Concert Review: Metallica Rules The World

Metallica played a monstrous 18 song two-hour, 15 minute set featuring plenty of classics and five from their well-received Hardwired…To Self-Destruct in front of an impressive 50,000-plus raucous fans on Wednesday at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA in support of their WorldWired Tour 2017. The godfathers of astute heavy metal wasted little time celebrating their latest release (out Nov. 2016) starting out the gate with the fast-paced “Hardwired” and right into the awesome “Atlas, Rise!” which simply kicked in spite of some early issues. The two felt more like soundcheck guinea pigs – a bit muddy – since the band … Continue reading Concert Review: Metallica Rules The World

Top 10 Best* Metallica Songs

The other day I listened to “One,” just a fantastic Metallica song, and thought, why not a Top 10 list of Metallica songs. I enjoy reading Top 10 lists and have occasionally done them for other publications but it’s something I’ve never done before in this forum. I, like everyone else, get drawn into reading them. They’re quite often enlightening, usually entertaining and Top 10 lists provide an easy read for readers. However, these lists tend to be subjective and sometimes, if not always, raise the ire of someone, somewhere. Especially when it comes to music. Perhaps that’s why I’ve … Continue reading Top 10 Best* Metallica Songs