Over 100,000 fans pack the Plains for Metallica

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

Metallica frontman James Hetfield, during the performance.

Over 100,000 fans gorged the Plains of Abraham on July 16 for a supershow that included Dance Larry Dance, guitarist Joe Satriani and Metallica.
For years, music lovers have been requesting that Metallica, a heavy metal band, perform at Summer Fest. Single-day passes for Saturday’s show sold out in a few days, a testament to the group’s strong Quebec following.