How Long Are Metallica Concerts In 2024?


Only a handful of bands can match the sheer power and intensity of Metallica when it comes to live rock performances. The legendary metal band are known for their explosive performances and the concerts are a feast with the duration of the shows leaving fans both exhausted and craving for more. But how long does a typical Metallica concert last in 2024?

Metallica concert duration

Metallica are set to perform at PGE Narodowy in Warsaw, Poland on July 7 and a fan on Reddit is curious about the duration. Well, another fan shared his experience of Metallica concert as he attended the concert at Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland on June 7. He noted that including the opening acts, the show lasted around 6 hours and also added an additional 2 hours as doors opened.

It has come to light that after conquering all terrestrial continents, Metallica are headed to Fortnite later this month as the metal veterans will become the first band to play appear across all Fortnite experiences.

It is noted that after launching Metallica-themed gameplay starting Thursday (June 13) in Fortnite FestivalBattle RoyaleLEGO Fortnite and Rocket Racing, the Bay Area rockers will play a series of in-game concerts for players only on June 22 and 23 entitled Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury.

Epic Games recently announced the news on Wednesday (June 12) and revealed that users will have six opportunities to catch the concerts at 2 p.m, 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. on the 22nd and 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on the 23rd. The company stated that the concert was completely customized and built from the ground-up using the powerful Unreal Editor 3D computer graphic game engine.

The gig has been described as an immersive experience with, “a brand-new playable concert that will journey through six of Metallica’s fan-favorite songs with themed gameplay that complements the intensity of a Metallica live show.”

The band follows previous Fortnite Festival guests Lady Gaga, the Weeknd and Billie Eilish, who’ve been featured in the game that was developed by the same company that gave you Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

The band members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo will be featured as the icons for Fortnite Festival Season 4 and fans will be able to play along to such Metallica classics as “Enter Sandman,” “Ride the Lightning” and “Master of Puppets.”

The band will also be part of the new season of Fortnite Festival‘s Battle Stage, a new competitive way to play the rhythmic music game that will be available to play after the concerts take place.

The Stage will include 16 players in each match, with all competitors playing the same four-song set until one comes out on top. Season 4 beings on Thursday and lasts through 12 a.m. ET on August 16. Users can also grab Metallica-themed collectibles — including instruments and outfits — and go on band-themed quests.