Wednesday, December 20, 2023
A challenge is bringing metal to marching bands. One band participating is directed by a Montrose native and Central Michigan University alum.
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Marching band and metal music coming together may seem strange, but two Iowa Marching Bands are up for the challenge. Both the University of Iowa and Iowa State are finalists in the Metallica Marching Band Competition. The heavy-metal band is challenging marching bands at all levels to create exciting, unique, and impressive performances using their music. Both Iowa and Iowa State submitted their Metallica set, and they have made the top five for the Collegiate - Division 1 category.
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
A petition led by Hawkeye fans urging the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl to “let the bands play” has declared victory after event organizers this week announced both the Hawkeye Marching Band and the Pride of the Southland Band will perform on the field before the News Year’s game and at halftime.