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This was the tenth show that Metallica performed in 2012.
This was the tenth show celebrating 20 Years of The Black Album.
This was the first time that Metallica performed in Yverdon-les-Bains.
Metallica first performed in Switzerland on February 3, 1984
Metallica last played in Switzerland on June 18, 2010 in Wil/Jonschwil.
This was the first time that the following songs were performed in Switzerland: "Hell and Back", "The Struggle Within", "My Friend of Misery", "The God That Failed", and "Don't Tread on Me".
This was the first time in almost 20 years that "Through the Never" was played in Switzerland. It was last played in the country on November 18, 1992 in Zurich.
This was the first time in almost 19 years that "The Unforgiven" was played in Switzerland. It was last played in the country on June 20, 1993 in Basel.
Metallica performed 20 songs off of six albums and one EP: Kill 'Em All (2), Ride the Lightning (1), Master of Puppets (1), ...And Justice for All (2), The Black Album (12), ReLoad (1), Beyond Magnetic (1)