[venue]: Kiel Auditorium, 1401 Clark Avenue (14th and Market Street)
[city/province]: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
[date/time]: 1984 July 14, Saturday, 8:00 PM
[info]: Vices tour, opener for Judas Priest

Kick Axe, a new band with an album on CBS Records, opened the show. They were quite impressive, if a bit generic, in the heavy metal style. It was particularly nice to see a young metal band refrain from the excessive soloing and posturing that so many bands fall prey to these days.