Kill 'Em All for One

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Kill 'Em All for One
Tour by Metallica and Raven
Associated album Kill 'Em All
All for One
Start date July 27, 1983
End date July 20, 1984
Shows 59
Metallica and Raven concert chronology
Kill 'Em All for One Tour
(1983-1984)
Ride the Lightning Tour
(1984-1985)

Kill 'Em All for One was the first major concert tour by American thrash metal band Metallica. The tour included Metallica's newly hired lead guitarist Kirk Hammett. It was sponsored by Megaforce Records. The tour consisted of 59 dates across the US and Europe, provided by Megaforce Records. The concert set lists would often consist of mostly songs from its debut studio album Kill 'Em All and also songs from Ride the Lightning that were not released on Kill 'Em All. These songs included "Fight Fire with Fire", "Ride the Lightning", "The Call of Ktulu", and "Creeping Death", along with covers of Blitzkrieg's "Blitzkrieg" and Diamond Head's "Am I Evil?".

Typical setlist[edit]

(Taken from Rising Sun, Yonkers New York show on July 29, 1983)

  1. "Hit the Lights"
  2. "The Four Horsemen"
  3. "Motorbreath"
  4. "Jump in the Fire"
  5. "Phantom Lord"
  6. "No Remorse"
  7. "(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth" (bass solo)
  8. "Whiplash"
  9. "Seek & Destroy"
  10. "Guitar Solo"
  11. "Metal Militia"
  12. "Creeping Death"
  13. "The Call Of Ktulu"
  14. "Fight Fire With Fire"
  15. "Blitzkrieg" (Blitzkrieg)
  16. "Am I Evil?" (Diamond Head)

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Venue
July 27, 1983 New Brunswick, New Jersey Royal Manor
July 28, 1983 Bridgeport, Connecticut Utopia
July 29, 1983 Yonkers, New York Rising Sun
July 30, 1983 Boston, Massachusetts The Rat
July 31, 1983
August 2, 1983 Jamestown, New York Melody Inn
August 3, 1983 Buffalo, New York Rooftops
August 4, 1983 Rochester, New York Riverboat
August 5, 1983 Elmhurst, New York L'Amour East
August 6, 1983 New York City, New York L'Amour
August 7, 1983 Cheers
August 9, 1983 Morganville, New Jersey Sports 9 Rock 'n Roll Heaven Arena
August 10, 1983 Baltimore, Maryland Seagull
August 11, 1983 Coast to Coast
August 13, 1983 Chicago, Illinois The Metro
August 14, 1983 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Mickey's
August 16, 1983 Bald Knob, Arkansas Bald Knob Amphitheatre
August 17, 1983 Pine Bluff, Arkansas Pine Bluff Convention Center
August 18, 1983 Texarkana, Arkansas Texarkana Community College
August 19, 1983 Russellville, Arkansas Tucker Coliseum
August 20, 1983 Roland, Oklahoma Harry's
August 22, 1983 Tyler, Texas Harvey Hall
August 24, 1983 Austin, Texas The Nightlife
August 25, 1983 San Antonio, Texas Daddy's Nightclub
August 26, 1983 Odessa, Texas ?
August 27, 1983 Portales, New Mexico Eastern New Mexico SU
August 28, 1983 Las Cruces, New Mexico Corbett Center Ballroom
August 30, 1983 Los Angeles, California Country Club
September 1, 1983 Palo Alto, California Keystone
September 2, 1983 Berkeley, California Keystone
September 3, 1983 San Francisco, California The Stone
October 31, 1983 Palo Alto, California Keystone
November 4, 1983 Los Angeles, California Country Club
November 7, 1983 San Francisco, California The Stone
November 24, 1983 Palo Alto, California Keystone
November 25, 1983 Berkeley, California Keystone
November 26, 1983 San Francisco, California The Stone
December 14, 1983 Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Palms
December 15, 1983 Chicago, Illinois Chicago Pavilion
December 16, 1983 Chicago, Illinois Chicago Pavilion
December 18, 1983 Cleveland, Ohio Agora Ballroom
December 30, 1983 Aberdeen, New Jersey Fountain Casino
December 31, 1983 Mount Vernon, New York Left Bank
January 14, 1984 Boston, Massachusetts Channel Club
January 21, 1984 Valley Stream, New York Rio Theater
January 22, 1984 Boston, Massachusetts Channel Club
February 3, 1984 Zurich, Switzerland Volkshaus
February 5, 1984 Milan, Italy Teatro Tenda
February 7, 1984 Nuremberg, Germany Hemmerleinhalle
February 9, 1984 Paris, France Espace Ballard
February 11, 1984 Zwolle, Netherlands Aardshock Festival
February 12, 1984 Poperinge, Belgium Maecke Blyde
March 27, 1984 London, UK Marquee
April 8, 1984 London, UK Marquee
June 6, 1984 Leiden, Netherlands Stadgehoorzaal
June 7, 1984 Frankfurt, Germany Volkshildungsheim
June 8, 1984 Oldenzaal, Netherlands Jumbo
June 9, 1984 Zwaagwesteinde, Netherlands Evenmentenhal
June 10, 1984 Poperinge, Belgium Sportsfields
July 20, 1984 San Francisco, California Mabuhay Gardens

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