Kill 'Em All Tour

Kill 'Em All Tour
Promotional tour by Metallica
LocationNorth America
Associated albumKill 'Em All
Start dateJuly 27, 1983 (1983-07-27)
End dateAugust 30, 1984 (1984-08-30)
Legs3 in North America
4 in Europe
7 total
No. of shows53 in North America
15 in Europe
68 total
Metallica concert chronology

The Kill 'Em All Tour was the first major concert tour by American thrash metal band Metallica. The tour, which was sponsored by their record label, Megaforce Records, was in support of their debut album, Kill 'Em All, released two days before the start of the tour. Metallica supported Raven, Venom and Twisted Sister while supporting acts for Metallica included Anthrax and Armored Saint. Tour setlists consisted of songs off their debut album, cover songs including Diamond Head's "Am I Evil?" and Blitzkrieg's self-titled song, and songs that would be released on Ride the Lightning.[1][2][3][4][5]


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