37 Years Ago Today – Metallica Plays First Ever Show (Watch “Seek and Destroy” Live ’82)

37 years ago today (3/14/82), Metallica played their first ever show, which took place at Radio City in Anaheim, CA. This birth lineup of Metallica featured along wiht James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, both Dave Mustaine (guitar) and Ron McGovney. Per the setlist below, the performance featured seven cover songs and two originals, as the band was on their way to writing the songs that would become on their debut LP Kill Em All. Watch the band perform “Seek and Destroy” live in ’82...

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  1. Believe it or not, I was the cocktail waitress working at Radio City who also prior met Dave Mustaine in a college guitar class, at Golden West in OC, and told him I would give their demo to the manager, hence I was at this show and even had a big deal to do with making it happen.!!!

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