Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang
Supporting Album Ride The Lightning
Tour Start Date November 16, 1984
Tour End Date December 20, 1984
Number of Tour Legs 1
Number of Shows 25
Other Acts Tank
Tour Chronology
Previous Tour
Seven Dates of Hell
Next Tour
Ride The Lightning Tour

Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang tour is the third official tour by American Heavy Metal band Metallica. The tour being the band's first tour as a headlining act in Europe, as well as the first tour to support the newly released Ride The Lightning album.

Typical Setlist:

  1. Fight Fire with Fire
  2. Ride the Lightning
  3. Phantom Lord
  4. The Four Horsemen
  5. (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth
  6. For Whom the Bell Tolls
  7. No Remorse
  8. The Call of Ktulu
  9. Seek & Destroy
  10. Whiplash
  11. Creeping Death
  12. Guitar Solo
  13. Metal Militia

Tour Dates

Date City Country Venue Extras
November 16, 1984 Rouen France Exosept N/A
November 17, 1984 Poperinge Belgium Maecke Blyde Setlist
November 18, 1984 Paris France Espace Balard Setlist
November 20, 1984 Lyon Palais D'Hiver Setlist
November 21, 2984 Marseille Stade Vélodrome Setlist
November 22, 1984 Toulouse Le Riff Setist
November 23, 1984 Bordeaux Grand Parc Setlist
November 24, 1984 Montpellier Grand Odeon Setlist
November 25, 1984 Nice Theatre de Verdure Setlist
November 27, 1984 Milan Italy Palas Giovani Setlist
November 30, 1984 Zurich Switzerland Volkshaus Setlist
December 1, 1984 Mainz Germany Elzerhof Setlist
December 2, 1984 Nuremburg Hemmerleinhalle Setlist
December 3, 1984 Mannheim Kulturhaus Setlist
December 4, 1984 Sindelfingen Ausstellungshalle Setlist
December 5, 1984 Cologne Stadthalle Setlist
December 7, 1984 Amsterdam Hollands Paradiso Setlist
December 8, 1984 Osnabruck Germany Halle Gartlage Setlist
December 9, 1984 Hamburg Markthalle Setlist
December 11, 1984 Copenhagen Denmark Saga Rockteater Setlist
December 12, 1984 Stockholm Sweden Götalejon Setlist
December 14, 1984 Lieto Finland Travashovi N/A
December 15, 1984 Nivala Iioharjn Setlist
December 16, 1984 Helsinki House of Culture Setlist
December 20, 1984 London England Lyceum Theatre Setlist MP3


Album Song Times
*Please note that the song counts are based on available setlists from
Kill 'Em All (1983) The Four Horsemen 24
Motorbreath 9
Jump in the Fire 2
(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth 24
Whiplash 23
Phantom Lord 24
No Remorse 24
Seek & Destroy 23
Metal Militia 23
Ride The Lightning (1984) Fight Fire With Fire 24
Ride The Lightning 24
For Whom The Bell Tolls 24
Trapped Under Ice 2
Creeping Death 23
The Call of Ktulu 23
Covers Blitzkrieg 5
Am I Evil? 1


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