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Metallica Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.9 Stars)

Number of reviews: 67

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2.0 star rating Brian from Indianapolis, Indiana

PROBABLY WOULD HAVE BEEN AN EPIC SHOW IF WE COULD HEAR IT

I've been a Metallica fan for almost 30 years and I've seen them about a half dozen times, so I know they put on a great show. That said, the sound quality was so bad in the upper level of Banker's Life fieldhouse that we decided to leave about halfway through. Everything was very muddy, like we were listening through a wall. Some friends sat in the lower level and they said they sound was OK there, so it might have just been bad in the upper level. Too bad we couldn't shell out for better seats so we could enjoy the show.

2.0 star rating CB from Indianapolis, Indiana

LOVE METALLICA BUT...

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

LEFT EARLY

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

TERRIBLE SOUND

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

GREAT BAND - AWFUL VENUE AND ACOUSTICS

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

1.0 star rating Rasmus Haugaard from Albany, New York

HORRIBLE SOUND

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

WORST SOUND EVER AT A LIVE CONCERT

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!

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