METALLICA: RIOT THE LIGHTNING
As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Metallica played a show in Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday night, and I guess everyone in the crowd was all hopped up on some fine Colombian cocaine, because the place went apeshit. There was a riot; three people were stabbed; a police officer was seriously injured; and at least 160 people were arrested.
There’s no word yet on whether or not there’s any truth to the rumors that the riots started after the 30,000 fans in attendance were all forced to listen to the band play post-Justice era material, but there is video of the ensuing chaos:
So it’s good to know that Lars has been trading industry secrets with his pal Axl Rose.