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This was the 22nd time that Metallica had played in Massachusetts. The first time they played in the state was on July 30, 1983 at The Rat during the Kill ‘Em All For One tour.
The last time Metallica played Boston was on October 24 and 25, 2004 at the Fleet Center on the Madly in Anger With the World tour.
Metallica has played Massachusetts on the following tours: Kill ‘Em All for One, Ride the Lightning, Damage Inc., Van Halen’s Monsters of Rock, Damaged Justice, Wherever We May Roam, Guns N Metallica, Nowhere Else to Roam, Summer Shit, Poor Touring Me, Poor ReTouring Me, Summer Sanitarium, Summer Sanitarium ‘03, and Madly in Anger With the World.
This was the first time in almost 20 years that Metallica played ...And Justice for All in Massachusetts. It was last played on July 25, 1989 in Worcester, MA at The Centrum on the Damaged Justice tour.
This was the first time in 25 years that Metallica played Hit the Lights in Massachusetts. It was last played on January 22, 1984 in Boston at the Channel Club.