Metallica Playing Wiltern Wednesday (5/14) - Tickets On Sale Sunday (Tomorrow - 5/11) at $200/throw

Metallica Playing Wiltern Wednesday (5/14) – Tickets On Sale Sunday (Tomorrow – 5/11) at $200/throw

Metallica @ The Wiltern Wed 5/14

This Just In: Metallica will play the Wiltern this Wednesday, the latest installment in what is fast becoming a trend of aging musicians expecting exorbitant fees in intimate Los Angeles venues:

(Los Angeles, CA May 10, 2008) :: Silverlake Conservatory of Music will be celebrated with an extraordinary evening of musical entertainment taking place Wednesday, May 14 at The Wiltern (3790 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010). Metallica will appear with Scars On Broadway, the opening band fronted by Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan from the band System of a Down.

Silverlake Conservatory of Music (SCM), was founded by Flea, bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Keith Barry, dean of the nonprofit. This unprecedented benefit will raise funds for the SCM. Money raised will go towards, programs, operations and scholarships for low-income students whose families would otherwise be unable to afford instruments and/or lessons. The school?s summer camp program and new building initiative will also benefit from the proceeds.

General Admission Tickets will go on sale Sunday, May 11th at 10:00am through at a price of $200 per ticket.

Limited VIP tickets at $500 each will be available only for purchase at Silverlake Conservatory of Music (3920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. 90039) or by calling 323-665-3363. The VIP tickets will include Loge special assigned seating, giftbag, two drink tickets, and entry into the Silverlake Conservatory hosted after party to be held at the Wiltern.

100% of all ticket sales will go directly to the support of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music and Attendance is limited to only 2,200 guests.

So which is it, Losanjealonos? Who’s worth your hard-earned $200? Metallica @ The Wiltern (a benefit show), or Hall and Oates @ the Troub? Both?