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March 11th 2006

Honors bestowed upon James Hetfield

As announced by MetClub:
"James Hetfield will be honored as the recipient of the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund and his devotion to helping other addicts with recovery process. Bill Silva will be the recipient of the MusiCares Heart Award for his unconditional friendship and dedication to the mission and goals of the organization. The evening will feature a buffet dinner and performances by a range of special musical guests.

The second annual MusiCares® MAP Fund benefit concert, will be held on Friday, May 12, 2006, at The Music Box in Hollywood, CA. Tickets are offered at three price levels: floor placement in a private living room grouping of 10 for $10,000; floor seating individual tickets for $1,000 each; and balcony seating individual tickets for $250 each. All proceeds will benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation."

Metallica to Induct Black Sabbath in to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame

Metallica was very proud to accept the invitation to induct a "bunch of guys from Birmingham, England," Black Sabbath into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame on Monday, March 13, 2006.  Metallica will be performing at the event which will be broadcasted on VH-1 at the following times (pacific standard times):

  • Tuesday, 21 March 2006  at 9 pm
  • Tuesday, 21 March 2006  at 11 pm
  • Wednesday, 22 March 2006 at 7 pm
  • Thursday, 23 March 2006 at 11 am
  • Monday, 27 March 2006 at 1 am

"Black Sabbath wrote the book on heavy music, and like many other snot-nosed kids, we read it religiously over and over again. For all of us in Metallica, Black Sabbath are a major influence not only on our music, but on our lives, and as you can imagine, we're psyched to join Bill, Geezer, Ozzy, and Tony for the induction ceremony." ~~ Metallica ~~