Machine Head, The Sword
This was the sixteenth time that Metallica has played in the Washington DC area (which includes Landover, MD and Columbia, MD). The first time they played here was on April 16, 1986 at the Capital Center during the Damage, Inc. tour.
The last time Metallica performed in Washington DC was on October 17, 2004 at MCI Center on the Madly in Anger With the World tour.
Metallica has performed in the DC area on the following tours: Damage, Inc., Van Halen’s Monsters of Rock, Damaged Justice, Wherever We May Roam, Guns ‘N Metallica, Summer Shit, Poor Touring Me, Poor ReTouring Me, Summer Sanitarium 2003, and Madly in Anger with the World.
This was the first time that Die, Die My Darling was performed in Washington DC.
This was the first time in almost 17 years that The Four Horsemen was played (electrically! 1998 doesn’t count!) in the DC area. The last time it was played in these parts was on April 2, 1992 at the Capital Center in Landover, MD.