World Infestation Tour

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World Infestation Tour
Tour by Ratt
Associated album Invasion of Your Privacy
Start dateMarch 20, 1985
End dateApril 30, 1986
No. of shows164
Ratt concert chronology

The World Infestation Tour was a concert tour by American glam metal band Ratt in support of their latest album Invasion of Your Privacy. Arguably Ratt's most successful tour of their 1980's heyday the tour lasted for over a year. Bon Jovi was the support act for the majority of the tour with other opening acts included Mama's Boys and Y&T. The tour also featured a show at the 1985 Monsters of Rock Festival in Castle Donington, England. The music video for the single You're in Love shows the large stage set that was used during the tour. Much of the video was filmed at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport, LA & the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi. In February 1986 the band opened for Ozzy Osbourne in the United Kingdom. The tour finally came to an end in Anchorage, Alaska after 164 shows. [1]

Contents

Setlist

  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Back For More
  6. Never Use Love
  7. Walkin’ The Dog
  8. You’re In Love
  9. You Should Know By Now
  10. The Morning After
  11. You Think You’re Tough
  12. Sweet Cheater
  13. Round and Round
  14. Lay It Down


  1. U Got It
  2. Wanted Man
  3. You Think You’re Tough
  4. You’re In Love
  5. Lay It Down
  6. The Morning After
  7. Never Use Love
  8. Round and Round


  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Back For More
  6. Never Use Love
  7. Guitar Solo
  8. The Morning After
  9. Drum Solo
  10. Continuing The Morning After
  11. You Should Know By Now
  12. You Think You’re Tough
  13. Sweet Cheater
  14. Round and Round
  15. Lay It Down
  16. You’re In Love


  1. Dangerous But Worth the Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Back for More
  6. Never Use Love
  7. Walkin' the Dog
  8. Closer to My Heart
  9. You Should Know by Now
  10. Drum Solo
  11. The Morning After
  12. You Think You're Tough
  13. Sweet Cheater
  14. Round and Round
  15. Lay It Down
  16. You're in Love


  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Back For More
  6. Never Use Love
  7. Closer To My Heart
  8. Walkin’ The Dog
  9. What You Give Is What You Get
  10. You Should Know By Now
  11. Drum Solo I
  12. Continuing You Should Know By Now
  13. Guitar Solo
  14. The Morning After
  15. Drum Solo II
  16. Bass Solo
  17. Continuing The Morning After
  18. You Think You’re Tough
  19. Sweet Cheater
  20. Round and Round
  21. Lay It Down
  22. You’re In Love


  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Never Use Love
  6. Walkin’ The Dog
  7. You Think You’re Tough
  8. Lay It Down
  9. You’re In Love
  10. Sweet Cheater
  11. Round and Round


  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. You Should Know By Now
  5. Never Use Love
  6. Guitar Solo
  7. Walkin’ The Dog
  8. You Think You’re Tough
  9. Lay It Down
  10. You’re In Love
  11. Drum Solo
  12. Sweet Cheater
  13. Round and Round


  1. Dangerous But Worth The Risk
  2. Give It All
  3. Wanted Man
  4. In Your Direction
  5. Back For More
  6. Never Use Love
  7. Closer To My Heart
  8. Walkin' The Dog
  9. Between The Eyes
  10. What You Give Is What You Get
  11. You Should Know By Now
  12. The Morning After
  13. You Think you're Tough
  14. Sweet Cheater
  15. Lay It Down
  16. You're In Love
  17. Round & Round

Tour Dates


DateCityCountryVenue
Japan
March 20, 1985 [2] Tokyo Japan Tokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
March 21, 1985
March 23, 1985
March 25, 1985 Osaka Osaka Festival Hall
March 26, 1985 Nagoya Nagoya-shi Kōkaidō
March 27, 1985 Tokyo Shibuya Kōkaidō
North America
June 18, 1985 Salina, Kansas United States Bicentennial Center
June 19, 1985 Lawton, Oklahoma Great Plains Coliseum
June 20, 1985 Joplin, Missouri Joplin Memorial Hall
June 22, 1985 Seymour, Wisconsin Outagamie County Fairgrounds
June 23, 1985 Forest Lake, Minnesota Trout Aire Amphitheatre
June 24, 1985 Fargo, North Dakota Red River Valley Fairgrounds
June 25, 1985 Rosemont, Illinois Rosemont Horizon
June 26, 1985 Marquette, Michigan Lakeview Arena
June 28, 1985 Davenport, Iowa Palmer Auditorium
June 29, 1985 Rockford, Illinois MetroCentre
July 1, 1985 Evansville, Indiana Mesker Amphitheatre
July 3, 1985 Fort Wayne, Indiana Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
July 4, 1985 Charlevoix, Michigan Castle Farms Music Theatre
July 6, 1985 Grand Rapids, Michigan Welsh Auditorium
July 9, 1985 Columbus, Ohio Ohio Expo Center Coliseum
July 10, 1985 Trotwood, Ohio Hara Arena
July 12, 1985 Louisville, Kentucky Louisville Gardens
July 13, 1985 Charleston, West Virginia Charleston Civic Center
July 16, 1985 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Blossom Music Center
July 17, 1985 Battle Creek, Michigan Kellogg Arena
July 18, 1985 Port Huron, Michigan McMorran Place
July 19, 1985 Indianapolis, Indiana Market Square Arena
July 20, 1985 St. Louis, Missouri Kiel Auditorium
July 22, 1985 Kansas City, Missouri Starlight Theatre
July 23, 1985 Valley Center, Kansas Britt Brown Arena
July 24, 1985 Norman, Oklahoma Lloyd Noble Center
July 26, 1985 Odessa, Texas Ector County Coliseum
July 27, 1985 Austin, Texas Frank Erwin Center
July 29, 1985 Corpus Christi, Texas Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum
July 30, 1985 San Antonio, Texas Hemisfair Arena
August 1, 1985 Tucson, Arizona Tucson Convention Center
August 2, 1985 Chandler, Arizona Compton Terrace
August 3, 1985 Irvine, California Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
August 6, 1985 Abilene, Texas Taylor County Expo Center
August 7, 1985 Beaumont, Texas Beaumont Civic Center
August 8, 1985 Baton Rouge, Louisiana Riverside Centroplex
August 9, 1985 Biloxi, Mississippi Mississippi Coast Coliseum
August 10, 1985 Shreveport, Louisiana Hirsch Memorial Coliseum
August 11, 1985 Little Rock, Arkansas Barton Coliseum
August 13, 1985 Memphis, Tennessee Mud Island Amphitheatre
Monsters of Rock
August 17, 1985 Castle Donington England Monsters of Rock
North America
August 20, 1985 Johnson City, Tennessee United States Freedom Hall Civic Center
August 21, 1985 Chattanooga, Tennessee UTC Arena
August 22, 1985 Nashville, Tennessee Nashville Municipal Auditorium
August 23, 1985Evansville, IndianaMesker Amphitheatre
August 24, 1985 Springfield, Illinois Prairie Capital Convention Center
August 25, 1985 Dubuque, Iowa Five Flags Center
August 28, 1985 Spokane, Washington Spokane Coliseum
August 29, 1985 Tacoma, Washington Tacoma Dome
August 31, 1985 Oakland, California Day on the Green
September 2, 1985 Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Palace
September 4, 1985 Boise, Idaho BSU Pavilion
September 5, 1985 Portland, Oregon Portland Memorial Coliseum
September 7, 1985 Sioux City, Iowa Sioux City Municipal Auditorium
September 9, 1985 Billings, Montana Montana Entertainment Trade and Recreation Arena
September 11, 1985 Denver, Colorado McNichols Sports Arena
September 13, 1985 Rapid City, South Dakota Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
September 14, 1985 Bismarck, North Dakota Bismarck Civic Center
September 15, 1985 Grand Forks, North Dakota UND Fieldhouse
September 18, 1985 Lincoln, Nebraska Pershing Auditorium
September 19, 1985 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Five Seasons Center
September 21, 1985 La Crosse, Wisconsin La Crosse Center
September 25, 1985 Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati Gardens
September 26, 1985 Carbondale, Illinois SIU Arena
September 27, 1985 Rosemont, Illinois Rosemont Horizon
September 28, 1985 Detroit, Michigan Joe Louis Arena
September 29, 1985 Buffalo, New York Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
October 2, 1985 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Civic Arena
October 3, 1985 Syracuse, New York Onondaga County War Memorial
October 4, 1985 New Haven, Connecticut New Haven Coliseum
October 5, 1985 Worcester, Massachusetts The Centrum
October 7, 1985 Providence, Rhode Island Providence Civic Center
October 8, 1985 Portland, Maine Cumberland County Civic Center
October 10, 1985 Rochester, New York Rochester Community War Memorial
October 12, 1985 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The Spectrum
October 13, 1985 Troy, New York Houston Field House
October 14, 1985 Binghamton, New York Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
October 15, 1985 Landover, Maryland Capital Centre
October 18, 1985 East Rutherford, New Jersey Brendan Byrne Arena
October 19, 1985 Johnstown, Pennsylvania Cambria County War Memorial Arena
October 20, 1985 Erie, Pennsylvania Erie Civic Center
October 21, 1985 Richfield, Ohio Richfield Coliseum
October 23, 1985 Richmond, Virginia Richmond Coliseum
October 25, 1985 Hampton, Virginia Hampton Coliseum
October 26, 1985 Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte Coliseum
October 27, 1985 Columbia, South Carolina Carolina Coliseum
October 30, 1985 Asheville, North Carolina Asheville Civic Center
November 1, 1985 Raleigh, North Carolina Dorton Arena
November 3, 1985 Greensboro, North Carolina Greensboro Coliseum
November 4, 1985 Huntington, West Virginia Huntington Civic Center
November 5, 1985 Lexington, Kentucky Rupp Arena
November 8, 1985 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
November 10, 1985 Lansing, Michigan Lansing Civic Center
November 12, 1985 Bloomington, Minnesota Met Center
November 13, 1985 Madison, Wisconsin Dane County Expo Coliseum
November 15, 1985 Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Civic Auditorium
November 16, 1985 Tulsa, Oklahoma Tulsa Convention Center
November 17, 1985 Springfield, Missouri Hammons Student Center
November 18, 1985 Fayetteville, Arkansas Barnhill Arena
November 20, 1985 Pine Bluff, Arkansas Pine Bluff Convention Center
November 22, 1985 Monroe, Louisiana Monroe Civic Center
November 23, 1985 Lake Charles, Louisiana Lake Charles Civic Center
November 24, 1985 New Orleans, Louisiana UNO Lakefront Arena
November 26, 1985 Jackson, Mississippi Mississippi Coliseum
November 27, 1985 Huntsville, Alabama Von Braun Civic Center
November 29, 1985 Knoxville, Tennessee Knoxville Civic Coliseum
November 30, 1985 Birmingham, Alabama BJCC Coliseum
December 1, 1985 Columbus, Georgia Columbus Municipal Auditorium
December 3, 1985 Atlanta, Georgia The Omni Coliseum
December 4, 1985 Pensacola, Florida Pensacola Civic Center
December 5, 1985 Tallahassee, Florida Leon County Civic Center
December 6, 1985 Orlando, Florida Orange County Convention Center
December 8, 1985 Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum
December 9, 1985 St. Petersburg, Florida Bayfront Center
December 10, 1985 Fort Myers, Florida Lee County Civic Center
December 11, 1985 Pembroke Pines, Florida Hollywood Sportatorium
December 13, 1985 San Juan Puerto Rico Roberto Clemente Coliseum
December 16, 1985 Fort Worth, Texas United States Tarrant County Convention Center
December 17, 1985 Dallas, Texas Reunion Arena
December 18, 1985 Houston, Texas The Summit
December 20, 1985 Amarillo, Texas Amarillo Civic Center
December 21, 1985 El Paso, Texas El Paso County Coliseum
December 22, 1985 Albuquerque, New Mexico Tingley Coliseum
December 26, 1985 San Bernardino, California Orange Pavilion
December 27, 1985 Inglewood, California The Forum
December 28, 1985 Daly City, California Cow Palace
December 29, 1985 Fresno, California Selland Arena
December 30, 1985 Las Vegas, Nevada Thomas & Mack Center
December 31, 1985 San Diego, California San Diego Sports Arena
United Kingdom (Opening for Ozzy Osbourne)
February 6, 1986 [3] Belfast Northern Ireland Avoniel Leisure Centre
February 7, 1986
February 9, 1986 Dublin Ireland SFX Hall
February 10, 1986
February 12, 1986 Newcastle upon Tyne England Newcastle City Hall
February 13, 1986 Manchester Manchester Apollo
February 14, 1986
February 16, 1986 Edinburgh Scotland Edinburgh Playhouse
February 17, 1986 Sheffield England Sheffield City Hall
February 19, 1986 London Hammersmith Odeon
February 20, 1986
February 21, 1986
February 23, 1986 Birmingham Birmingham Odeon
February 24, 1986
February 26, 1986 London Hammersmith Odeon
February 27, 1986 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
February 28, 1986Newcastle upon Tyne Mayfair Ballroom
Germany (with Dokken and Accept)
March 20, 1986 Offenbach am Main Germany Stadthalle
March 21, 1986 Essen Grugahalle
Japan
April 7, 1986TokyoJapanTokyo Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
April 8, 1986
April 10, 1986 Nakano Sun Plaza Hall
April 11, 1986
April 12, 1986 Shibuya Kokaido
April 14, 1986 Fukuoka Fukuoka Sunpalace
April 15, 1986OsakaOsaka Festival Hall
April 16, 1986 Osaka Kōsei Nenkin Kaikan
April 17, 1986
April 19, 1986 Kyoto Kyoto Kaikan
April 21, 1986NagoyaNagoya-shi Kōkaidō
April 22, 1986 Shizuoka Shimin Bunka Kaikan
April 23, 1986 Yokohama Bunka Taiikukan
April 24, 1986TokyoNakano Sun Plaza Hall
April 25, 1986 Sendai Miyagi-ken Sports Center
April 27, 1986Tokyo NHK Hall
April 28, 1986
North America
April 30, 1986 Anchorage, Alaska United States Sullivan Arena

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