During a show in Montreal, Canada on the Metallica/GNR tour, there is some confusion surrounding the new pyrotechnics and James stands in the middle of a 12-foot flame during "Fade to Black." He suffers 2nd degree burns on his face, arms, hands and legs.
Riots ensue after Guns N' Roses takes the stage late and Axl walks off early.
"His skin was bubbling like on the Toxic Avenger"
--Jason Newstead (VH1 Behind the Music)
November 17, 1992
Two home videos A Year And A Half In The Life Of Metallica Part I and Part II are released. These videos document the making of Metallica and contain footage from the Wherever I May Roam Tour.
January 22, 1993
Nowhere Else To Roam tour begins
November 23, 1993
Live S--t: Binge & Purge box set is released. The band's first official live album, it comes packaged in a mini road case. The case contains three live CDs, three live home videos, a "scary guy" stencil, a Snake Pit pass and book filled with old riders and letters.