Metal concerts are always wild and yet peaceful. You will find metalheads of all kinds assemble together to listen to local or popular artists and headbang all night. If you have not to check it out already, your city will have several local metalhead communities that you can join to attend the underground gigs and get the best updates on the upcoming major events. When you have booked tickets for an upcoming concert and want to make sure that you are completely prepared for it, here are the tips to help you out.
Arrange your transportation
If the event is happening in your city, book your cab or get your car ready for the trip. Decide how many of you are going together. If you have a big group, you can carpool together. If you are solo, it is better to take a can because you may get exhausted by the end of the concert, and driving back will become a headache. When you book a cab, you can easily drive back home on time. Although it is considered badass to arrive on a bike to a metal concert, be sure of your safety first.
Check for the weather
Rain cannot stop a metal concert from happening. However, you will require a waterproof jacket to not get drenched in the rain when you can make arrangements. Check the weather updates of the location one day before the concert, so you can make changes in what you are going to wear to the concert.
Pack the essentials
Keep a bag with yourself that will contain your energy bars and the essentials that you will need during the concert. If you are planning to film the concert, make sure that you carry extra batteries, tripods, chargers, and extra SD cards with you. You may also need to pack a little booze to enjoy loosen up and enjoy your time. Do not overdrink, or you will miss the best parts of the concert and regret it the next day. Do not forget to keep a market in case you get a chance to get the autograph of your favorite band.
Keep yourself hydrated
Drink plenty of water before going to the concert. You will be headbanging and jumping in the moshpits for the night, and your body needs enough energy to last long. Energy drinks provide electrolytes to your body for an extreme concert. If you plan on boozing at the concert, it is better that your body is already hydrated, or you will have a bad hangover the next day.
Check your tickets
Check your tickets one last time before heading out. Know your gate entry, time, and location of the event, so you reach there safely and comfortably. The tickets will also provide the rules for the concert, so get that checked too to avoid any complications at the entry.