Seeing a tribute band can be like going back in time, but without the obligation to capture history's greatest criminals. Make memories, not enemies with this GrouponLive deal.
- Two tickets to a tribute-band concert plus two popcorns
- Where: The Altar Bar
- General admission
- Door time: one hour before showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.
- $15 to see Battery and Penntera on Friday, August 1, at 8 p.m. (up to $41.97 value)
- $10 to see RATM2 and a Deftones set by Red Hands on Friday, August 29, at 9 p.m. (up to $33.31 value)
Battery and Penntera
- Metallica songs faithfully replicated by Battery: "Seek & Destroy," "Enter Sandman," "Creeping Death"
- Metallica song that's also the name of the band: "Battery"
- James Hetfield, returning from a Battery concert: "It was so fun to see us live, finally!"
- The Sandman, returning from a Battery concert: "I'm sad. Why did they make me sound so scary?"
- The reason for Penntera's name: their favorite band, Pantera, and their home state, Pennsylvania
- Pantera songs they'll cover: "Drag the Waters," "Becoming," "A New Level," "Walk"
- Their rock-star stage names: singer Johnny Thompson, guitarist Hawk Davidson, bassist Ace McCloud, drummer Space
RATM2 and Deftones Tribute by Red Hands
- Rage Against the Machine: the band that helped spawn the nü-metal genre and shoved intensely political lyricism into the world's mosh pit
- RATM2: a Pittsburgh band with the energy and instrumental chops to take on RATM's challenging catalog
- What to expect: re-creations of Zack de la Rocha's ballistic barking, Tom Morello's gonzo guitar capers, Timmy C's bass, and Brad Wilk's pummeling drums
- Most crucial time to hold onto your hat: when the band plays "Killing in the Name"
- How Red Hands describes themselves: post-hardcore progressive rock
- How Hansel Romero of Absolute Punk described them: "if you haven't heard of these guys, you should."
- Their secret weapon for sounding like the Deftones: a Liquid Chorus guitar pedal