On this day in 1982, Metallica played their first headlining show. They played the song “Whiplash” for the first time. Exodus was the opening act.

Metallica – Whiplash live (Metal up Your Ass) 1982

Setlist:

Hit the Lights

The Mechanix

Phantom Lord

Jump in the Fire

No Remorse

Motorbreath

Seek & Destroy

Whiplash

Am I Evil?

Metal Militia

The Prince