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Kill 'Em All for One Tour
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Supporting Album Kill 'Em All
Tour Start Date July 27, 1983
Tour End Date September 3, 1983
Number of Tour Legs 1
Number of Shows 31
Other Acts See below
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Kill 'Em All for One was the first major concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of British metal band Raven. The tour included Metallica's newly-hired lead guitarist Kirk Hammett. It was sponsored by Megaforce Records. The tour consisted of 32 cross-country dates, provided by Megaforce Records. The concert set lists would often consist of mostly songs from the band's debut studio album Kill 'Em All and a song from Ride the Lightning, the song being "The Call of Ktulu" under it's demo name "When Hell Freezes Over".

Typical Setlist

  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
  8. Whiplash
  9. Seek & Destroy
  10. Guitar Solo
  11. Metal Militia

Tour Dates

Date City Country Venue Extras
July 27, 1983 New Brunswick United States Royal Manor N/A
July 28, 1983 Bridgeport Utopia N/A
July 29, 1983 Yonkers Rising Sun Setlist
July 30, 1983 Boston The Rat N/A
July 31, 1983 N/A
August 2, 1983 Jamestown Melody Inn N/A
August 3, 1983 Buffalo Rooftops Setlist
August 4, 1983 Rochester Riverboat N/A
August 5, 1983 Elmhurst L'Amour East Setlist
August 6, 1983 New York City L'amour Setlist
August 7, 1983 Cheers N/A
August 8, 1983 Morganville Sports 9 Rock 'n Roll Heaven Arena N/A
August 9, 1983 Baltimore Seagull Setlist
August 10, 1983 Coast to Coast Setlist
August 12, 1983 Chicago The Metro Setlist
August 13, 1983 Milwaukee Mickey's N/A
August 16, 1983 Bald Knob Bald Knob Amphitheatre N/A
August 17, 1983 Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Convention Center N/A
August 18, 1983 Texarkana Texarkana Community College N/A
August 19, 1983 Russellville Tucker Coliseum N/A
August 20, 1983 Roland Harry's N/A
August 22, 1983 Tyler Harvey Hall N/A
August 24, 1983 Austin The Nightlife N/A
August 25, 1983 San Antonio Daddy's N/A
August 26, 1983 Odessa Unknown Venue N/A
August 27, 1983 Portales Eastern New Mexico SU N/A
August 28, 1983 Las Cruces Corbett Center Ballroom Setlist
August 29, 1983 Los Angeles Perkins Place Setlist
August 30, 1983 Los Angeles Country Club Setlist
September 1, 1983 Palo Alto Keystone Setlist
September 2, 1983 Berkeley Keystone Setlist
September 3, 1983 San Francisco The Stone N/A


Album Song Times
*Please note that the song counts are based on available setlists from
Kill 'Em All (1983) Hit the Lights 12
The Four Horsemen 12
Motorbreath 5
Jump In the Fire 12
(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth 12
Whiplash 12
Phantom Lord 12
No Remorse 12
Seek & Destroy 12
Metal Militia 9
Ride the Lightning (1984) When Hell Freezes Over (Demo name for "The Call of Ktulu") 5


Supporting Acts