Two more top seeds #1 have punched tickets to the Elite 8 as Pearl Jam and Metallica scored Sweet 16 wins. Both Pearl Jam and Metallica join Nirvana and Radiohead as #1 seeds who made the Elite 8.
On Surgeon’s bracket, top seeded Pearl Jam’s Ten easily beat Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral. Pearl Jam captured 76.9% of the vote in the matchup.
Meanwhile on Coop’s bracket, top seeded Metallica’s Metallica would hold on to beat Santana’s Supernatural. While Metallica captured only 56.3% of the vote, they lead from start to finish.
The Elite 8 will feature the bracket finals of Hector Alfonso, Dave Burck, John “Cigar Surgeon” McTavish and Will Cooper. On Surgeon”s bracket it will be top seeded Pearl Jam’s Ten against the winner between 6th Seed Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter the Wu Tang and 7th seeded Guns N Roses, Use Your Illusion 1/2. On Coop’s bracket, top seeded Metallica’s Metallica will go up against the winner of the matchup between 6th seeded Counting Crows’ August and Everything After and 7th seeded Billy Joel’s The River of Dreams.
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