IX LIVES IX LIVES Full Lineup Announced For Mike IX Williams Benefit

Eyehategod's Mike IX Williams, by Emma Parsons Photography

Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams, by Emma Parsons Photography

As we previously reported, members of the metal community will be gathering in New Orleans for a special weekend of shows in February to raise money for Mike IX Williams. Continue reading

Video: Metallica Performs National Anthem Before NBA Finals Game 5

Metallica, at the NBA finals. Photo courtesy of ABC.

Metallica, at the NBA finals. Photo courtesy of ABC.

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica performed their rendition of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’, The United States National Anthem, before Game 5 of the NBA Finals, played between The Golden State Warriors and The Cleveland Cavaliers. Watch the video at this link or below:

 

 

Metallica recently performed the anthem to open X Games Austin, from which they were the headliners. The band had participated in other sporting events near their home of the Bay Area of California such as the annual “Metallica Night” at Candlestick Park for San Francisco Giants baseball tam, playing in the past at Oakland Raiders Football games, and events with the nearby San Jose Sharks.

 

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Royal Blood To Air Concert Tonight On Howard Stern’s Radio Show

Royal Blood, photo by Elliot Lee Hazel

Royal Blood, photo by Elliot Lee Hazel

Acclaimed UK bred rock twosome Royal Blood were guests of the Howard Stern show earlier this week for an interview, an a performance of ‘Figure it Out’. Tonight at 11 PM EST fans can hear a special concert from the group, excluively for the show on the Howard 101 Chanel on SiriusXM. The performance will be repeated all weekend.

Royal Blood has been on a run of sold out headline dates and festivals such as Governors Ball, Sasquatch, today at Bonaroo, Life is Beautful, and ACL Fest. They are gearing up for another brief tour of Europe, followed by dates with the Foo Fighters all summer long.

 

Royal Blood tour dates

Jun 12: Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN

Jun13: Center Stage – Atlanta, GA# SOLD OUT

Jul 6: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ^

Jul 8: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON^

Jul 9: Molson Canadian Amphitheater – Toronto, ON^

Jul 11: Quebec Summerfest – Quebec City, QC

Jul 12: Higher Ground – South Burlington, VT

Jul 13: Susquehanna Center – Camden, NJ^

Jul 15: Citi Field – New York, NY^

Jul 16: Citi Field – New York, NY^

Jul 17: Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY

Jul 19: Fenway Park – Boston, MA^

Aug 9: Squamish Festival – Squamish, BC

Aug 12: Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB^

Aug 13: Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB^

Aug 16: Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater – Denver, CO^

Aug 17: Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater – Denver, CO^

Aug 19: Hollywood Casino Amphitheater – Maryland Heights, MO^

Aug 21: Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO^

Aug 22: Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN^

Aug 24: DTE Energy Center – Detroit, MI^

Aug 25: First Niagra Pavilion – Pittsburgh, PA ^

Sept 24: The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA

Sept 25: House of Blues – San Diego, CA

Sept 28: The Marquee – Tempe, AZ

Sept 25- 27: Life Is Beautiful Festival – Las Vegas, NV

Oct 06: Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK

Oct 09- 11 – ACL Music Festival – Austin, TX

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