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Metallica offers discounted digital downloads of X Games concert to benefit Central Texas Red Cross

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Metallica today announced they would significantly drop the price and offer fans a discounted digital download of their concert for the X Games Austin this Saturday, June 6th. The deeply discounted price of $5 for all digital music formats (Including FLAC) will start today and last until July 15, 2015.  

During this period, Metallica will donate ALL the money raised via these sales to the Central Texas Red Cross to assist victims of the recent floods.

The show recording is available for preorder HERE, and will be fulfilled a few days after the actual performance.

Bonnaroo SuperJam lineup announced: Throwback Dance Party w/ Pretty Lights, DMC, Rob Trujllo, Jack Antonoff, Chance the Rapper, Reggie Watts and more!

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A.C. Entertainment and Superfly are excited to announce the once again incomparable SuperJam lineup for this year's Bonnaroo. Famous for these signature once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the SuperJam embodies everything that makes Bonnaroo special, as it has come to be known as the festival where experimentation is encouraged, genres no longer exist and superstar musicians who may have never crossed paths become unexpected collaborators in pursuit of pure creation.

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Behold the schedule for Austin Psych Fest presents Levitation 2015

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With its move two year ago to the beautiful location of Carson Creek Ranch, Austin Psych Fest has become the jewel in Austin's music festival crown. Though they are rebranding the fest as Levitation, you can expect the same brilliant curatorship of global bands and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere in a bucolic setting. They've just released the daily schedule and we have the highlights for you below. The 8th annual festival will be held May 8-10 and weekend passes, single day passes, camping passes and rentals, and deluxe upgrades are on sale now!

 Friday, May 8 - Tame Impala, Spiritualized. DIIV, METZ, The Sword, Lightning Bolt, The Soft Moon, White Fence, Mini Mansions

Saturday, May 9 - The Jesus & Mary Chain, Primal Scream, Thee Oh Sees, Tamaryn, Health, This Will Destroy You, Ryley Walker, Earth

Sunday, May 10 - Flaming Lips, The 13th Floor Elevators, The Black Angels, Mac Demarco, The GOASST, Fuzz, A Place to Bury Strangers, Fat White Family, Melody's Echo Chamber

See the full schedule below and at AustinPsychFest.com

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Bonnaroo Unveils the 2015 Schedule

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Attention Bonnaroovians, the 2015 schedule has been released! Bonnaroo takes place June 11-14th in Manchester, TN and, as with any great festival, there are some conflicts you'll need to resolve as you plan each day. So. Much. Great. Music!

 

Key Conflicts

Courtney Barnett vs Tove Lo vs Benjamin Booker (Thurs), Alabama Shakes vs Atmosphere vs Kacey Musgraves (Fri), deadmau5 vs Run The Jewels (Fri), My Morning Jacket vs Gary Clark Jr vs Belle & Sebastian (Sat), Slayer vs Superjam (Sat), Robert Plant vs Caribou (Sun), Spoon vs Sturgill Simpson vs The Very Best vs MØ (Sun), Shakey Graves vs Pokey Lafarge (Sun)

 

Thursday

The opening day of Bonnaroo has grown into a mini-festival of hot young bands. If you aren't exhausted by the end of the night, you're doing it wrong. Performers include Jungle, Gramatik, Mac DeMarco, Benjamin Booker, Tove Lo, Courtney Barnett, Glass Animals, Houndmouth, The Growlers, Temples, Iceage, Ryn Weaver, Strand of Oaks, Unlocking The Truth, Rubblebucket and Broncho

 

Friday

Kendrick Lamar headlines and there's a special late night set on The What Stage by deadmau5. The day starts off with The Districts and Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, two rock shows you should prioritize on your schedule. Other highlights of the day include Royal Blood, Elle King, Unkown Mortal Orchestra, Against Me!, Alabama Shakes, Tears for Fears and Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals. At night, you've got Run the Jewels, Earth Wind & Fire, STS9 and Flying Lotus.


Saturday

Mumford & Sons headline an absolutely stacked day. Late night sets include Bassnectar, Slayer, D'Angelo, and the Superjam. During the day you've got Childish Gambino, My Morning Jacket, Belle & Sebastian, Gary Clark Jr, Jamie XX, Bleachers, The War On Drugs, Hozier, Rhiannon Giddens, Catfish & The Bottlemen and Songhoy Blues.


Sunday

The Piano Man, Billy Joel, will close out the festival. Another legend, Robert Plant, will close down The Which Stage with his Sensational Space Shifters. Highlights include Florence + The Machine, Punch Brothers, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spoon, Sturgill Simpson, The Very Best, MØ, Shabazz Palaces, The Wind and The Wave, Betty Who, Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, Shakey Graves and Pokey Lafarge.