Tour Journals


December 23, 2008 at 1:01am

Oakland Video

The last video of 2008 is now up for your viewing pleasure. Hope everyone has a fun and safe holiday season, and we'll see you in 2009 for more Metallica On Tour!!!


December 21, 2008 at 7:06am

Oak-Town Pix

Pictures from tonight's show are up, including the pie-ing of Lars. He must've known it was coming, because he ran off stage even before Seek finished. But there was nowhere to hide.... Also up, the video from the second LA show.


December 21, 2008 at 5:49am

Happy Birthday Lars!

It's been 12 long years since Lars was pied last, and as James said "it's about time." Happy early birthday! Setlist is up, pix to come.


December 21, 2008 at 4:31am

Since Cyanide...

we heard Sad, Unforgiven, Nightmare, and now Day is rocking the Oaktown crowd.


December 21, 2008 at 3:53am

Hometown crowd..

..sure loves their hometown boys! Very energetic crowd tonight. So far, we have heard Life, Line, Creep, Bellz, One, and now BBS. You can guess what's next.


December 20, 2008 at 5:59pm

LA Video no. 1

Video from the first LA show is now up. Finishing up the second LA video as well, stay tuned....


December 19, 2008 at 5:44am

City Of Angels

What a great way to end a 2 night stand at the Forum. Setlist and pix are up. Next stop, the last date of the year, OAK-TOWN!!


December 19, 2008 at 4:31am


Band are pounding out Day right now. Before that we had Sad, Roam and Nightmare. Up next.... you guessed it, MASTER!


December 19, 2008 at 3:55am


Great crowd tonight for the second LA show. Lots of movement in the pit. So far, we have heard Life, Line, Horse, Ride, One, and now BBS. Up next, Cyanide...


December 18, 2008 at 9:23pm

LA no. 2

Much better weather today than yesterday here at the Forum. While we wait for the big rock show to begin, let's take in the video from San Diego. Check it out....


December 18, 2008 at 5:28am


GREEEEEN HELLLLLL-AHHHH! Despite the cold weather, Metallica sure heated up the Forum for a packed house! We got a nice treat with a nasty little Misfits gem called Green Hell, too... it's been a while since that's been played. Setlist and pix are up.


December 18, 2008 at 4:34am

Obey your master...

MASTER!!! Before that, we had Sad, Unforgiven, Nightmare, and Day. Up next...... DAMAGE!


December 18, 2008 at 3:52am

Dawn Death.....

Right now the boys are cranking out BBS to this LA crowd. Before that, we had Life, Line, Creep, Harvie, and One. Up next Cyanide. And looking ahead, there is a song that has not been on the set since the last arena tour in 04.... stay tuned!!!


December 17, 2008 at 7:02pm

LA no. 1

We are at The Forum today, for the 1st of two in a row. Crew are working hard setting up the stage, coffins and lights right now.


December 16, 2008 at 5:25am

"You guys are...

..some loud mutha fuckers!" Kirk said during his farewell yell. I'm sure everyone on campus knew Metallica was playing tonight at the Aztec arena. Here's a tidbit for ya: tonight's setlist was co-written by Brian Slagel! Thanks Brian for Lites and Remorse. Setlist and pix are up!


December 16, 2008 at 3:50am

Empty They Say!

The San Diego crowd gave the band a HUGE ovation when they walked on stage at the start of the set. Of course they started it off with Life and Line. Then into Ride, Memory, One, BBS, and now Cyanide. Up next, Sad!


December 15, 2008 at 9:40pm

Still raining

In case you were wondering, still raining here in SD. So let's brighten our day with a vid from Fresno! There's some Tuning Room action, and Creep. Enjoy!


December 15, 2008 at 7:07pm

Not so sunny.... in San Diego. Forecast for today, LOTS of rain. Currently working on the video from Fresno..... stay tuned!


December 14, 2008 at 5:29am

Thank you Fresno!

Did the Fresno crowd give its all tonight? You bet your ass they did! All the way up in the rafters they were standing and headbanging away. And a lot of familiar faces in the front row tonight as well! Setlist and pix are up.


December 14, 2008 at 4:33am

Sunshine never comes!

Right now, the band and curizin to Day. Before that, we heard BBS, Cyanide, Sad, Unforgiven, and Nightmare.