Metallica’s Helping Hands benefit raises $3m for charity

Metallica’s latest ‘Helping Hands’ benefit raised $3 million (£2.4 million) for charity.

Heavy metal legends consisting of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Rob Trujillo and Kirk Hammett at a fundraising event for the nonprofit All Within My Hands at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. , summoned St. Vincent to appear in Greta Van Fleet. December 16th.

All Within My Hands Executive Director Peter DelGrosso said: Responding to natural disasters.

“The Los Angeles event was the largest fundraiser in our history and we sincerely appreciate the generosity of everyone involved. Otherwise, we would not have been able to achieve these results.” prize.”

Organizations that benefit from the funds raised include Baby2Baby, First Star, Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, mikeroweWorks Foundation and The Skatepark Project.

The band’s star-studded 2021 covers album, The Metallica Blacklist, has earned a whopping $1 million (£824,430).

Metallica and their collaborators, including Miley Cyrus, Phoebe Bridgers and Chris Stapleton, have chosen the nonprofits they want to donate funds to.

Miley chose the Happy Hippie Foundation, which she founded in 2014 to provide “consistent support to homeless youth, LGBTQ youth, and other vulnerable people.”

Phoebe chose RAINN (The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network), while Chris and wife Morgan chose the Outlaw State Of Kind foundation, which supports “various causes close to their hearts.”

Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation donated $100,000 to victims of the devastating wildfires in California in 2018.

Meanwhile, the “Nothing Else Matters” rocker is set to release his 11th studio album, “72 Seasons,” on April 14.

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