Metallica in Tampa, a free mp3, and more
A quick roundup of morning news and notes for ya...
-- Is Metallica coming to the St. Pete Times Forum on October 3? Pollstar says yes. (UPDATE: And the Forum confirms it. Tickets go on sale April 4 at $52.25 and $72.25, with a VIP package available for $175. Get the details here.)
-- Tbt* columnist Julie Garisto has the scoop on a cool contest organized by Largo High graduate and NYC-based producer to the hip Barb Morrison to find a great unsigned band. First prize is a chance to write music with Morrison's producing team, Super Buddha (Franz Ferdinand, Debbie Harrie, Lily Allen). The only catch: You gotta have a MySpace page. Head here to get all the contest details.
‚Ä¢ March 25: Sarasota Square Mall, Sarasota
‚Ä¢ March 26: DeSoto Square Mall, Bradenton
‚Ä¢ March 31: Gulf View Square Mall, Port Richey
‚Ä¢ April 1: Countryside Mall, Clearwater
‚Ä¢ April 2: Tyrone Square Mall, St. Petersburg