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Day on the Green, 1985

Metallica performed at Day on the Green, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California, August 31, 1985. This was one of the band's first stadium shows, and MTV recorded a portion of their performance including a now-legendary solo by Cliff Burton at the top of "For Whom the Bell Tolls." ​

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Cliff Burton plays Day on the Green, 1985. From the Collection of Lars Ulrich​

James Hetfield in the stands, Day on the Green, 1985. Photo: Gene Ambo. From the Collection of James Hetfield​

James Hetfield's personal shirt from pre-show Day on the Green, 1985. From the Collection of James Hetfield