Times-Advocate Escondido: Metallica concert: a lesson in California pop culture for all ages
San Diego’s Gaslamp is known for its contemporary clubs, diners and pubs. The atmosphere attracts a motley crew of tourists and hipsters seeking a taste of the California lifestyle.
On this day the Gaslamp attracted herds of fans dressed in black. If there ever was a time for tourists to get a lesson in California pop culture, August 7, 2017 was the day. San Francisco’s Metallica headlined a concert at Petco Park with Huntington Beach’s Avenged Sevenfold and Gojira from France.