Sunday, October 30, 2011

VIDEO: Metallica rocks Bangalore

The show finally went on for Metallica and their fans in India, Sunday night in Bangalore.

After Friday’s fiasco in Gurgaon, NDTV reports the band rocked Bangalore Sunday, amid tight security. Thousands of fans were seen screaming, cheering and head-banging as one of the world's best-known rock band sang some of their most iconic songs. The group performed at the Palace Grounds in the city.

The performance, which was to be the second for Metallica in India, turned out to be its maiden show following the abrupt cancellation of its concert at the Leisure Valley in Gurgaon on Friday over "security issues."

But there were no glitches in the band's performance in Bangalore, as Metallica rocked the packed audience.

Inner Spectrum from Bangalore and Guillotine from New Delhi were the opening acts for the event.

The crowd erupted in joy when Metallica finally took the stage to play some of their hits, much to the delight of their fans.

More than 20,000 tickets with prices ranging from Rs. 1650 to Rs. 2750 (between $34 and $57 US.) had been sold for the concert.

We’ll await more video from the scene, but NDTV has filed this news report:

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