Metallica live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

Metallica

363
critic concert reviews
metal

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

89
%
Based on 
363
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
83
%
Based on 
33
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

Real Live Certified badge for artists with consistent, high quality live performances and broad critical acclaim.

Critic Consensus

Metallica is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 363 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Metallica is rated as an excellent live performer. Metallica concert reviews describe live shows and performances as thrilling, uplifting, electrifying, likeable, dazzling, powerful, and career-spanning.

ON TOUR

Olympiastadion, München, Germany (May 24); Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany (May 26); Ippodromo Snai La Maura, Milano, Italy (May 29); Magna Racino, Ebreichsdorf, Austria (June 1); Olympiastadion, Helsinki, Finland (June 7); Olympiastadion, Helsinki, Finland (June 9); Parken, København Ø, Denmark (June 14); Parken, København Ø, Denmark (June 16); Ekebergsletta, Oslo, Norway (June 26); Val de Moine, Clisson, France (June 27)

Latest release

If Darkness Had a Son – The Amsterdam Sessions (Amazon Music Presents) (September 5, 2036)

artist info

GENRE
metal
ORIGIN
Los Angeles, United States (1981 - present)
BIO
Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles by vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich and has been based in San Francisco for most of its career.
HAS PERFORMED with
Guns N' Roses, Lamb of God, Kvelertak, Jim Breuer, Fear Factory, Avenged Sevenfold

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Glide Magazine (USA)

November 14, 2023
%
Metallica Crushes Night One At Detroit’s Ford Field With Help From Pantera

Mlive (USA)

November 11, 2023
%
Metallica kicks off weekend in Detroit with masterful Night 1 performance at Ford Field

Louder Sound

October 10, 2023
90
%
Metallica trim the fat for an all-conquering closing set at Power Trip festival; Metallica Setlist Power Trip 8 October 2023

Variety (USA)

October 9, 2023
%
Metallica, AC/DC, Judas Priest Rule at All-Metal ‘Power Trip’ Festival

Consequence (USA)

October 9, 2023
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Metallica and Tool Close Out Historic Power Trip Festival

The Orange County Register (USA)

October 9, 2023
%
The three-day rock and heavy metal event wrapped up at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Sunday, Oct. 8.

AzCentral.com (USA)

September 10, 2023
%
Metallica ride the lightning on Night 2 in Phoenix after COVID-19 cut first show short

Past critic reviews published in

Austin American-Statesman (USA), Mercury News (USA), Los Angeles Times (USA), The Austin Chronicle (USA), Dallas Observer (USA) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Ralph Arvesen [CC BY-2.0] via Wikimedia Commons