They're still a great live band. I don't want to compare them to their live performances in the 80s and 90s because I didn't get to see those shows. I enjoyed every Metallica show that I attended in the past year or so, and will continue to enjoy them.
To those who keep saying "they play like shit", "they are only a nostalgia band", blah blah, well the thousands of people who are going to the shows on the Death Magnetic tour are not fools. Thats all.
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