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Watch Pantera, Metallica, AC/DC Tear Up Moscow

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Ozzfest and Sounds of the Underground are fine and all, but back in 1991 the Monsters of Rock festival in Moscow featured Pantera, Metallica and AC/DC on the same bill. In addition to being a great concert, the show had real historical impact. It was the first mega-metal festival to follow the collapse of the Soviet Union and it was a sign of the changes and hardships to come.

MTV has posted a stream of Pantera playing “Cowboys From Hell,” “Primal Concrete Sledge” and “Psycho Holiday”; Metallica opening with “Enter Sandman,” and continuing the assault with “Creeping Death” and “Fade to Black”; And AC/DC capping off the night with “Back in Black,” “Highway to Hell,” “Whole Lotta Rosie” and “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You). The beginning of the 112 minute-long video capturing the event features the caption, “In August of 1991 in the U.S.S.R., the young challenged the old. Those who questioned authority triumphed.” Indeed, (re)visit this moment in history for some metal education, or to breathe in a little nostalgia.

Source: MTV

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1. New FOund Power writes:

Lucky Russian bastards I wish I could of seen that show. That bill is great.

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2. iEATbabies writes:

yeah i know what you mean, that would have been amazing to be there

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3. Edhead writes:

All 3 of those bands f***in kick ass, that would've been so f***in amazing.

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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

i am amazed they didnt put the black crowes in, since they played at that show as well....not saying i like the black crowes.....i downloaded this entire show a while back....Pantera was brutal as always....black crowes were the black crowes........Metallica played a damn good set, and you all know how i always smacktalk them.....AC/DC were amazing as always....

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5. DS writes:

Absolute , mindbending , all-out energy frezied, revolutional ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
As much as ACDC and Pantera rocked, Metallica were clearly the ones that raised the most hell.

All of us young folk can only dream of a concert of this stature.

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