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New VLFC Very Low Frequency Control Element Adds Unprecedented Visceral Impact (c) Jay Blakesberg
New VLFC Very Low Frequency Control Element Adds Unprecedented Visceral Impact (c) Jay Blakesberg

For Metallica's Stadium Tour, VER Supplies Meyer Sound Gear

Naomi Crews
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COLUMBUS, OH-  Metallica's "WorldWired" tour, in support of their Nov. 2016 album release, Hardwired - To Self-Destruct, is traveling North America this summer with an assist from sound provider VER. FOH engineer "Big Mick" Hughes is using  a Meyer Sound LEO system, and there's a new gear list item on this tour leg - Meyer Sound's new VLFC very low frequency control element.

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Along with Soundgarden, lead singer Chris Cornell had reunited and performed with Temple of the Dog alums within the past year. Temple of the Dog 2016 tour photo by Steve Jennings.
Along with Soundgarden, lead singer Chris Cornell had reunited and performed with Temple of the Dog alums within the past year. Temple of the Dog 2016 tour photo by Steve Jennings.

Soundgarden 2017 Tour Canceled after Death of Chris Cornell

Frank Hammel
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COLUMBUS, OH - Soundgarden, which had performed 12 of the 18 shows slated on the band's 2017 tour, canceled the last six shows after the death of frontman Chris Cornell around midnight after the band's May 17 show in Detroit. The death of Cornell, 52, the Seattle grunge rock icon who also garnered acclaim as frontman for Audioslave, Temple of the Dog (pictured here) and his own solo shows, had been classified as a suicide by a medical examiner.

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