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Santana Pans Super Bowl Exclusion of Local Bands

Legendary Bay Area guitarist Carlos Santana addressed an open letter to the NFL on his Facebook page Tuesday, criticizing the organization for its decision to forgo local bands for the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, and opting to go with the British band Coldplay instead.

Metallica (John Salangsang / Invision / AP)

Metallica Exacts Revenge on Super Bowl With Epic Show

Local favorite Metallica was overlooked for the halftime show at Sunday’s historic Super Bowl 50, with the hosting committee choosing England’s Coldplay to perform in their place. However, Metallica exacted their revenge.