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Digest: Big 4 Metal Show Coming to Yankee Stadium

Also: Black Eyed Peas playing free concert; Dr. Dre premiering song on Showtime

May 2, 2011 12:00 PM ET
Digest: Big 4 Metal Show Coming to Yankee Stadium
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The Big 4 to Hit Yankee Stadium
The Big 4 -- a festival concert featuring metal icons Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth -- will come to the East Coast later this year. The bands will join forces once again at Yankee Stadium on September 14th. Tickets for the event will go on sale on May 6th. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Black Eyed Peas Announce Free Central Park Gig
The Black Eyed Peas have announced a free ticketed show at Central Park to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation on June 9th. The concert will raise funds and awareness for the charity, which fights poverty in New York City. [Press release]

Dr. Dre to Premiere Song on Showtime
"Die Hard," a song from Dr. Dre's long-awaited album Detox, is set to debut during the May 6th episode of Fight Camp 360° on Showtime. The song, which features Eminem, is the second single released in advance of the record, which still has no release date. [Rap Up]

Deftones to Record New Album
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno has told Billboard that his band is set to hit the studio to record a new album after the band finishes its current tour. Moreno says that the band will be writing new material, but plan to eventually release Eros, a record they had scrapped in 2008 after bassist Chi Cheng was severely injured in a car accident. [Billboard]

Jewel to Host 'The Incurables'
Folk-pop singer Jewel has signed on to host the third season of The Incurables, a Veria TV series about patients who have become advocates of natural lifestyles after overcoming serious illnesses. [Billboard]

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