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PEARL JAM Team with TicketMaster to Save Seattle Venue: WMMR.com
Pearl Jam have teamed up with their former nemesis TicketMaster to save a historic Seattle venue. The band and the ticket agency joined forces with Live Nation, Azoff MSG Entertainment and the Oak View Group in bidding for a contract to restore Seattle’s Key Arena. The facility opened in 1962 and is currently owned by Live Nation rival AEG.
Pearl Jam's bid includes renovating the arena with better acoustics and luxury suites. There are also hints that Pearl Jam would play regular residencies at Key. The bids close tomorrow and a decision is expected later this year.
12-Year-Old Tye Trujillo Makes His On-Stage Debut with KORN: Loudwire
Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, made his on-stage debut with Korn last night in Colombia. The pre-teen is filling in for Korn bassist Fieldy on their South American tour, after it was announced that Fieldy had to opt out of the tour due to ‘unforseen circumstances’. Tye crushed it, and videos of the performance can be found HERE.
MEGADETH Set to Tour With MESHUGGAH and TESSERACT: Loudwire
It was announced today that Megadeth are hitting the road this summer with Meshuggah and TesseracT. The tour will come to the Fillmore in Philly on June 27th. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am at TicketMaster.com. The Presale is on Thursday from 10am to 10pm, while supplies last. More details are HERE.