Metallica’s Benefit Concert And Auction Raises Over $1.3 Million

Metallica keeps on being a force for good with their recent charity effort.

The band recently raised over $1.3 million during their streaming benefit show and auction. It proved to be so successful, the streaming window has been extended through 11:00 PM PT on December 1st. All proceeds will support the band’s All Within My Hands Foundation.

This year’s Helping Hands concert featured an acoustic and electric performance from Metallica. Along with classics like “Enter Sandman” and “Master of Puppets,” the band pulled some surprises like an acoustic rendition of “Blackened” and the first-ever acoustic performance of “Now That We’re Dead.”

If you missed out and want to check out the show, you can still buy tickets here.

Proceeds raised will be used to work with partners at Feeding America and the American Association of Community Colleges, along with supporting COVID-19 and disaster relief efforts in the coming months.

Previously, Metallica’s foundation made donations to COVID relief efforts and West Coast wildfire relief.

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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