Tune In Tonight: Metallica Live Radio Show Featuring the 1998 Great Woods Concert

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Metallica fans, get ready for an electrifying trip down memory lane tonight as we broadcast a live radio show featuring Metallica’s iconic performance at the Great Woods Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on July 19, 1998. This concert was a highlight of their “Poor Touring Me” tour, promoting their album “Reload,” and showcased the band’s raw energy and musical prowess.

The Setlist: A Blend of Classics and Covers from this memorable night is a testament to Metallica’s ability to blend their legendary originals with powerful covers of songs that influenced their musical journey. Here’s what you can expect to hear:

  1. Helpless (Diamond Head cover)
  2. The Four Horsemen
  3. Of Wolf and Man
  4. The Thing That Should Not Be
  5. Fuel
  6. The Memory Remains
  7. King Nothing
  8. Bleeding Me
  9. No Remorse
  10. Am I Evil? (Diamond Head cover)
  11. Stone Cold Crazy (Queen cover)
  12. The Wait (Killing Joke cover)
  13. Master of Puppets
  14. Damage, Inc.

Encore: 15. Last Caress (Misfits cover) 16. One 17. Breadfan (Budgie cover) 18. Motorbreath

This carefully curated setlist captures the essence of Metallica’s live performances during the “Poor Touring Me” tour. It includes fan favorites like “The Four Horsemen” and “Master of Puppets,” alongside covers of influential tracks by Diamond Head, Queen, Killing Joke, Misfits, and Budgie.

A Night to Remember. The July 19, 1998, concert at the Great Woods Center (now known as the Xfinity Center) was a defining moment for Metallica and their fans. The venue was packed with energy as the band delivered a powerful performance, filled with the intense riffs and dynamic stage presence that have become synonymous with their name. This concert not only showcased tracks from their then-latest album, “Reload,” but also took the audience on a journey through their earlier hits and musical influences.

Highlights of the Night

  • Explosive Opener: The show kicked off with a high-octane cover of Diamond Head’s “Helpless,” setting the tone for an unforgettable night.
  • Fan Favorites: Classics like “The Four Horsemen,” “Of Wolf and Man,” and “Master of Puppets” were delivered with the raw intensity that Metallica is known for.
  • Reload Gems: Tracks from the “Reload” album, such as “Fuel” and “The Memory Remains,” showcased the band’s evolving sound and were met with roaring approval from the crowd.
  • Iconic Covers: The band’s renditions of “Am I Evil?” by Diamond Head, “Stone Cold Crazy” by Queen, and “The Wait” by Killing Joke added a unique flavor to the setlist.
  • Powerful Encore: The encore was a perfect mix of covers and originals, featuring Misfits’ “Last Caress,” the haunting “One,” Budgie’s “Breadfan,” and the adrenaline-pumping “Motorbreath.”

Tonight’s live radio show is a must-listen for any Metallica fan. Whether you were there in person or are experiencing this legendary concert for the first time, the broadcast promises to deliver all the excitement and energy of that summer night in 1998. Tune in and let Metallica take you back to the Great Woods Center for an unforgettable sonic experience.

Get ready to rock out and relive the magic of Metallica live on stage. Turn up the volume and enjoy the ride!

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