Karen Bliss

Karen Bliss is the Canadian correspondent for Billboard, in addition to writing for Rolling Stone, MSN, AOL and many others publications and sites in Canada. She is also founder/editor-in-chief of www.samaritanmag.com, a music-heavy original news magazine, and runs Canadian music column musiclowdown.com.

Metallica perform at The Opera House

Metallica Plays Intimate Charity Gig in Toronto

Metallica, whose new album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, played a hot-ticket club show in Toronto Tuesday night (Nov. 29) at the 950-capacity Opera House, with all proceeds from ticket sales (and donations of non-perishable goods) going to the Daily Bread Food Bank.