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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

What Happens When Sammy Hagar, James Hetfield, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Pat Monahan Hang Out?

Posted By on Wed, May 14, 2014 at 9:36 AM

click to enlarge The Red Rocker is a rum guy now. - AP PHOTO
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The Good Ol' Boys: Here are some of the artists playing this week's Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert at the Fillmore: Sammy Hagar, Metallica's James Hetfield, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, Train's Patrick Monahan, and guitar deity Joe Satriani. It's a pretty big haul for the inaugural benefit, proceeds from which will support children's cancer research at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. And with a lineup of marquee names in Bay Area rock from the last 30 years, we couldn't help but wonder how all those tremendous egos will get along backstage at the Fillmore. What would their conversation be like? How will they decide what to play? Who will get ragged on? We have no way of knowing, of course, but that didn't stop us from imagining... [continue reading]

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