Designer John Broderick has been working with Metallica since 1988, except for a few years when Butch Allen handled some tours while Broderick attended to other duties. The band’s latest world tour, in support of album Death Magnetic, represents Broderick’s return to designing for the heavy metal band that formed in 1981. The design for the tour includes an in-the-round setup, complete with 2-ton hanging coffins that double as lighting rigs positioned above the stage. ...

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