NEW YORK (AP) — There will be a different type of Sandman featured at the Apollo next month. Metallica is set to rock the legendary Harlem venue on Sept. 21.
They will promote their 3-D concert-action film, Metallica Through the Never, released in IMAX on Sept. 27 and other theaters a week later. It will also air live on a special temporary Metallica channel on SiriusXM.
The Apollo, revered for its place in black entertainment and performances from the likes of James Brown to Michael Jackson, recently has become a venue for rock legends including Bruce Springsteen and Paul
And while the Apollo also is known for its Sandman character who boots weak contestants during its famous amateur show, it happens that Enter Sandman is one of Metallica’s famous songs.