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Metallica Reviews

Metal & Hard RockConcerts

Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.9 Stars)

Number of reviews: 65



2.0 star rating CB from Indianapolis, Indiana


Love Metallica and always will. That said the opening “act” was bizarre,lame, out of place, and just plain bad. The set list was great but couldn’t hear it. Now that said BLFH has horrible acoustics but also the wireless set up for the band had massive latency so bass was over riding and the guitar parts were not in sync. I am guessing the sound board engineer boosted bass to overcompensate for the vocal and guitar asynchronous sound quality.

2.0 star rating Old Rocker from San Francisco, California


Opener was unbearable, had to leave arena to get away. Sound was unbelievably bad. Wanted to leave the show after a couple of songs, but stuck it out for more than half the show. Saw the show with SF Symphony and bought a second night. This was very disappointing.

2.0 star rating from Las Vegas, Nevada


The show was good but the sound was way off. I checked it out from sec 131 and the 150 club and thought the sound was poor.

2.0 star rating VS from Los Angeles, California


Horrible acoustics ruined a legendary band - it should have been fixed

1.0 star rating Rasmus Haugaard from Albany, New York


Metallica did all they could do i guess but the arena had bad acoustic i guess.. The sound was horrible because it was hard to differentiate the instruments and vocals. It was one big wave of sound. Like they played in a hangar.

1.0 star rating Brian Holland from Charlotte, North Carolina


Have seen ACDC and others at the same Spectrum Center / Bobcats Arena venue in Charlotte and the sound was loud and fine. Seen many other metal bands at venues around the world and this was the worst - not even close. Of the 18 songs played by Metallica, you'd be hard pressed to name 14 of them, even if you had the set list in front of you, as it was just noise - and not very loud noise at that! Vocals totally lost at times, and virtually no lead guitar. Horrendous. If this is what 37 years on the road does they need to retire or replace that 37 year old equipment or deaf sound engineer! What a waste of $175 - for an upper tier seat at that...RIP OFF!

1.0 star rating Mark from Florida


First 3 songs, all I could hear was drums. After that, a little of the guitars came through. Vocals were drowned out all night long. Didn't think that they played For Whom the Bell Tolls until I saw the set list the next day. The sound was so bad I couldn't recognize it! Was it a problem with the venue or the band's own sound guys? I travelled to Madison from Florida for this mess. Spent $435 for 2 seats in the lower section. The opening act sucked. Worst comedian I've ever seen. I should have stayed home and gone to see Lynyrd Skynyrd in Jacksonville that same night!

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