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" (Then titled "When Hell Freezes Over")
  14. "Fight Fire With Fire"
  15. "Blitzkrieg" (Blitzkrieg)
  16. "Am I Evil?" (Diamond Head)

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
July 27, 1983 New Berunswick United States Royal Manor
July 28, 1983 Bridgeport Utopia
July 29, 1983 Yonkers Rising Sun
July 30, 1983 Boston The Rat
July 31, 1983
August 2, 1983 Jamestown Melody Inn
August 3, 1983 Buffalo Rooftops
August 4, 1983 Rochester Riverboat
August 5, 1983 New York City L'Amour East
August 6, 1983 L'Amour
August 7, 1983 Cheers
August 9, 1983 Morganville Sports 9 Rock 'n Roll Heaven Arena
August 10, 1983 Baltimore Seagull
August 11, 1983 Coast to Coast
August 13, 1983 Chicago The Metro
August 14, 1983 Milwaukee Mickey's
August 16, 1983 Bald Knob Bald Knob Amphitheatre
August 17, 1983 Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Convention Center
August 18, 1983 Texarkana Texarkana Community College
August 19, 1983 Russellville Tucker Coliseum
August 20, 1983 Roland Harry's
August 22, 1983 Tyler Harvey Hall
August 24, 1983 Austin The Nightlife
August 25, 1983 San Antonio Daddy's Nightclub
August 26, 1983 Odessa ?
August 27, 1983 Portales Eastern New Mexico SU
August 28, 1983 Las Cruces Corbett Center Ballroom
August 30, 1983 Los Angeles Country Club
September 1, 1983 Palo Alto Keystone
September 2, 1983 Berkeley Keystone
September 3, 1983 San Francisco The Stone
October 31, 1983 Palo Alto Keystone
November 4, 1983 Los Angeles Country Club
November 7, 1983 San Francisco The Stone
November 24, 1983 Palo Alto Keystone
November 25, 1983 Berkeley Keystone
November 26, 1983 San Francisco The Stone
December 14, 1983 Milwaukee The Palms
December 15, 1983 Chicago Chicago Pavilion
December 16, 1983
December 18, 1983 Cleveland Agora Ballroom
December 30, 1983 Aberdeen Fountain Casino
December 31, 1983 Mount Vernon Left Bank
January 14, 1984 Boston Channel Club
January 21, 1984 Valley Stream Rio Theater
January 22, 1984 Boston Channel Club
February 3, 1984 Zürich 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 England Marquee
April 8, 1984
June 6, 1984 Leiden Netherlands Stadgehoorzaal
June 7, 1984 Frankfurt Germany Volksbildungsheim
June 8, 1984 Oldenzaal Netherlands Jumbo
June 9, 1984 De Westereen Evenmentenhal
June 10, 1984 Poperinge Belgium Sportsfields
July 20, 1984 San Francisco United States Mabuhay Gardens

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