Anger Management Tour
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The inaugural Anger Management Tour was founded and started in the fall of 2000 by Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach, and after the release of The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem. Originally targeted at both rap and rock fans, the first "Anger Management" outing took place in 2000. In the process of starting the large tour, Eminem wanted to include Nine Inch Nails into the list of artists, but Marilyn Manson joining the tour would raise the issues between him and Trent Reznor. Eminem decided to not ask Reznor to join the tour due to the friendship he has with Manson. Eminem also came up with the name for the tour, being quoted in Rolling Stone saying "It's the perfect name for a tour like this, because most of the music featured in the tour is about anger, frustration, and the bullshit of our lives and the fans loving every minute of it. It's the blend of hardcore rap, industrial metal, and alternative metal that gives it the anger management feel, literally."
|Tour by Eminem, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Lil' Jon, Lil' Scrappy, Limp Bizkit, And Papa Roach|
|Associated album||The Marshall Mathers LP (+ others)|
|Start date||October 19, 2000|
|End date||August 12, 2005|
|No. of shows||116 (+13 cancelled)
|Eminem, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Lil' Jon, Lil' Scrappy, Limp Bizkit, And Papa Roach concert chronology|
In the first tour, most of the concerts were extremely long, due to the number of artists that were chosen to headline the massive tour. Many of the concerts were praised for the production value and how each artist played like it was their own tour. Many critics agreed that one of the great things about the concerts were that they felt like they were made up of mini concerts.
The second tour took place in the summer of 2002. Eminem told LAUNCH, "It's basically the same thing that it was the last Anger Management Tour without Limp Bizkit... Papa Roach are still cool though." These concerts on the second tour were infamously just as long as the first time around, which in turn led to a controversial incident during a European Leg of the tour. During a stop in Milton Keynes, UK, fans grew restless and agitated at the prolonged 'stage changeovers' between artists and proceeded to throw bottles of liquid (liquor, water, and urine) at the stage. It is thought one of these bottles of liquid hit rapper Xzibit during his set, causing him to leave the stage having suffered a broken jaw.
The bottle throwing incident in Milton Keynes was referenced by Eminem and D12 in a song titled 'American Psycho 2', in which Em retorts 'go find out who did that shit to Xzibit, fill up a whole liquor bottle of piss and shatter his fucking face'
The third tour took place in the summer of 2005. 50 Cent missed the tour's first two stops because of a scheduling conflict; he was tied up shooting his film debut. Ludacris filled in on those dates. The European part of the tour was cut short due to the exhaustion of tour founder Eminem and his addiction to sleeping pills.
- Dr. Dre
- Snoop Dogg
- Obie Trice
- Busta Rhymes
- 50 Cent
- Ice Cube
- Papa Roach
- Stat Quo
- Mobb Deep
- Dina Rae
- Limp Bizkit
- Marilyn Manson
- Rob Zombie
- Linkin Park
- Missy Elliott
- The X-Ecutioners
- Bionic Jive
- Cypress Hill
- Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
- 1st edition
- 2nd edition
|July 18, 2002||Buffalo||United States||HSBC Arena|
|July 19, 2002||Hartford||ctnow.com Meadows Music Theatre|
|July 20, 2002||Scranton||Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain|
|July 21, 2002||Bristow||Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge|
|July 22, 2002||New Jersey||Continental Airlines Arena|
|July 25, 2002||Camden||Tweeter Center at the Waterfront|
|July 26, 2002||Wantagh||Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater|
|July 27, 2002||Mansfield||Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts|
|July 30, 2002||Cleveland||CSU Convocation Center|
|July 31, 2002||Noblesville||Verizon Wireless Music Center|
|August 1, 2002||Rosemont||Allstate Arena|
|August 2, 2002||Saint Paul||Xcel Energy Center|
|August 5, 2002||Nampa||Idaho Center Arena|
|August 6, 2002||Tacoma||Tacoma Dome|
|August 7, 2002||Portland||Rose Garden|
|August 10, 2002||Wheatland||AutoWest Amphitheatre|
|August 11, 2002||Mountain View||Shoreline Amphitheatre|
|August 12, 2002||Fresno||Selland Arena|
|August 15, 2002||Chula Vista||Coors Amphitheatre|
|August 16, 2002||San Bernardino||Blockbuster Pavilion|
|August 17, 2002||Las Vegas||Thomas & Mack Center|
|August 20, 2002||Phoenix||America West Arena|
|August 21, 2002||Albuquerque||Tingley Coliseum|
|August 22, 2002||Greenwood Village||Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre|
|August 24, 2002||Maryland Heights||UMB Bank Pavilion|
|August 25, 2002||Bonner Springs||Verizon Wireless Amphitheater|
|August 31, 2002||Tampa||Ice Palace|
|September 1, 2002||Sunrise||National Car Rental Center|
|September 4, 2002||Atlanta||HiFi Buys Amphitheatre|
|September 8, 2002||Auburn Hills||The Palace of Auburn Hills|
|May 23, 2003||Chiba||Japan||Makuhari Event Hall|
|May 24, 2003|
|June 13, 2003||Essen||Germany||Georg-Melches-Stadion|
|June 15, 2003||Hamburg||AOL Arena|
|June 17, 2003||Amsterdam||Netherlands||Amsterdam Arena|
|June 18, 2003|
|June 19, 2003||Paris||France||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy|
|June 21, 2003||Milton Keynes||England||National Bowl|
|June 22, 2003|
|June 23, 2003|
|June 24, 2003||Glasgow||Scotland||Hampden Park|
|June 26, 2003||County Kildare||Ireland||Punchestown Racecourse|
|June 27, 2003|
- 3rd edition
|July 7, 2005||Noblesville||United States||Verizon Wireless Music Center|
|July 8, 2005||Columbus||Germain Amphitheater|
|July 11, 2005||Tinley Park||Tweeter Center Chicago|
|July 12, 2005|
|July 14, 2005||Denver||Pepsi Center|
|July 17, 2005||Auburn||White River Amphitheatre|
|July 19, 2005||San Jose||HP Pavilion at San Jose|
|July 20, 2005|
|July 22, 2005||Chula Vista||Coors Amphitheatre|
|July 23, 2005||Pasadena||Rose Bowl|
|July 24, 2005||Las Vegas||Thomas & Mack Center|
|July 26, 2005||Phoenix||Cricket Wireless Pavilion|
|July 28, 2005||Dallas||Smirnoff Music Centre|
|July 29, 2005||Selma||Verizon Wireless Amphitheater|
|July 31, 2005||Atlanta||Georgia Dome|
|August 1, 2005||Tampa||St. Pete Times Forum|
|August 2, 2005||West Palm Beach||Sound Advice Amphitheatre|
|August 5, 2005||Bristow||Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge|
|August 6, 2005||Camden||Lincoln Financial Field|
|August 8, 2005||New York City||Madison Square Garden|
|August 9, 2005|
|August 10, 2005||Mansfield||Tweeter Center|
|August 12, 2005||Detroit||Comerica Park|
|August 13, 2005|
- Cancellations and rescheduled shows
|November 15, 2000||Vancouver, Canada||General Motors Place||Cancelled|
|September 1, 2005||Hamburg, Germany||Trabrennbahn Bahrenfeld||Cancelled|
|September 2, 2005||Copenhagen, Denmark||Parken Stadium||Cancelled|
|September 3, 2005||Gothenburg, Sweden||Ullevi||Cancelled|
|September 5, 2005||Gelsenkirchen, Germany||Veltins-Arena||Cancelled|
|September 6, 2005||Amsterdam, Netherlands||Amsterdam Arena||Cancelled|
|September 7, 2005||Paris, France||Stade de France||Cancelled|
|September 9, 2005||Milton Keynes, England||National Bowl||Cancelled|
|September 10, 2005||Milton Keynes, England||National Bowl||Cancelled|
|September 12, 2005||Edinburgh, Scotland||Murrayfield Stadium||Cancelled|
|September 14, 2005||Manchester, England||Old Trafford Cricket Ground||Cancelled|
|September 15, 2005||Manchester, England||Old Trafford Cricket Ground||Cancelled|
|September 17, 2005||Slane, Ireland||Slane Castle||Cancelled|
|Anger Management Tour|
DVD release of a 2002 performance.
|Genre||Hip hop/rap, dirty rap, hardcore rap, gangsta rap|
|Years active||2000–2003, 2005|
|Founded by||Eminem, Ludacris, Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, Papa Roach|
All Access Europe was released on June 18, 2002.
Eminem Presents the Anger Management Tour was released on July 4, 2005.
- "Square Dance"
- "White America"
- "Kill You"
- "When the Music Stops" (featuring D12)
- "Pimp Like Me" (featuring D12)
- "Fight Music" (featuring D12)
- "Purple Pills" (featuring D12)
- "The Way I Am"
- "Cleanin' Out My Closet"
- "Forgot About Dre"
- "Drips" (featuring Obie Trice)
- "Superman" (featuring Dina Rae)
- "Drug Ballad" (featuring Dina Rae)
- "Just Don't Give a Fuck"
- "Sing for the Moment"
- "Without Me"
- "My Dad's Gone Crazy"
In 2007 a DVD of the 2005 performance in New York City's Madison Square Garden was released and features Eminem's performance shot by Showcase Network in its entirety, plus special guests D12, Obie Trice, and Stat Quo. In 2009, a BD of the same performance was released. This was the last performance to feature Proof before his death in 2006.
Eminem Live From New York was released on November 13, 2007.
- "Backstage Pt. 1"
- "Evil Deeds"
- "Rain Man"
- "Ass Like That"
- "Kill You"
- "Like Toy Soldiers"
- "Git' Up" (featuring D12)
- "How Come" (featuring D12)
- "Rockstar" (featuring Bizarre of D12)
- "40 Oz" (featuring D12)
- "My Band" (featuring D12)
- "Backstage Pt. 2"
- "The Way I Am"
- "Just Don't Give a Fuck"
- "Got Some Teeth" (featuring Obie Trice)
- "Stay 'Bout It" (featuring Obie Trice & Stat Quo)
- "The Setup (You Don't Know)" (featuring Obie Trice)
- "Like Dat" (featuring Stat Quo)
- "Cleanin' Out My Closet"
- "Just Lose It"
- "Backstage Pt. 3"
- "Lose Yourself" (featuring D12)