Metal Masters Tour

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Metal Masters Tour
US tour by Judas Priest, Motörhead, Heaven & Hell and Testament
Start dateAugust 6, 2008
End dateAugust 31, 2008
No. of shows17

The Metal Masters Tour was a short 2008 American and Canadian concert tour featuring Judas Priest, Motörhead, Heaven & Hell, and Testament.[1]

Heaven & Hell, Motörhead, Judas Priest, and Testament took part in the three-week arena tour to support the albums The Rules of Hell, Motörizer, Nostradamus, and The Formation of Damnation respectively.[1]

Tour dates[edit]

Date[2] City Country Venue
August 6, 2008 Camden, New Jersey United States Susquehanna Bank Center
August 7, 2008 Bristow, Virginia Nissan Pavilion
August 9, 2008 Holmdel, New Jersey PNC Bank Arts Center
August 10, 2008 Wantagh, New York Nikon at Jones Beach
August 12, 2008 Hamburg, New York Erie County Fair
August 13, 2008 Toronto, Ontario Canada Molson Amphitheatre
August 15, 2008 Uncasville, Connecticut United States Mohegan Sun Arena
August 16, 2008 Burgettstown, Pennsylvania Post-Gazette Pavilion
August 18, 2008 Clarkston, Michigan DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 19, 2008 Tinley Park, Illinois First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 21, 2008 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
August 22, 2008 Dallas, Texas Amphitheatre
August 23, 2008 The Woodlands, Texas Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 24, 2008 Selma, Texas Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
August 27, 2008 Albuquerque, New Mexico Journal Pavilion
August 28, 2008 Phoenix, Arizona Cricket Wireless Pavilion
August 30, 2008 Devore, California San Manuel Amphitheater
August 31, 2008 Mountain View, California Shoreline Amphitheatre


Testament setlist
  1. "Over the Wall"
  2. "The New Order"
  3. "More Than Meets the Eye"
  4. "Henchmen Ride"
  5. "The Formation of Damnation"

Note: 4 other songs varied from show to show, including "Electric Crown" and "Practice What You Preach"

Motörhead Typical setlist
  1. "Doctor Rock" or "Rock Out"
  2. "Stay Clean"
  3. "Be My Baby"
  4. "Killers"
  5. "Metropolis"
  6. "Over the Top"
  7. "In the Name of Tragedy"
  8. "Going to Brazil"(or "Just 'Cos You Got the Power"
  9. "Killed By Death"
  10. "Ace of Spades"
  11. "Overkill"
Heaven & Hell setlist
  1. "E5150"
  2. "The Mob Rules"
  3. "Children of the Sea"
  4. "I"
  5. "Sign of the Southern Cross"
  6. "Ear in the Wall" (only played at first show)
  7. "Vinny Appice Drum Solo"
  8. "Time Machine"
  9. "Falling off the Edge of the World"
  10. "Tony Iommi Guitar Solo"
  11. "Die Young"
  12. "Heaven and Hell" (extended)
  1. "Neon Knights" (Not performed at some dates due to technical difficulties)
Judas Priest setlist
  1. "Dawn of Creation" (Intro)
  2. "Prophecy"
  3. "Metal Gods"
  4. "Eat Me Alive"
  5. "Between The Hammer and the Anvil"
  6. "Devil's Child"
  7. "Breaking the Law"
  8. "Hell Patrol"
  9. "Death" (not played at some dates)
  10. "Dissident Aggressor"
  11. "Angel"
  12. "The Hellion" (Intro)
  13. "Electric Eye"
  14. "Rock Hard Ride Free"
  15. "Sinner" (not played at some dates)
  16. "Painkiller"
  1. "Hell Bent for Leather"
  2. "The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)"
  3. "You've Got Another Thing Comin'"

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Prato, Greg (2008-04-22). "Judas Priest leads summer "Metal Masters" tour". Reuters. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  2. ^ Welte, Jim (2008-04-22). "Legends align for Metal Masters Tour". Archived from the original on 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
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