Metallica units SaskTel Centre attendance document, makes Saskatoon Meals Financial institution donation

It was a record breaking performance for Metallica on Saturday night in Saskatoon.

According to the SaskTel Center, 16,874 fans came to the concert, breaking the facility’s previous attendance record of 15,806.

A strong 18-song set was highlighted by the hit Nothing Else Matters, which Metallica dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos.

Saskatoon was one of only two Canadian stops on Metallica’s fall North America tour – the other was Winnipeg on September 13 – on the band’s WorldWired tour.

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It was the first time Metallica had played in Saskatoon in 14 years.

Metallica also donated a $ 10,000 donation to the Saskatoon Food Bank through its All Within My Hands Foundation.

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