Metallica’s performance at Tushino Airfield in Moscow, Russia, in 1991 was a historic event that marked the beginning of a new era in Russian music and culture. The concert, which drew 1.6 million people, was the largest ever in Russia and the first by a central Western rock band.
Metallica’s iconic songs, such as “Enter Sandman” and “Master of Puppets,” had a powerful impact on the crowd. The concert provided a much-needed boost to the country’s morale during the economic upheaval and political uncertainty. Metallica’s performance was a significant success, proving that Western rock music could be just as popular in Russia as in the rest of the world. The band’s performance at Tushino Airfield helped break down barriers between East and West and set the stage for a new era in Russian music and