MEGADETH Celebrates 37th Anniversary of Very First Show at Ruthie’s Inn

Photo taken at soundcheck by Brian Lew

David Ellefson shares a piece of Megadeth history as they take the stage for the first time ever at Ruthie’s Inn in Berkeley, CA on February 17, 1984 with Slayer’s Kerry King on second Guitar. Here’s the set list!

Set list:
Hook in Mouth [instrumental]
Burnt Offerings [Set the World Afire]
Chosen Ones
Skull Beneath the Skin
Looking Down the Cross
Last Rites/Loved to Deth
Next Victim [My Last Words]
Quicksand [Into the Lungs of Hell]
Bad Omen
Devils Island
[guitar solo incl. Jump in the Fire jam]
[bass solo]

Dave Mustaine – Vocals, Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Kerry King – Second Guitarist
David Ellefson – Bass & Backup Vocals
Lee Rausch – Drums