A muggy night in Abu Dhabi in 2011. Under the stadium lights a
30,000-strong sea of Libyans, Palestinians, Syrians, and
Egyptians wait in anticipation. Alongside them are Saudis,
Iranians, and Israelis. Defiance and excitement course through
the crowd like electricity. Standing together, they are waiting
for Metallica’s first-ever show in the Middle East. Many of the
people in the audience have faced untold violence in their lives,... more...