Originally Posted by treghet
Yes it is, but you're gaining time flying that direction. When I flew from Norway to California (with a connecting flight in Paris) I left at 6am and got to LAX at 2pm, if I remember correctly.
But Motorhead is playing a show in Stockholm today. So even if they left when their show was over (11pm?), they would arrive in San Fran after the Metallica show is already over.