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Review: Metallica (and one 85-year-old fan) crash the St. Pete Times Forum




The world's most famous 85-year-old Metallica fan, cancer survivor Margaret Priebe of Largo, was in the house for Saturday night's Metallica concert at the St. Pete Times Forum -- and not only that, she got to meet the band, too.

Sean Daly was also in the house, and he says Metallica's ear-splitting talents were on full display all night.

"Touring behind latest album Death Magnetic," Sean writes, "Metallica excelled at ferocity, the ear-meltier the better. Drummer Lars Ulrich was a master of the Uzi beat, and singer James Hetfield, stalking to various microphones so everyone could get a good look at his creepiness was like a carnival barker of the damned."

"Tampa," the 46-year-old Hetfield said, "we are here to kick your ass."

Click here to read Sean's review of the two-hour metal frenzy.

Photo: Willie J. Allen Jr., tbt*

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 3:13pm]


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