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This was the ninth show that Metallica performed in 2012.
This was the ninth show celebrating 20 Years of The Black Album.
This was the seventh time that Metallica performed in Werchter.
Metallica first performed in Werchter on July 4, 1993. It was the last date of the mammoth tour behind The Black Album.
Metallica last played in Werchter on July 5, 2009.
This was the first time that Metallica played the Werchter Boutique festival.
This was the first time that "Ride the Lightning" was performed in 2012.
This was the first time that the following songs were performed in Werchter: "Hell and Back", "The Struggle Within", "My Friend of Misery", "The God That Failed", "Through the Never", "Don't Tread on Me", and "Holier Than Thou".
This was the first time in almost 19 years that "The Unforgiven" was played in Werchter. It was last played here on July 4, 1993.
Metallica performed 20 songs off of five albums and one EP: Kill 'Em All (2), Ride the Lightning (2), Master of Puppets (2), ...And Justice for All (1), The Black Album (12), Beyond Magnetic (1)