Every time I listen to Metallica, part of me has hope that they couldre tb433=- (cat just walked across keyboard)... they could come close to touching what they used to be. Even though they don't I guess I still like hearing them play some of my favorite songs, but I've only payed to see them once, and unless I was guaranteed a stellar set list I will never pay to see them again. Even more so now that a lot of my favorite bands are touring and playing shows for $20 and under, where I can get food, a few beers, a ticket, shirt, and record for less than the cost of a Metallica ticket.
4/11 Fear FestEvil w/ High on Fire
4/17 Electric Fucking Wizard
4/28 Mastodong/Clutch/Big Biz