Evening Standard: Metallica review: Heavy metal overlords still bring the noise

October 23, 2017 In the Press

The heavy metal monsters were in town as part of their WorldWired Tour, in support of their latest album Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct. 

Alas, before the moshing could begin, fans had to endure hour-long queues to enter the arena, with many taking to social media to vent their frustration.  

Inside, the stage was positioned in the centre of the arena, like a boxing ring, and the band came out swinging with Hardwired. “We’re so f***ed, shit outta luck, hardwired to self-destruct,” growled frontman James Hetfield, 54, suggesting a worldview as black as the band’s wardrobe. 

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