See Metallica Play “Here Comes Revenge” in Amsterdam in Pro-Shot Footage

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Metallica took their WorldWired tour to Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 11th, and tore through an epic 18-song set that included fan favorites like “One” and “Creeping Death,” lesser-played cuts such as “No Leaf Clover” and “St. Anger,” and newer songs including “Hardwired” and “Here Comes Revenge,” both off the thrash OGs’ most recently released album, Hardwired … To Self-Destruct.

“Here Comes Revenge” was inspired by a tragic story involving a family of Metallica fans. “‘Revenge‘ itself, it really came from … There’s a fan of ours, and I was just trying to put myself in their shoes,” frontman James Hetfield told Marky Ramone in a 2017 interview. “There’s a couple that showed up at so many shows, and they got into Metallica because their young daughter was a big fan, and she had gotten killed by a drunk driver.”

“It just hit me: ‘How can you guys find something positive in the world to connect you to your daughter again’ — which was Metallica, the music she loved — instead of just snapping and wanting to just become bitter and attack whoever did this? So I’m kinda putting myself in those shoes and how revenge must feel really powerful and great to do, but it doesn’t satisfy that urge. I don’t know.”

The band recently shared official, pro-shot footage of their Amsterdam performance of the song. You can view that below, along with the full set list from the shot.

Metallica, set list, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jun 11th, 2019:
The Memory Remains
Ride the Lightning
The God that Failed
The Unforgiven
Here Comes Revenge
Moth Into Flame
Sad but True
No Leaf Clover
St. Anger
Master of Puppets
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Creeping Death
Seek & Destroy

Spit Out the Bone
Nothing Else Matters
Enter Sandman