Machine Head, The Sword
Since Metallica celebrated the release of Death Magnetic at The 02 Arena this past September, they had already performed a number of cuts from the record here. However, this was the first time that All Nightmare Long was performed in London.
This was the first time that Turn the Page was performed in London.
This was the World Magnetic Tour debut of Holier Than Thou. It was last performed on November 27, 2004 in Anaheim, CA. This was also the first time the song was performed in England since debuting in 1991.
This was only the second time Metallica performed the Motorhead cover Too Late Too Late live. The only other time it was performed as during the band’s secret gig as “The Lemmy’s” to celebrate Lemmy’s 50th Birthday on December 14, 1995 at the Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood.
This was the first time in 21 years that Phantom Lord was performed in England. It was last performed on August 22, 1987 at Donington.