Metallica Tomorrow in Prague

Metallica is an American Rock band that formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California. Metallica’s original line-up consisted of Lars Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, lead guitarist Dave Mustaine, and bassist Ron McGovney. McGovney and Mustaine were later ejected from the band, in favor of Cliff Burton and Kirk Hammett, respectively. The ejection of Mustaine resulted in a feud between him and Metallica. Mustaine later went on to form the band Megadeth.

Metallica’s early releases included fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship that placed them as one of the “Big Four” of the thrash metal subgenre alongside Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community, and some critics say the 1986 release Master of Puppets is one of the most influential and “heavy” thrash metal albums.

The band achieved substantial commercial success with its self-titled 1991 album Metallica, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Some critics and fans believed the band changed its musical direction to appeal to the mainstream audience. In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band’s copyright-protected material for free without the band members’ consent, by which became even more commercial in the eyes of many fans.

The band has become one of the most commercially successful with over 95 million records sold worldwide, including 57 million in the United States alone.

Metallica concert takes place in Prague Stadion Eden. It will be the first concert in this very new stadium, and Mettallica will show what they can do on 3rd June.