I’ve never seen an event with so many fans wearing black shirts as when Metallica performed in Singapore last August 24, 2013. Forty thousand fans filled the Changi Exhibition Center, the newest and largest concert venue in Singapore.
A few days earlier the band played in Kuala Lumpur. A few hardcore fans from KL still showed up in Singapore for their second fix of the band. The whole of Southeast Asia had waited 20 years for the guys to show up and fans weren’t just going to miss their chance, they were going to milk it for all they’ve got.
The band, who flew in from KL on the day of the concert, went straight to the pre-concert press conference.
Seeing them in normal clothes was a surprise. I was so used to the dark image they they presented all these years. That afternoon, singer James Hetfield wore a normal white shirt, long shorts and sneakers; guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo were in surfwear sinceRead More »from 40,000 fans jam Metallica concert in Singapore