If you're unfamiliar, for four years in the early 1990s, Sarajevo was subject to a nearly ceaseless campaign of mortar shelling and sniper fire in a territorial conflict that killed more than 10,000 citizens. People were eager to watch literally anything that wasn't something or someone exploding, even if the risk of said explosions was going to be terrifically high on the way to the show.
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Who could have guessed that the most metal performance in history would be based on Hair?
With the help of a 20-person ensemble and car batteries and gas generators to keep the power on, the two brave musicians managed to crank out an astounding run of 70 performances.
And every single one of them was probably way better than that Spiderman shit Bono forced on us.