South African-American rock musician Dave Matthews has been given the honorary role of hoisting the Seahawks 12th man flag during a pre-super bowl event in Seattle holding today. (continues below... )
Dave and his band the Dave Matthews band will lead Seattle in cheering up the Seahawks as they head into the ‘super bowl XLIX ‘starting February 1st 2015.
The hosting of the 12th man flag is by Dave Matthews is a sign of honor to baseball Seattle fans know him personally as a long time resident of Washington city. Seahawks fans are considered the loudest home crowd in the entire football league.
This is good exposure for the Dave Matthews band which starts its official 2015 tour on May 13th.
David John "Dave" Matthews was born in South Africa in 1967, and played guitars from the age of six. His parents Moved to the United States when he was a teenager where he grew up playing with different rock bands until he formed his own band in 1991.
He is well known as lead vocalist for his American metal rock band the ‘Dave Matthews Band’. He became famous in 2000 when the Dave Matthews Band, sold more tickets than any other metal band in North America.
Enjoy this awesome performance from Dave Matthews Band below: