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May 23, 1986
Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
Setlist? - Yes

May 24, 1986
Cape Girardeau, MO - Arena Building
Setlist? - Yes

May 25, 1986
Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom
Setlist? - Yes

May 28, 1986
Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

May 29, 1986
Eau Claire, WI - Old Mill Expo
Setlist? - Yes

June 10, 1986
San Diego, CA - San Diego Sports Arena
Setlist? - Yes

June 14, 1986
Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Arena
Setlist? - Yes

June 15, 1986
Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Arena
Setlist? - Yes

June 17, 1986
San Francisco, CA - Cow Palace
Setlist? - Yes

July 12, 1986
East Troy, WI - Alpine Valley
Setlist? - Yes

July 13, 1986
Hoffmann Estates, IL - Poplar Creek
Setlist? - Yes

July 16, 1986
Fort Wayne, IN - Fort Wayne Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

July 21, 1986
Clarkston, MI - Pine Knob Music Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

September 10, 1986
Cardiff, Wales - St. David's Hall
Setlist? - Yes

September 11, 1986
Bradford, England - St Georges Hall
Setlist? - Yes

September 12, 1986
Edinburgh, Scotland - Playhouse
Setlist? - Yes

September 14, 1986
Dublin, Ireland - SFX
Setlist? - Yes

September 15, 1986
Belfast, United Kingdom - Ulster Hall
Setlist? - Yes

September 17, 1986
Manchester, England - Apollo
Setlist? - Yes

September 18, 1986
Sheffield, England - City Hall
Setlist? - Yes

September 19, 1986
Newcastle, England - Mayfair
Setlist? - Yes

September 20, 1986
Birmingham, England - Odeon
Setlist? - Yes

September 21, 1986
London, England - Hammersmith Odeon
Setlist? - Yes

September 24, 1986
Lund, Sweden - Olympus
Setlist? - Yes

September 25, 1986
Oslo, Norway - Skedsmohallen
Setlist? - Yes

September 26, 1986
Stockholm, Sweden - Solnahallen
Setlist? - Yes

November 15, 1986
Tokyo, Japan - Shibuya Kokaido
Setlist? - Yes

November 17, 1986
Nagoya, Japan - Kinro Kaikan
Setlist? - Yes

November 18, 1986
Osaka, Japan - Festival Hall
Setlist? - Yes

November 19, 1986
Tokyo, Japan - Sun Plaza Hall
Setlist? - Yes

November 20, 1986
Tokyo, Japan - Sun Plaza Hall
Setlist? - Yes

November 28, 1986
Poughkeepsie, NY - Mid Hudson
Setlist? - Yes

November 29, 1986
Passaic, NJ - Capital Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

November 30, 1986
Hartford, CT - West Hartford Ballroom
Setlist? - Yes

December 1, 1986
New York City, NY - Felt Forum
Setlist? - Yes

December 3, 1986
Verdun, Canada - Verdun Auditorium
Setlist? - Yes

December 4, 1986
Chicoutimi, Canada - Center Georges Vezina
Setlist? - Yes

December 5, 1986
Quebec City, Canada - Pavilion de la Jeunesse
Setlist? - Yes

December 6, 1986
Rimouskei, Canada - Colisee de Rimouski
Setlist? - Yes

December 7, 1986
Victoriaville, Canada - Colisee
Setlist? - Yes

December 9, 1986
Toronto, Canada - Maple Leaf Gardens
Setlist? - Yes

December 14, 1986
Regina, Canada - Center of the Arts
Setlist? - Yes

December 15, 1986
Saskatoon, Canada - Saskatoon Arena
Setlist? - Yes

December 16, 1986
Edmonton, Canada - Convention Center
Setlist? - Yes

December 17, 1986
Calgary, Canada - Max Bell Arena
Setlist? - Yes

December 19, 1986
Vancouver, Canada - Pacific Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

December 20, 1986
Seattle, WA - Seattle Center Arena
Setlist? - Yes

January 8, 1987
Copenhagen, Denmark - Falkoner Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

January 9, 1987
Holstebro, Denmark - Holstebrohallen
Setlist? - Yes

January 12, 1987
Osnabruck, Germany - Hall Gartlage
Setlist? - Yes

January 14, 1987
Lyon, France - La Bourse du Travail
Setlist? - Yes

January 16, 1987
Bordeaux, France - Grand Parc
Setlist? - Yes

January 17, 1987
Barcelona, Spain - Sports Palace
Setlist? - Yes

January 18, 1987
Madrid, Spain - Real Madrid Pabellon
Setlist? - Yes

January 20, 1987
Nice, France - Theatre De Verdue
Setlist? - Yes

January 21, 1987
Milan, Italy - Palatrussardi
Setlist? - Yes

January 23, 1987
Munich, Germany - Deutches Museum
Setlist? - Yes

January 24, 1987
Stuttgart, Germany - Boblingen Sporthalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 25, 1987
Essen, Germany - Grughalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 27, 1987
Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 28, 1987
Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 29, 1987
Frankfurt, Germany - Offenbach Stadthalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 30, 1987
Ludwigshafen, Germany - Friederich-Eberthalle
Setlist? - Yes

January 31, 1987
Nuremberg, Germany - Hemmerleinhalle
Setlist? - Yes

February 1, 1987
Zurich, Switzerland - Sportzentrum
Setlist? - Yes

February 3, 1987
Strasbourg, France - Tivoli
Setlist? - Yes

February 4, 1987
Clermont, France - Mais du Pouple
Setlist? - Yes

February 5, 1987
Paris, France - Le Zenith
Setlist? - Yes

February 7, 1987
Brussels, Belgium - Forest National
Setlist? - Yes

February 8, 1987
Zwolle, Netherlands - Aardshok Festival
Setlist? - Yes

February 10, 1987
Katowice, Poland - Spodek
Setlist? - Yes

February 11, 1987
Katowice, Poland - Spodek
Setlist? - Yes

February 13, 1987
Gothenburg, Sweden - Frolundaborg
Setlist? - Yes

June 10, 1989
Minneapolis, MN - Met Center
Setlist? - Yes

June 11, 1989
Ames, IA - Hilton Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

June 21, 1989
Bonner Springs, KS - Sandstone Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

June 24, 1989
East Troy, WI - Alpine Valley
Setlist? - Yes

June 25, 1989
Fort Wayne, IN - Expo Center
Setlist? - Yes

June 29, 1989
Noblesville, IN - Deer Creek Music Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 3, 1989
Clarkston, MI - Pine Knob
Setlist? - Yes

July 7, 1989
Chicago, IL - Poplar Creek
Setlist? - Yes

July 8, 1989
Cleveland, OH - Richfield Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

July 11, 1989
Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena
Setlist? - Yes

July 14, 1989
Middleton, NY - Orange County Fairgrounds
Setlist? - Yes

July 15, 1989
Manchester, NH - Riverfront Park
Setlist? - Yes

July 18, 1989
Bristol, CT - Lake Compounce
Setlist? - Yes

July 19, 1989
Philadelphia, PA - The Spectrum
Setlist? - Yes

July 21, 1989
East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands
Setlist? - Yes

July 22, 1989
East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands
Setlist? - Yes

July 23, 1989
Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

July 25, 1989
Worchester, MA - The Centrum
Setlist? - Yes

August 29, 1989
Seattle, WA - Seattle Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

August 30, 1989
Seattle, WA - Seattle Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

September 10, 1989
Chandler, AZ - Compton Terrace
Setlist? - Yes

September 15, 1989
Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

September 21, 1989
Irvine, CA - Irvine Meadows
Setlist? - Yes

September 22, 1989
Irvine, CA - Irvine Meadows
Setlist? - Yes

September 23, 1989
Irvine, CA - Irvine Meadows
Setlist? - Yes

May 19, 1993
Hannover, Germany - Niedersachsenstadion
Setlist? - Yes

May 20, 1993
Dusseldorf, Germany - Rheinstadion
Setlist? - Yes

May 22, 1993
Mannheim, Germany - Maimarktgelande
Setlist? - Yes

May 23, 1993
Nuremberg, Germany - Zeppelinfeld
Setlist? - Yes

May 24, 1993
Brno, Czech Republic - Bobby Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

May 26, 1993
Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne
Setlist? - Yes

May 28, 1993
Copenhagen, Denmark - Gentofte Stadion
Setlist? - Yes

May 30, 1993
Stockholm, Sweden - Olympic Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 1, 1993
Helsinki, Finland - Aggelby Isbana
Setlist? - Yes

June 5, 1993
Milton Keynes, England - National Bowl
Setlist? - Yes

June 8, 1993
Bratislava, Slovakia - Sloven Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 9, 1993
Budapest, Hungary - MTK Football Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 12, 1993
Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feijenoord Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 13, 1993
Paris, France - Hippodrome de Paris Vincennes
Setlist? - Yes

June 16, 1993
Lisbon, Portugal - Alvalade Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 18, 1993
Madrid, Spain - Rayo Vallecano
Setlist? - Yes

June 20, 1993
Basel, Switzerland - National Bowl
Setlist? - Yes

June 22, 1993
Turin, Italy - Stadio Delle Alpi
Setlist? - Yes

June 25, 1993
Istanbul, Turkey - Inonu Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 26, 1993
Vienna, Austria - Stadhalle
Setlist? - Yes

June 27, 1993
Athens, Greece - Panionions Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 30, 1993
Tel Aviv, Israel - Hayarkon Park
Setlist? - Yes

July 3, 1993
Torhout, Belgium - Rock Tourhout
Setlist? - Yes

July 4, 1993
Werchter, Belgium - Rock Werchter
Setlist? - Yes

November 11, 1997
Philadelphia, PA - Core States Complex Parking Lot
Setlist? - Yes

November 13, 1997
London, England - Ministry of Sound
Setlist? - Yes

November 15, 1997
Hamburg, Germany - Hamburg Docks
Setlist? - Yes

November 16, 1997
Stockholm, Sweden - M√ľnchen Brewery
Setlist? - Yes

November 16, 1997
Copenhagen, Denmark - The Grey Hall
Setlist? - Yes

November 18, 1997
Paris, France - The Elysee Montmarte
Setlist? - Yes

May 8, 1998
Tokyo, Japan - Yoyogi Olympic Hall
Setlist? - Yes

June 24, 1998
West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

June 26, 1998
Atlanta, GA - Lakewood Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

June 27, 1998
Charlotte, NC - Blockbuster Pavilion
Setlist? - Yes

June 28, 1998
Bristow, VA - Nissan Pavilion
Setlist? - Yes

June 30, 1998
Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia Beach Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 1, 1998
Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Setlist? - Yes

July 3, 1998
Toronto, Canada - Molson Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 4, 1998
Columbus, OH - Polaris Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 5, 1998
Pecatonica, IL - Winnebago County Fairgrounds
Setlist? - Yes

July 7, 1998
Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 8, 1998
Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 10, 1998
Clarkston, MI - Pine Knob Music Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 11, 1998
Clarkston, MI - Pine Knob Music Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 12, 1998
Buffalo, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 15, 1998
Camden, NJ - Blockbuster Sony Music Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 17, 1998
East Rutherford, NJ - Giants Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

July 18, 1998
Mansfield, MA - Great Woods Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 19, 1998
Mansfield, MA - Great Woods Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 21, 1998
Hartford, CT - Meadows Music Theatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 22, 1998
Burgettstown, PA - Star Lake Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 24, 1998
Antioch, TN - Starwood Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 25, 1998
Noblesville, IN - Deer Creek Music Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 26, 1998
Milwaukee, WI - Marcus Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 28, 1998
Maryland Heights, MO - Riverport Performing Arts Center
Setlist? - Yes

July 29, 1998
Bonner Springs, KS - Sandstone Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

July 31, 1998
Dallas, TX - Starplex Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

August 1, 1998
San Antonio, TX - Retama Park Polo Field
Setlist? - Yes

August 2, 1998
Houston, TX - Woodlands Pavilion
Setlist? - Yes

August 28, 1998
Irvine, CA - Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

August 30, 1998
Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheater
Setlist? - Yes

September 1, 1998
Sacramento, CA - Cal Expo
Setlist? - Yes

September 3, 1998
Portland, OR - Portland Meadows
Setlist? - Yes

September 4, 1998
Vancouver, Canada - Thunderbird Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

September 5, 1998
George, WA - The Gorge
Setlist? - Yes

September 7, 1998
Salt Lake City, UT - Steward Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

September 8, 1998
Denver, CO - Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

September 11, 1998
Phoenix, AZ - Desert Sky Pavilion
Setlist? - Yes

September 12, 1998
Las Vegas, NV - Cashman Field
Setlist? - Yes

September 13, 1998
San Diego, CA - Coors Amphitheatre
Setlist? - Yes

April 11, 1999
Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Arena
Setlist? - Yes

April 12, 1999
Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Arena
Setlist? - Yes

April 14, 1999
Anchorage, AK - Sullivan Arena
Setlist? - Yes

April 21, 1999
Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Community Theater
Setlist? - Yes

April 22, 1999
Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Community Theater
Setlist? - Yes

April 30, 1999
Mexico City, Mexico - Foro Sol
Setlist? - Yes

May 2, 1999
Bogota, Colombia - Simon Bolivar Park
Setlist? - Yes

May 4, 1999
Caracas, Venezuela - Poliedro
Setlist? - Yes

May 6, 1999
Porto Alegre, Brazil - Gigantinho
Setlist? - Yes

May 8, 1999
Sao Paulo, Brazil - Sambodromo
Setlist? - Yes

May 9, 1999
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Clube De Regatas Do Flamengo
Setlist? - Yes

May 12, 1999
Santiago, Chile - Pista Atletica Del Estadio Nacional
Setlist? - Yes

May 14, 1999
Buenos Aires, Argentina - River Plate Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

May 21, 1999
Nuremberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
Setlist? - Yes

May 22, 1999
Nurburgring, Germany - Rock Am Ring
Setlist? - Yes

May 23, 1999
Eindhoven, Netherlands - Dynamo Open Air Festival
Setlist? - Yes

May 25, 1999
Prague, Czech Republic - Athletic Stadium Slavia
Setlist? - Yes

May 26, 1999
Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne
Setlist? - Yes

May 28, 1999
Stockholm, Sweden - Globen
Setlist? - Yes

May 29, 1999
Oslo, Norway - Spektrum
Setlist? - Yes

June 1, 1999
Warsaw, Poland - Gwardia Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 3, 1999
Budapest, Hungary - MTK Football Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 5, 1999
Milan, Italy - Gods of Metal Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 7, 1999
Ljubljana, Slovenia - Centralni Stadium Bezigrad
Setlist? - Yes

June 9, 1999
Bucharest, Romania - National Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 11, 1999
Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Plovdiv Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 12, 1999
Athens, Greece - Apollo Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 13, 1999
Istanbul, Turkey - Ali Sami Yen Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 25, 1999
St. Gallen, Switzerland - Open Air
Setlist? - Yes

June 26, 1999
Minden, Germany - Weserufer
Setlist? - Yes

June 27, 1999
Kiev, Ukraine - Olympic Stadium
Setlist? - Yes

June 29, 1999
Tallinn, Estonia - Song Festival Ground
Setlist? - Yes

July 1, 1999
Roskilde, Denmark - Roskilde Festival
Setlist? - Yes

July 2, 1999
Turku, Finland - Turku Festival
Setlist? - Yes

July 3, 1999
Werchter, Belgium - Werchter Festival
Setlist? - Yes

July 5, 1999
Dublin, Ireland - The Point
Setlist? - Yes

July 7, 1999
Paris, France - Omnisports Bercy
Setlist? - Yes

July 8, 1999
Belfort, France - Presquile De Malsaucy
Setlist? - Yes

July 10, 1999
Milton Keynes, England - Milton Keynes Bowl
Setlist? - Yes

July 12, 1999
Barcelona, Spain - Doctor Metal Festival
Setlist? - Yes

July 15, 1999
Madrid, Spain - Festinad
Setlist? - Yes

July 16, 1999
Lisbon, Portugal - Lisbon Super Bock Super Rock
Setlist? - Yes

November 19, 1999
Berlin, Germany - Berlin Velodrom
Setlist? - Yes

November 23, 1999
New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
Setlist? - Yes

May 19, 2003
San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Setlist? - Yes

May 22, 2003
San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Setlist? - Yes

June 7, 2003
Berlin, Germany - Wuhlheide
Setlist? - Yes

June 8, 2003
Nurburgring, Germany - Rock Am Ring
Setlist? - Yes

August 29, 2003
New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
Setlist? - Yes

November 7, 2003
Tokyo, Japan - Yoyogi Taiikukan
Setlist? - Yes

November 14, 2003
Nagoya, Japan - Rainbow Hall
Setlist? - Yes

December 3, 2003
Oslo, Norway - Spektrum
Setlist? - Yes

December 5, 2003
Hannover, Germany - Preussag-Arena
Setlist? - Yes

December 6, 2003
Arnhem, Netherlands - Gelredome
Setlist? - Yes

December 9, 2003
Paris, France - Palais Omnisports de Bercy
Setlist? - Yes

December 16, 2003
Cologne, Germany - Cologne Arena
Setlist? - Yes

December 19, 2003
London, England - Earls Court
Setlist? - Yes

December 31, 2003
Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
Setlist? - Yes

January 19, 2004
Brisbane, Australia - Entertainment Centre
Setlist? - Yes

January 21, 2004
Sydney, Australia - Entertainment Centre
Setlist? - Yes

January 28, 2004
Melbourne, Australia - Myer Music Bowl
Setlist? - Yes

March 6, 2004
Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
Setlist? - Yes

May 6, 2004
Calgary, Canada - Saddeldome
Setlist? - Yes

June 2, 2004
Glasgow, Scotland - Download Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 11, 2004
Wiener Neustadt, Austria - Aerodome Festival
Setlist? - Yes

August 22, 2004
Moline, IL - Mark of the Quad Cities
Setlist? - Yes

August 30, 2004
Ames, IA - Hilton Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

October 10, 2004
Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena
Setlist? - Yes

October 20, 2004
Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center
Setlist? - Yes

October 25, 2004
Boston, MA - Fleet Center
Setlist? - Yes

October 27, 2004
Hamilton, Canada - Copps Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

June 3, 2006
Nurburgring, Germany - Rock Am Ring
Setlist? - Yes

June 4, 2006
Nuremberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
Setlist? - Yes

June 6, 2006
Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne
Setlist? - Yes

June 8, 2006
Arnhem, Netherlands - Gelredome
Setlist? - Yes

June 10, 2006
Donington, England - Download Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 11, 2006
Dublin, Ireland - Download Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 13, 2006
Tallinn, Estonia - Song Festival Ground
Setlist? - Yes

June 15, 2006
Nickelsdorf, Austria - Novarock Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 17, 2006
Imola, Italy - Heineken Jammin Festival
Setlist? - Yes

August 12, 2006
Tokyo, Japan - Summer Sonic Festival
Setlist? - Yes

August 13, 2006
Osaka, Japan - Summer Sonic Festival
Setlist? - Yes

June 29, 2007
Bilbao, Spain - Bilbao BBK Live Festival
Setlist? - Yes

September 12, 2008
Berlin, Germany - O2 World
Setlist? - Yes

September 15, 2008
London, England - The O2
Setlist? - Yes

November 6, 2008
Omaha, NE - Qwest Center
Setlist? - Yes

November 23, 2008
New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena
Setlist? - Yes

January 29, 2009
Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
Setlist? - Yes

March 30, 2009
Rotterdam, Netherlands - Ahoy
Setlist? - Yes

July 28, 2009
Copenhagen, Denmark - Forum
Setlist? - Yes

March 3, 2010
Monterrey, Mexico - Estadio Universitario
Setlist? - Yes

October 19, 2010
Brisbane, Australia - Entertainment Centre
Setlist? - Yes

November 13, 2010
Sydney, Australia - Acer Arena
Setlist? - Yes

November 21, 2010
Melbourne, Australia - Rod Laver Arena
Setlist? - Yes

December 9, 2011
San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
Setlist? - Yes

March 2, 2013
Adelaide, Australia - Bonython Park
Setlist? - Yes

Performed 264 Times

First Played
1986.05.23
Cain's Ballroom

Last Played
2013.03.02
Bonython Park

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