Bluesy singer/guitarist Ben Harper's eclectic summer itinerary
includes a jazz festival, a blues festival and a British heavy-metal
concert, according to Virgin Records. The metal show, July 10 in Milton
Keynes, England, will feature headliners Metallica along with
Marilyn Manson, Monster Magnet and Ministry.
Harper, whose last album was The Will to Live (1997), will also
play June 5's San Francisco stop of the Guinness Fleadh, as well as
several other European and American dates. He has an as-yet-untitled
album due in September.