On July 18, 2008, Metallica performed in St. Petersburg as part of their World Magnetic Tour. This was the first and long-awaited visit of the famous “metal-rockers” to the big city on the Neva river. The show of your favorite group was attended by about 20 thousand spectators. The concert took place at the Sports and Concert Complex – “Peterburgsky”. Today this unique building not anymore (it was destroyed in 2019-20).
On June 21, 2008, a grandiose event “Scarlet Sails”(Alye Parusa) took place on Palace Square in St. Petersburg – a city holiday for graduates of educational institutions. This large-scale event took place for the fourth time and has already become popular and significant not only in the city on the Neva, but also for the whole country..
June 06, 2006 Roger Waters gave his first show on the Palace Square (Dvortsovaya sq.) in Sankt-Petersburg / capacity of about 35,000 spectators. Roger Waters performed a famous program – “The Dark Side of the Moon”. Also he sang other legendary hits from the time of Pink Floyd and from his solo albums. This show was held as part of the cultural program of the Economic Forum.
On July 18, 2007, Metallica performed in Moscow at the Bolshoi Sports Arena in Luzhniki. The concert took place in the program of the Tuborg GREENFEST festival! and as part of the “Sick of the Studio` 07” world tour.
June 24, 2006 Roger Waters gave his first show on the Red Square in Moscow (Vasilyevsky Spusk) / capacity of about 15,000 spectators. It was a famous program – “The Dark Side of the Moon”. He also sang other hits from the time of Pink Floyd and from his solo albums.