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Revisit the Chaotic 1992 Guns N’ Roses + Metallica North American Tour

Guns N' Roses  and  Metallica ! What could go wrong? As we now know, the pairing of arguably the two top hard rock acts of the early '90s actually could run into a few headline-making incidents. But there's plenty of lesser-known but no less interesting facts to come from this high profile tour.

Get the full story on how a wristband saved Metallica frontman James Hetfield from even worse injury when he was burned in a pyrotechnics accident or how Slash had the closest brush with death of either band during the run. And what about that riot that happened in Montreal? Get the full story on that, as well, and why it put both acts futures in doubt in the video above.

So revisit one of rock's most raucous and excessive tours ever and get even more stories from that run by checking out Ultimate Classic Rock 's video above.

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The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour is a North American tour featuring co-headliners American Hard Rock band Guns N' Roses and American Heavy Metal band Metallica , during their Use Your Illusion and Wherever We May Roam tours respectively in 1992. The two had previously collaborated on a one-off supergroup that performed on November 9, 1990; that show was one of few pre-1995 performances where Metallica tuned their guitars down to Eb standard for the duration of the show.

During the summer of 1992, Lars Ulrich and Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Slash held a press conference announcing the tour, claiming that the two biggest bands in the world touring together is a "no brainer".

Out of the 36 Planned Shows only 10 Were cancelled (July 31st - Aug 5th - Cancelled for Unknown Reasons) (August 9th - August 22nd - Cancelled Due to the Montreal Incident, Read Below for the Incidents information.

The tour would also include the infamous 1992 Montreal riot, on August 8th 1992 GNR&Metallica Played the Olympic Stadium, Then about An Hour and a half into Metallica's Set: 8:05 PM, The Song was Fade to Black, Everything went casually but Lars was confused by James' Onstage Positioning, but it was too Late as I said at 8:05 PM Pyrotechnics Launched from under the stage onto James. They all Ran over Kirk said something among the lines of 'Dude are you alright' but then after a Security Guard walks on James hand, James Screamed and Punched him in the Privates. Jason after James was aborted into an ambulance and they all went backstage, said something like this to calm the crowd 'James isnt okay but we'll come back later I dont know when, Thank you Montreal' Then 1 Minute Later Lars said the Infamous quote from VH1's Behind the Music 'There was an Incident with the pyrotechnics, unfortunately James, is on his way to the hospital right now, Sorry but we cant continue the concert for you guys tonight, But we promise you one thing and we always go by our words, We will come back, Finish our concert and play for you guys as soon as we can in the next couple of months, Thank you Montreal we're sorry Okay.' then to close Metallica's Set once and for All Kirk said 'Thanks for being so Patient, thanks alot' Then they left. After that the Riot ensued.

Despite hardships, the tour would overall be a financial success for Metallica. The band however would swear off touring with Guns N' Roses ever again after the tour was over.

  • 1 Typical Setlist
  • 2 Tour Dates
  • 4.1 July 17 - August 8
  • 4.2 August 25 - October 6
  • 5 References

Typical Setlist [ ]

  • Creeping Death
  • Harvester of Sorrow
  • Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
  • Sad But True
  • Wherever I May Roam
  • Of Wolf and Man
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • The Unforgiven
  • The Shortest Straw
  • Guitar Solo
  • Fade to Black
  • Master of Puppets Short Version
  • Seek & Destroy
  • Nothing Else Matters
  • Am I Evil? Diamond Head cover
  • Last Caress Misfits cover
  • Enter Sandman

Tour Dates [ ]

Songlist [ ], personnel [ ], july 17 - august 8 [ ].

  • James Hetfield - Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar
  • Kirk Hammett - Lead Guitar
  • Jason Newsted - Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals
  • Lars Ulrich - Drums

August 25 - October 6 [ ]

  • James Hetfield : Lead Vocals
  • Kirk Hammett : Lead Guitar
  • John Marshall : Rhythm Guitar
  • Jason Newsted : Bass/Backing Vocals
  • Lars Ulrich : Drums

References [ ]

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  • 2 Metal Up Your Ass (demo)
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Why a Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Concert Ended in a Riot

Canadians have a reputation for being some of the nicest people on the planet, but even they have their limits. Just ask Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose .

The singer received a firsthand education in the boundaries of Canadian patience on Aug. 8, 1992, when the band's stop in Montreal for the Guns N' Roses/ Metallica Stadium tour ended with both headliners playing shortened sets. This led to a group of particularly frustrated audience members retaliating by starting a riot that ended with looting, smashed windows, fires, plenty of arrests, nearly half a million dollars in damages and GNR being banned from the city's Olympic Stadium for life.

It wasn't supposed to be this way. The tour represented the hard rock event of the summer, bringing together two of music's biggest acts at the peak of their commercial power. With Faith No More , Motorhead , and Body Count along for the ride as openers, ticket buyers were promised hours of heavy riffing and musical aggression, and on most of the 25 dates, that's exactly what they got. The Montreal show, however, was a disaster – in more ways than one.

The problems started during Metallica's set, when James Hetfield was horrifically injured in a scary pyrotechnics accident that sent him to the hospital with second- and third-degree burns. "During 'Fade to Black,' I'm up there playing the part, and all these colored flames are going off," he recalled during the band's Behind the Music episode. "I'm a little confused on where I should be. I walk forward, I walk back, the pyro guy doesn't see that I've walked back there, and [makes whooshing noise] colored flame goes right up under me."

Blasted by a column of fire in front of a live audience, Hetfield was in shock: "I'm burnt – all my arm, my hand completely, down to the bone. The side of my face, hair's gone. Part of my back. ... I watched the skin just rising, things going wrong."

The band cut its set short and called for immediate medical attention, but Hetfield also remembers the journey to the hospital being less than ideal. "The security guys are kinda walking around, and one guy bumps into my hand. I just lost it; I screamed and punched him right in the nuts," he laughed. "This is pain I've never felt in my whole life and it won't go away. I'm freaking at this point, you know?"

Unfortunately, GNR's set took freaking to a different level. Rose's mercurial temper with concert crowds was already public knowledge. Shortly before the Montreal show, he'd been arrested for charges stemming from a 1991 riot that erupted after the band walked off the stage during a stop in St. Louis -- and he'd been complaining of vocal problems since the tour with Metallica started. In fact, it was just getting back on track after a handful of canceled dates. Slash had warned the Montreal Gazette that Rose had a hole in a vocal cord, but promised that the "typhoon of chaos" surrounding the group wouldn't derail the show.

According to the Gazette , GNR took more than two hours to take the stage after Metallica's departure, and things went downhill from there. According to the New York Times , Rose lasted 55 minutes before ending the set, although the Seattle Times timed it at a far less charitable 15 minutes.

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Either way, after standing around waiting to rock only to hear Rose say, "this will be our last show for a long time" then walk off the stage, the crowd turned to violence. "The PA fed back the entire time, the monitors fed back the entire time, the crowd was like, nonexistent," Slash later told MTV .

"We had just stopped the tour because I had throat problems. Came back, and I realized, 'I'm gonna hurt myself,' Rose said. "I told Slash, 'Two more songs, if we can't get it fixed, I gotta go.' We did more than two more songs, and finally I was just, like, 'I don't know what to do.' I looked over and Gilby was like, 'Dude, I can't hear. And Duff [McKagan] was like, 'I can't hear either.' We had a little huddle, and we were like, 'We're outta here.'"

Added Slash: "Montreal was just really creepy. Nothing against the people of Montreal; we had a great time hanging out there. I think it was the building itself."

Ultimately, out of the 53,000 or so in attendance, only an estimated 2,000 were involved in the riot, and aside from grotesque levels of property damage – which reportedly included an uprooted street lamp and an overturned police cruiser – the whole thing was kept from spiraling too far out of control by Montreal police, who showed up in riot gear, sealed off the area and used tear gas to quell the violence. When the dust settled, there were " at least three police officers and 10 rioters injured" and "at least a dozen arrests."

The whole mess made headlines around the world, giving Rose's list of detractors more ammunition and furthering the band's growing reputation for bad behavior. The Montreal Gazette recalls that when U2 visited the city a few weeks later, Bono cracked a veiled joke at Rose's expense from the stage, pausing a few songs into the set and quipping, "What time is it? We gotta go."

Between Hetfield's injuries and Rose's vocal woes, the Montreal catastrophe left the tour in temporary limbo until Aug. 25, when things were finally able to resume in Arizona. Hetfield, eager to get Metallica back on the road, had to stick to vocals, temporarily turning his guitar duties over to John Marshall of Metal Church – an experience that he later admitted was awkward, and not just because of the arm-length bandage he was sporting.

"It sucks," Hetfield told the Columbus Dispatch . "You're up there and you're singing, but a lot of our songs have some pretty long instrumental bits; it's like, 'What the hell am I going to do here? Head back stage, do some laundry?' You can only be a cheerleader for so much, and it looks kind of silly."

Fortunately, the tour was able to make it through the rest of its dates – which concluded on Oct. 6 at the Kingdome in Seattle – without further property damage, and all things considered, still turned out to be a solid moneymaker. According to Slash, however, the members of Guns N' Roses ended up barely breaking even, thanks partly to habitual tardiness and partly because, as he claimed in his self-titled autobiography, Rose insisted on throwing expensive backstage theme parties in an effort to impress their co-headliner.

"Metallica was earning the exact same paycheck as we were every night," Slash said, "but while they pocketed the whole thing, we were blowing 80 percent both on union dues for all of the overtime we cost ourselves going on late and on these stupid theme parties. It was just bad."

Still, there's at least one person who was on the payroll that summer who has fond memories of the tour: Rose's former personal manager Craig Duswalt, who looked back on Montreal and its aftermath in his book Welcome to My Jungle . With the band temporarily off the road and Rose in the mood for a trip to New York, Duswalt tagged along – and on the trip, he ended up connecting with his future wife.

As he put it, "I am married to Natasha because James Hetfield, the lead singer/guitarist of Metallica, stood on top of a flash pot during their set and suffered second-degree burns on his arms and hands on Aug. 8, 1992, in Montreal, Canada."

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Guns N' Roses Tour 1991-1992

Guns N' Roses Tour 1991-1992 "The start of the tour was intense and exciting, we were walking into an amazingly huge limelight and had thousands of people coming to see us." (Slash)

Get in the ring tour information.

  • Axl Rose: lead vocals, piano on "November Rain"
  • Slash: lead & rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Izzy Stradlin: rhythm guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals on "Dust N' Bones" and "14 Years"
  • Gilby Clarke: rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Duff McKagan: bass, backing vocals, lead vocals on "So Fine" and "Attitude"
  • Matt Sorum: drums, backing vocals
  • Dizzy Reed: keyboards, backing vocals

Played songs

Guns N' Roses: Welcome To The Jungle / It's So Easy / Nightrain / Out Ta Get Me / Mr. Brownstone / Paradise City / My Michelle / Sweet Child O' Mine / You're Crazy / Rocket Queen / Move To The City / Patience / Used To Love Her / Right Next Door To Hell / Dust N' Bones / Perfect Crime / You Ain't The First / Bad Obsession / Back Off Bitch / Double Talkin' Jive / November Rain / Bad Apples / Dead Horse / Coma / Civil War / 14 Years / Yesterdays / Breakdown / Pretty Tied Up / Locomotive / So Fine / Estranged / You Could Be Mine / Don't Cry

Cover songs: Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Bob Dylan) / Live And Let Die (Paul & Linda McCartney) / Mama Kin (Aerosmith) / Attitude (The Misfits) / Always On The Run (Lenny Kravitz) / Tie Your Mother Down (Queen) / We Will Rock You (Queen) / Train Kept A Rollin' (Tiny Bradshaw)

Live guests

  • Sebastian Bach: vocals on "You're Crazy" (Toronto 1991 / Inglewood 1991)
  • Shannon Hoon: vocals on "Don't Cry" (Los Angeles 1991 / Inglewood 1991 / New York 1991 / Chicago 1992)
  • Lenny Kravitz: vocals, guitar on "Always On The Run" (Paris 1992)
  • Steven Tyler: vocals on "Mama Kin" and "Train Kept A Rollin'" (Paris 1992)
  • Joe Perry: guitar on "Mama Kin" and "Train Kept A Rollin'" (Paris 1992)
  • Brian May: guitar on "Tie Your Mother Down" and "We Will Rock You" (London 1992)
  • Ronnie Wood: guitar on "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" (Tokyo 1993)

Opening acts

Shows & concerts.

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Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour

The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by American rock bands Guns N' Roses and Metallica during 1992. It took place in the middle of Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion Tour , promoting their Use Your Illusion I and II albums, and between Metallica's Wherever We May Roam Tour and Nowhere Else to Roam , promoting their eponymous fifth album Metallica . The tour's initial opening act was Faith No More as Axl Rose had originally wanted Seattle rock band Nirvana to be the opening act, but frontman Kurt Cobain refused.

"When you have to get Guns N' Roses and Metallica on the same tour to sell tickets, it shows everyone that you have to put real big packaging together to make a difference."

— Ronnie James Dio , on WERS ' Nasty Habits show

On May 12, 1992, Metallica's drummer, Lars Ulrich , and Guns N' Roses' lead guitarist, Slash , held a press conference at the Gaslight in Los Angeles , California , announcing that both Metallica and Guns N' Roses would tour together that summer, beginning in Washington, D.C. , at RFK Stadium on July 17, 1992. Footage of Metallica's opening song " Creeping Death " was later recorded for their documentary A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica .

On July 22, 1992, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana ; Blind Melon 's lead vocalist, Shannon Hoon , joined Guns N' Roses onstage for the original version of their song " Don't Cry ".

Following James Hetfield's injuries stemming from his burns during their ill-fated performance in Montreal, the tour resumed in Avondale, Arizona , at the Phoenix International Raceway on August 25, 1992, with Hetfield wearing a thick elbow-to-finger bandage and unable to play guitar until his arm was fully healed. Former Metallica roadie, former Metallica guitar tech, and Metal Church guitarist John Marshall filled in for the rest of the tour on rhythm guitar , while Hetfield continued to sing. Metallica's performance of " Nothing Else Matters " was recorded for their documentary A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica.

Faith No More lead guitarist Jim Martin joined Metallica onstage for their cover of the Misfits song " Last Caress " on September 5, 1992, at Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas .

Body Count was hired to open the tour on September 22, 1992 after Faith No More was fired from the bill the day prior. Body Count performed their first concert as the opening act in Kansas City, Missouri , at Arrowhead Stadium on September 17, 1992, and continued opening for the rest of the tour, along with Motörhead on the last three dates of the tour. Motörhead opened for the show at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Los Angeles, California , on September 27, 1992, as Body Count was dropped from the bill for the Coliseum show.

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay introduced Guns N' Roses before they came onstage on October 3, 1992 at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California .

The tour was financially successful for Metallica, however; Guns N' Roses did not benefit nearly as much. According to Slash, in his self-titled autobiography , the band lost about 80% of their earnings primarily due to Rose's extravagant spending, which included funding expensive backstage theme parties at every show, as well as the band being fined heavily for multiple late appearances. The tour also earned both bands a Metal Edge Readers' Choice Award in 1992, when it was voted "Best Concert Tour".

  • On July 21, 1992, when Guns N' Roses was performing at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan , when the band was done performing their song " You Could Be Mine ", Axl Rose vomited onstage and left soon afterwards, but returned to the stage and apologized to the audience for the poor performance, so the band performed the song again.
  • On July 29, 1992, while Guns N' Roses was performing during the second show at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey , frontman Axl Rose encountered severe pain in his throat, but continued the show until he was hit in the genitals by a cigarette lighter thrown from the audience during " Knockin' on Heaven's Door ", forcing him to retreat backstage to recover, while bassist Duff McKagan took over on vocals as the set would be immediately be cut short soon afterwards.
  • On July 30, 1992, while on a rest day in New York City, Rose was diagnosed with severe damage to his vocal chords, and was told by doctors that he could not sing for at least a week, resulting in three shows of the tour being rescheduled.
  • On September 21, 1992, Faith No More was fired from the tour due in large part to the band's dissatisfaction with Guns N' Roses' management and singer Mike Patton 's obscene retaliatory behavior in which he allegedly urinated on Axl Rose's teleprompter.

Montreal Riot

On August 8, 1992, during the performance at Montreal's Olympic Stadium ; several songs into Metallica's set, during the song Fade to Black , frontman and rhythm guitarist James Hetfield was accidentally burned by improper pyrotechnics forcing the band to cut their set short as Hetfield was rushed to the hospital. After Hetfield was taken to the hospital, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett , bassist Jason Newsted and drummer Lars Ulrich promised a makeup concert to quell the sold-out crowd of 54,666. After lengthy delay, the audience became increasingly impatient as Guns N' Roses eventually took the stage after a two and a half hour wait. However; the shortened time between sets did not allow for adequate tuning of the band's stage monitors, resulting in multiple band members noticing audial issues. Singer Axl Rose later blamed the issues on bad audio and vocal problems stemming from his diagnosis on July 30. Rose forced the band to end their set short after performing only nine songs, then proclaiming to the crowd "This is going to be the last you'll hear from us in a long time, I'm out" before throwing his microphone and storming offstage. Following the set, an estimated crowd of 2,000 people began rioting within the stadium and surrounding areas, the fans would overturn police cars, loot various souvenir booths, and set multiple bonfires within the stadium causing an estimated $600,000 in damage to the stadium and surrounding areas. Footage from the incident was later included in Metallica's 1992 documentary A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica . According to multiple reports from Metallica's road crew, in addition to guitarist Kirk Hammett , Rose showed little remorse for the incident following the mayhem, and was even reported by Hammett to have returned to his dressing room drinking with other band members while the bands were forced to remain inside the Expos' locker rooms during the destruction.

Six shows were forced to be rescheduled due to Hetfield's injuries, including a cancelled performance in Vancouver at BC Place for August 17.

On August 27, 1992 during a performance of U2 's Zoo TV Tour , frontman Bono jokingly imitated Rose regarding the incident to the crowd, asking fans "Oh hey, what time is it? looks like we gotta go!" .

Metallica would later perform two half-priced shows at the Montreal Forum in February 1993. The Régie banned Guns N' Roses for life from the venue.

On August 11 and 13, 2023, as part of their M72 world tour playing two shows for every city, Metallica will return to the Olympic Stadium for the first time since the events.

Guns N' Roses setlists

First setlist.

(Taken from the Orchard Park, New York, Rich Stadium show on July 25, 1992)

  • " Nightrain "
  • " Mr. Brownstone "
  • " Live and Let Die " ( Paul McCartney and Wings cover)
  • "Attitude" ( Misfits cover)
  • "Bad Obsession"
  • "Double Talkin' Jive"
  • " Civil War "
  • " Wild Horses " ( The Rolling Stones cover)
  • " Patience "
  • " It's So Easy "
  • " Welcome to the Jungle "
  • " You Could Be Mine "
  • "It's Alright" ( Black Sabbath cover)
  • " November Rain "
  • " Sweet Child o' Mine "
  • " Knockin' on Heaven's Door " ( Bob Dylan cover)
  • " Don't Cry (Original) "
  • " Paradise City "

Second setlist

(Taken from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Three Rivers Stadium show on July 26, 1992)

  • "Move to the City"

Third setlist

(Taken from the Houston, Texas, Astrodome show on September 4, 1992)

Fourth setlist

(Taken from the Columbia, South Carolina, Williams-Brice Stadium show on September 7, 1992)

Fifth setlist

(Taken from the Foxborough, Massachusetts, Foxboro Stadium show on September 11, 1992)

  • "Out ta Get Me"

Sixth setlist

(Taken from the San Diego, California, Jack Murphy Stadium show on September 30, 1992)

Metallica setlists

  • " Creeping Death "
  • " Harvester of Sorrow "
  • " Fade to Black "
  • " Sad but True "
  • " Wherever I May Roam "
  • "Of Wolf and Man"
  • " For Whom the Bell Tolls "
  • " The Unforgiven "
  • "The Shortest Straw"
  • "Bass Solo"
  • "Guitar Solo"
  • "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"
  • " Master of Puppets "
  • " Seek & Destroy "
  • " Whiplash "
  • " Nothing Else Matters "
  • " Am I Evil? " ( Diamond Head cover)
  • " Last Caress " ( Misfits cover)
  • " Enter Sandman "
  • W. Axl Rose – lead vocals , piano , whistle , whistling , tambourine
  • Slash – lead guitar , backing vocals , talkbox
  • Duff McKagan – bass , backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Matt Sorum – drums , percussion, backing vocals
  • Dizzy Reed – keyboards , piano, organ , synthesizer , percussion , tambourine
  • Gilby Clarke – rhythm guitar , backing vocals
  • James Hetfield – lead vocals , rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett – lead guitar , backing vocals
  • Lars Ulrich – drums , percussion
  • Jason Newsted – bass , backing vocals
  • John Marshall – rhythm guitar (August 25 – October 6)
  • Mike Patton – lead vocals
  • Jim Martin – lead guitar , backing vocals , rhythm guitar on "Last Caress" during Metallica's set
  • Billy Gould – bass , backing vocals
  • Mike Bordin – drums
  • Roddy Bottum – keyboards , backing vocals
  • Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister – lead vocals , bass
  • Phil "Wizzö" Campbell – lead guitar , backing vocals
  • Würzel – lead guitar
  • Mickey Dee – drums
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  • Ernie C – lead guitar
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When Members of Guns N’ Roses and Nirvana Buried the Hatchet to Play With Each Other

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There was once a time when Seattle grunge legends Nirvana and Los Angeles heavy metal stars Guns N’ Roses were at odds with one another. According to Kirk Hammett , Kurt Cobain turned down an opportunity to tour with Metallica because Guns N’ Roses were also part of the tour .

Specifically, Hammett once said, “I had to make the phone call to Kurt [Cobain] to talk to him about the possibility of joining our tour and he just went on and on about how he just didn’t like what Guns N’ Roses stood for […].”

Not being the biggest fans of Guns N’ Roses back in the day, Nirvana once called them “corporate rock,” and at the 1992 MTV Music Video Awards, shit got pretty intense between Cobain and Axl Rose .

But many years down the road, things chilled out big time between the two acts – so much so that members of each band collaborated with one another.

In 2020, Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan hosted a party for the release of his book How To Be A Man (and other illusions) , and among the festivities that took place, he teamed up with Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic for a chat and performance.

The two musicians not only discussed McKagan’s new book but they also performed a Guns N’ Roses song together. Opting to play “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” McKagan took to his guitar and Novoselic decided to rock the accordion.

Even though things were ugly for a while between the two bands, it’s cool to see that they were able to reconcile and eventually make great memories together. We have seen this happen with the likes of Dave Mustaine and Metallica , the Megadeth frontman claiming that  his relationship with Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield is “better off now.”

Below you can check out footage of Krist Novoselic and Duff McKagan’s “Sweet Child O’ Mine” performance, and you can read about the 10 most vicious feuds in heavy metal history by following this link here .

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    The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by American rock bands Guns N' Roses and Metallica during 1992. It took place in the middle of Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion Tour, promoting their Use Your Illusion I and II albums, and between Metallica's Wherever We May Roam Tour and Nowhere Else to Roam, promoting their eponymous fifth album Metallica.

  2. Guns N' Roses's 1992 Concert & Tour History

    May 12, 1992: Lars and Slash held a press conference to announce the Metallica/Guns N' Roses/Faith No More tour, 25 dates across the US & Canada. Guns N' Roses / Metallica / Faith No More. Sep 15, 1992. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Uploaded by Bex. Credit: - "News clipping probably from the Star Tribune."

  3. Past Tour Date Archive

    Albuquerque, NM, United States. Dig deep into Metallica's 40+ year touring career with a comprehensive list of tour date archive including setlists, show notes, photos, and videos.

  4. Metallica at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO on September 19, 1992

    Enter Sandman. Get the setlist from Metallica's concert at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO on September 19, 1992.

  5. Guns N' Roses / Metallica / Faith No More

    Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour Sep 15, 1992 (31 years ago) Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Scroll to: ... Lars and Slash held a press conference to announce the Metallica/Guns N' Roses/Faith No More tour, 25 dates across the US & Canada. Uploaded by Bex Credit: - "News clipping probably from the Star ...

  6. 31 Years Ago: Guns N' Roses + Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour

    The Guns/Metallica tour was announced in a press conference at the Gaslight in Los Angeles on May 12, 1992. Tickets quickly sold out and opening night was a huge success, despite problems with the ...

  7. Revisit the Chaotic 1992 Guns N' Roses + Metallica Tour

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  8. You Think You Know About the 1992 Guns N' Roses and Metallica Tour?

    It was arguably the biggest rock tour of the early '90s and included a number of now-infamous incidents, but there's still no shortage of little-known facts buried in the history of Metallica's ...

  9. How GNR and Metallica's Joint Tour Foreshadowed Their Futures

    On the surface, Guns N' Roses and Metallica's mammoth 1992 co-headlining tour made perfect sense. Booking the two biggest rock bands in the world for a joint stadium trek behind their recent chart ...

  10. Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour

    The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour is a North American tour featuring co-headliners American Hard Rock band Guns N' Roses and American Heavy Metal band Metallica, during their Use Your Illusion and Wherever We May Roam tours respectively in 1992. The two had previously collaborated on a one-off supergroup that performed on November 9, 1990; that show was one of few pre-1995 performances ...

  11. Why a Guns N' Roses and Metallica Concert Ended in a Riot

    The singer received a firsthand education in the boundaries of Canadian patience on Aug. 8, 1992, when the band's stop in Montreal for the Guns N' Roses/ Metallica Stadium tour ended with both ...

  12. Metallica's 1992 Concert & Tour History

    May 12, 1992: Lars and Slash held a press conference to announce the Metallica/Guns N' Roses/Faith No More tour, 25 dates across the US & Canada. Guns N' Roses / Metallica / Faith No More. Sep 15, 1992. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Uploaded by Bex. Credit: - "News clipping probably from the Star Tribune."

  13. Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour 1992

    September 30, 1992 Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego. The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by American rock bands Guns N' R...

  14. Use Your Illusion Tour

    The Use Your Illusion Tour was a concert tour by American rock band Guns N' Roses which ran from January 20, 1991, to July 17, 1993. It was not only the band's longest tour, but one of the longest concert tours in rock history, consisting of 194 shows in 27 countries. It was also a source of much infamy for the band, due to riots, late starts, cancellations and outspoken rantings by Axl Rose.

  15. Guns N' Roses Tour 1991-1992

    Slash Paradise - This is a page about Guns N' Roses's Get In The Ring Tour 1991-1992: line-up, tour dates, main facts, videos, played songs, guests, concerts and shows.

  16. Insanity Palace of Metallica: Tour Archive

    TOUR ARCHIVE [ Main ... Guns N' Roses/Metallica. SEEN? DATE PLACE VENUE COMMENTS INFO; 1992-07-17: Washington, D.C. - United States: RFK Stadium - Info : 1992-07-18: East Rutherford, NJ - United States: Giants Stadium - Info : 1992-07-21: Detroit, MI - United States: Pontiac Silverdome -

  17. Metallica at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC on July 17, 1992

    One. Video. The Shortest Straw (Washington, D.C. - July 17, 1992) Get the setlist from Metallica's concert at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC on July 17, 1992.

  18. Guns N' Roses & Metallica

    G N' R & Metallica - Live & Loud. MTV Networks documentary about the stadium tour they did with Faith No More in 1992.Captured from my personal VHS-tape

  19. 1992: Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour

    It was an overlap of Metallica's Wherever We May Roam Tour and Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion Tour. James Hetfield suffered serious burns during a show in ...

  20. Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour

    On May 12, 1992, Metallica's drummer, Lars Ulrich, and Guns N' Roses' lead guitarist, Slash, held a press conference at the Gaslight in Los Angeles, California, announcing that both Metallica and Guns N' Roses would tour together that summer, beginning in Washington, D.C., at RFK Stadium on July 17, 1992. Footage of Metallica's opening song "Creeping Death" was later recorded for their ...

  21. When Members of Guns N' Roses and Nirvana Buried the Hatchet

    There was once a time when Seattle grunge legends Nirvana and Los Angeles heavy metal stars Guns N' Roses were at odds with one another. According to Kirk Hammett, Kurt Cobain turned down an opportunity to tour with Metallica because Guns N' Roses were also part of the tour.. Specifically, Hammett once said, "I had to make the phone call to Kurt [Cobain] to talk to him about the ...

  22. @ifandarizky14 on Instagram: "'1992 Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium

    435 likes, 7 comments - itsyourvintage.id on May 16, 2022: "'1992 Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour T-shirt The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour wa..." @ifandarizky14 on Instagram: "'1992 Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour T-shirt The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by American rock bands Guns ...

  23. Metallica at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA on July 26, 1992

    Enter Sandman. Get the setlist from Metallica's concert at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, PA on July 26, 1992.

  24. Metallica at Stade Du Parc Olympique in Montreal, QC, Canada on August

    The Shortest Straw. Fade to Black. Cut short due to a pyro accident involving James. Get the setlist from Metallica's concert at Stade Du Parc Olympique in Montreal, QC, Canada on August 8, 1992.

  25. Metallica at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC on August 2, 1992

    Tour: Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour. Metallica's concert at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC on August 2, 1992 was cancelled.