This was the ninth time that Metallica performed in Birmingham.
Metallica first played in Birmingham on September 20, 1986 at the Odeon.
Metallica last performed in Birmingham on March 25, 2009 at LG NEC Arena.
This was the first time that “Hardwired,” “Atlas, Rise!,” “Now That We’re Dead,” “Dream No More,” “Halo On Fire,” “Fuel,” “Moth Into Flame” and “Spit Out the Bone” were performed in Birmingham.
This was the first time that “The Shortest Straw” had been performed live since August 24, 2013. It was also the first time in 27 years that the song was performed in Birmingham. It was last played in the city on May 25, 1990.
This was the first time in 25 years that “Am I Evil?” was performed in Birmingham. They were last played here on November 5, 1992.
This was the first time in 21 years that “For Whom the Bell tolls” was played in Birmingham. It was last performed here on October 6, 1996.
Metallica performed 18 songs off of the following albums: Kill ‘Em All (1), Ride the Lightning (2), Master of Puppets (1), …And Justice for All (1), Metallica (4), Garage Inc. (1), Death Magnetic (1), Hardwired…To Self-Destruct (7)
- Atlas, Rise!
- Seek and Destroy
- The Shortest Straw
- Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
- Now That We're Dead
- Dream No More
- For Whom the Bell Tolls
- Halo On Fire
- Am I Evil?
- Moth Into Flame
- Sad But True
- Master of Puppets