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  • Sad news. I always just figured he's been sober since Some Kind Of Monster. 
    so did i. that touring schedule must be killer on an addict. i can't imagine. 
    They go over-the-top with their touring schedule. As a fan, I'm always down for it of course. But like you said, it has to take it's toll. And I think Kirk said in an interview a few years ago that they have to tour that much because of all the overhead and the amount of folks on the payroll. 

    They need a Pearl Jam-like hiatus. Maybe play a few stadiums, but otherwise, slow down a bit. 
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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 22,061
    Sad news. I always just figured he's been sober since Some Kind Of Monster. 
    so did i. that touring schedule must be killer on an addict. i can't imagine. 
    They go over-the-top with their touring schedule. As a fan, I'm always down for it of course. But like you said, it has to take it's toll. And I think Kirk said in an interview a few years ago that they have to tour that much because of all the overhead and the amount of folks on the payroll. 

    They need a Pearl Jam-like hiatus. Maybe play a few stadiums, but otherwise, slow down a bit. 
    really? that's insane. maybe cut down the corporation a bit. 
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 33,524
    S&M 2 in theaters tomorrow. Still debating on whether or not to see this in the theaters or just wait to the album comes out. Think it's like $15 or so to see it in the theater.
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    S&M 2 in theaters tomorrow. Still debating on whether or not to see this in the theaters or just wait to the album comes out. Think it's like $15 or so to see it in the theater.
    Same here. James has sounded rough in the past few years and the setlist was disappointing. Might just watch the original S&M show instead. 

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    Metallica headlining two nights at Louder than Life in Louisville in Sept 2020
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    S&M 2 in theaters tomorrow. Still debating on whether or not to see this in the theaters or just wait to the album comes out. Think it's like $15 or so to see it in the theater.
    Same here. James has sounded rough in the past few years and the setlist was disappointing. Might just watch the original S&M show instead. 

    I passed. By the time i got done work and had something to eat, it was cutting it close. Might check a replay. I think it's gonna be reshown in the theatres over the weekend also.
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  • SmallestOceansSmallestOceans Posts: 13,339
    edited October 2019
    S&M 2 in theaters tomorrow. Still debating on whether or not to see this in the theaters or just wait to the album comes out. Think it's like $15 or so to see it in the theater.
    Same here. James has sounded rough in the past few years and the setlist was disappointing. Might just watch the original S&M show instead. 

    This is pretty far from the truth. I thought the setlist flowed nicely. They played atleast one song from every album.

    S&M 2 was incredible last night. If you’re within driving distance in the next couple days and you’re a Metallica fan just go and see it. You’re in for a treat. The Outlaw Torn is worth the price of admission alone. I wish James the best in rehab. 
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  • chittychitty Posts: 443
    2 nights, 2 unique sets at a few American Rock festivals in the USA during spring of 2020. This was announced today. I find it interesting they commit to these while their lead singer is in rehab.
  • JPPJ84JPPJ84 Hamburg, Germany Posts: 2,649
    S&M 2 in theaters tomorrow. Still debating on whether or not to see this in the theaters or just wait to the album comes out. Think it's like $15 or so to see it in the theater.
    Same here. James has sounded rough in the past few years and the setlist was disappointing. Might just watch the original S&M show instead. 

    This is pretty far from the truth. I thought the setlist flowed nicely. They played atleast one song from every album.

    S&M 2 was incredible last night. If you’re within driving distance in the next couple days and you’re a Metallica fan just go and see it. You’re in for a treat. The Outlaw Torn is worth the price of admission alone. I wish James the best in rehab. 
    Watched it Wednesday night. I loved the fans and most of the music. Although some of their stuff really sounds like Manowar - Warriors of the world... For me it doesn’t come close to the original, it kinda lacked the charme. Maybe it was the huge arena or maybe it was just the showiness (is that a word?) of Kirk and Lars :wink: 
  • pjsteelerfanpjsteelerfan MarylandPosts: 9,820
    chitty said:
    2 nights, 2 unique sets at a few American Rock festivals in the USA during spring of 2020. This was announced today. I find it interesting they commit to these while their lead singer is in rehab.
    I think they probably committed to these a while back
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  • PoncierPoncier Posts: 11,320
    chitty said:
    2 nights, 2 unique sets at a few American Rock festivals in the USA during spring of 2020. This was announced today. I find it interesting they commit to these while their lead singer is in rehab.
    Axl could always fill in. :lol:
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  • g under pg under p Surfing The far side of THE Sombrero GalaxyPosts: 17,810
    I was sort of half reading through some of the posts on this page. So let me understand this, is James in rehab for a relapse with alcohol?

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  • g under p said:
    I was sort of half reading through some of the posts on this page. So let me understand this, is James in rehab for a relapse with alcohol?

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  • jjflashjjflash Posts: 4,177
    Sad news. I always just figured he's been sober since Some Kind Of Monster. 
    so did i. that touring schedule must be killer on an addict. i can't imagine. 
    They go over-the-top with their touring schedule. As a fan, I'm always down for it of course. But like you said, it has to take it's toll. And I think Kirk said in an interview a few years ago that they have to tour that much because of all the overhead and the amount of folks on the payroll. 

    They need a Pearl Jam-like hiatus. Maybe play a few stadiums, but otherwise, slow down a bit. 
    I thought the same thing, @Ledbetterman10. As a fan reading into the situation that touring was at least a significant if not THE contributor to James's relapse, it makes Pearl Jam's disappearance from the radar all the more understandable. PJ's silent absence at times has been frustrating but Hetfield's situation helps put things in perspective. As artists all of these folks give a tremendous amount of themselves and, unfortunately, the outpouring of self can easily, and oftentimes unknowingly, tip the scales into the 'too much' category. To echo @HughFreakingDillon's point, sounds like the machine Metallica has created might be 'too much'.
  • EdLawEdLaw Posts: 194
    edited October 2019
    With the Hardwired tour stretching across three years, it might look like they're always on the road, but they've actually cut their schedule way back already. They do two weeks on, two weeks off, and limit themselves to no more than 50 dates a year.

    Of course, if that's still too much for James to handle, they should cut back further. The "Metallica machine" was definitely a contributing factor to his problems back in the day. But a lot has changed since his first rehab stint. 
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  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 21,313
    Cool version of Blackend. Corona edition


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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 33,524
    Cool version of Blackend. Corona edition



    that was pretty awesome
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    Cool version of Blackend. Corona edition


    Very, very cool.  Would love to see more of these. From Metallica or *cough* any other band.  
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 18,211
    Trujillo needs to upgrade his digs.. Looks like he's selling clothes stolen off a truck, like in Goodfellas. 
  • PoncierPoncier Posts: 11,320
    mrussel1 said:
    Trujillo needs to upgrade his digs.. Looks like he's selling clothes stolen off a truck, like in Goodfellas. 
    Lars and James only pay him minimum wage, that place is all he can afford.
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 33,524
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
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  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 24,542
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    I figure all that footage was used in one way or another on Cliff, no?

    I'd like to see the full shows w Mustaine though.  That would be cool.  Or a McGuvny show.  Ron seems to have a ton of demo stuff.  Maybe he has some video?
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 18,211
    Poncier said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Trujillo needs to upgrade his digs.. Looks like he's selling clothes stolen off a truck, like in Goodfellas. 
    Lars and James only pay him minimum wage, that place is all he can afford.
    Probably.. does anyone think Newsted was anywhere near an 'equal share'?
  • PoncierPoncier Posts: 11,320
    mrussel1 said:
    Poncier said:
    mrussel1 said:
    Trujillo needs to upgrade his digs.. Looks like he's selling clothes stolen off a truck, like in Goodfellas. 
    Lars and James only pay him minimum wage, that place is all he can afford.
    Probably.. does anyone think Newsted was anywhere near an 'equal share'?
    No chance.
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  • NSLNSL Charlotte, NCPosts: 229
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    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    Would be nice to see some 80's video.  Guessing not a ton of higher quality videos available from then.  With that said, the videos they've been showing have been awesome performances
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    NSL said:
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    Would be nice to see some 80's video.  Guessing not a ton of higher quality videos available from then.  With that said, the videos they've been showing have been awesome performances

    yeah although they might have more stuff from the Binge and Purge era. That would be cool.

    I missed last weeks performance. To be honest didn't really have any desire to see a set from the '16 tour.
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  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 24,542
    NSL said:
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    Would be nice to see some 80's video.  Guessing not a ton of higher quality videos available from then.  With that said, the videos they've been showing have been awesome performances

    yeah although they might have more stuff from the Binge and Purge era. That would be cool.

    I missed last weeks performance. To be honest didn't really have any desire to see a set from the '16 tour.
    The whole Black tour was recorded.  They have material for days from that time.

    I remember at the show I was at they had mentioned that they were recording.
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 21,313
    NSL said:
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    Would be nice to see some 80's video.  Guessing not a ton of higher quality videos available from then.  With that said, the videos they've been showing have been awesome performances

    yeah although they might have more stuff from the Binge and Purge era. That would be cool.

    I missed last weeks performance. To be honest didn't really have any desire to see a set from the '16 tour.
    The Vans show?

    But that has been up since 2016 I think.... I've seen that one before.
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    Did you get St Anger or Frantic?
    Yeah. They played Frantic. I was pretty happy to hear that song, because Some Kind Of Monster is one of my favourite documentaries. so revealing.
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 33,524
    NSL said:
    For every Mondays show they should have released a concert footage from each album. That would be pretty cool to see something from Kill em All or Master or Ride era.
    Would be nice to see some 80's video.  Guessing not a ton of higher quality videos available from then.  With that said, the videos they've been showing have been awesome performances
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