General

What's the difference between MP3, FLAC and ALAC (Apple Lossless) formats?
We have chosen the most popular audio formats among the online community. Both MP3 files and CD-Quality Apple Lossless (ALAC) files will play in iTunes and ...
Tue, 23 May, 2017 at 12:51 PM
What is LiveMetallica.com?
 This service allows fans to buy and download files of soundboard recordings from current Metallica tours very soon after the show have happene...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:12 AM
How much does it cost?
 The price of each show is based on format and length. Each show is available in three formats: MP3 (standard), CD-Quality FLAC and CD-Quality ...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:12 AM
What do I get?
  After completing the purchase process you may download the entire show or album in the format you've chosen. Fo...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:13 AM
Why are FLAC and ALAC more expensive than MP3?
FLAC and ALAC downloads are more expensive because they cost more to deliver to you. A show compressed in FLAC or ALAC is typically 3 or more t...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:14 AM
Can I use a dial-up modem or do I need a cable modem or DSL?
 The rule of thumb is the faster the better. You can download shows from livemetallica.com on a dial-up modem, but it may take about 12 hours o...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:16 AM
How quickly will new shows be available?
 Barring unexpected problems, new shows will generally be available for download within 48 hours of the actual concert, sometimes sooner.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:16 AM
Will every song the band plays be available for download?
 In most instances, yes. However we do need to obtain permission from the copyright holder on songs that are not written by Metallica. Should t...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:17 AM
Can I download content I've purchased from multiple computers?
 Yes, you can download files from a computer other than the one you originally purchased the show on.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:17 AM
Can I share the files I buy at LiveMetallica.com?
  As you can all see, we have chosen not to encrypt or shackle these files in any way. There is a certain level of trust associ...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 at 10:18 AM