Lots of bands wear all black and perform music that bears the label "heavy metal." Lots of bands even tour with huge stage sets, lighting systems, and pyro effects. But few bands consider their fans so heavily when they design their touring productions. And no band in recent memory has sacrificed the opening drama of every show by starting off with all the house lights on, so they can greet the audience first.
Metallica, obviously, is not just another heavy metal band. For many fans o