Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Covering “It’s Killing Me” Unplugged by UFO at The Third Annual Helping Hands Charity Concert


Metallica held it’s third annual All Within My Hands – Helping Hands Charity Concert. The event was the first broadcast all over the world. After a “black carpet” pre-show with band interviews, the main event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Awards were handed out to fellow charitable difference makers from across the world of nonprofits and celebs. Greta Van Fleet opened, followed by Metallica. They performed a set of unplugged songs, followed by a break and then an electric set. Former Metallica AWMH intern Avi Vinocur, performed with the band on backing vocals, mandolin, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars. Metallica performed two new covers (Thin Lizzy, UFO) and St. Vincent performed “Nothing Else Matters” with the band as well. Watch pro-shot of Metallica covering “It’s Killing Me” unplugged by UFO!

Setlist via Setlist.fm

Acoustic set:

Blackened

(“Blackened 2020” version)

The Unforgiven

Borderline

(Thin Lizzy cover) (Live debut)

It’s Killing Me

(UFO cover) (Live debut)

Whiskey in the Jar

([traditional] cover)

 

Electric set:

The Call of Ktulu

Harvester of Sorrow

Holier Than Thou

All Within My Hands

(with Avi Vinocur) (Acoustic version; Played electric)

Creeping Death

Enter Sandman

Lux Æterna

(False start due to a cymbal fall; Live debut)

Nothing Else Matters

(with St. Vincent) (Kirk Doodle Intro)

Seek & Destroy

 


Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Covering “Borderline” by Thin Lizzy at The Third Annual Helping Hands Charity Concert


Metallica held it’s third annual All Within My Hands – Helping Hands Charity Concert. The event was the first broadcast all over the world. After a “black carpet” pre-show with band interviews, the main event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Awards were handed out to fellow charitable difference makers from across the world of nonprofits and celebs. Greta Van Fleet opened, followed by Metallica. They performed a set of unplugged songs, followed by a break and then an electric set. Former Metallica AWMH intern Avi Vinocur, performed with the band on backing vocals, mandolin, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars. Metallica performed two new covers (Thin Lizzy, UFO) and St. Vincent performed “Nothing Else Matters” with the band as well. Watch pro-shot of Metallica covering “Borderline” by Thin Lizzy unplugged! Continue reading


Watch Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Performing “Lux Æterna” Live for the First Time at The Third Annual Helping Hands Charity Concert



Metallica held it’s third annual All Within My Hands – Helping Hands Charity Concert. The event was the first broadcast all over the world. After a “black carpet” pre-show with band interviews, the main event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Awards were handed out to fellow charitable difference makers from across the world of nonprofits and celebs. Greta Van Fleet opened, followed by Metallica. They performed a set of unplugged songs, followed by a break and then an electric set. Former Metallica AWMH intern Avi Vinocur, performed with the band on backing vocals, mandolin, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars. Metallica performed two new covers (Thin Lizzy, UFO) and St. Vincent performed “Nothing Else Matters” with the band as well. Watch pro-short the debut live performance ever of the new Metallica single “Lux Æterna” from their upcoming 72 Seasons album coming out on April 14th, 2023 fro Blackened Recordings. Continue reading


Watch Metallica Perform “Lux Æterna” Live for the First Time at The Third Annual Helping Hands Charity Concert



Metallica held it’s third annual All Within My Hands – Helping Hands Charity Concert. The event was the first broadcast all over the world. After a “black carpet” pre-show with band interviews, the main event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Awards were handed out to fellow charitable difference makers from across the world of nonprofits and celebs. Greta Van Fleet opened, followed by Metallica. They performed a set of unplugged songs, followed by a break and then an electric set. Former Metallica AWMH intern Avi Vinocur, performed with the band on backing vocals, mandolin, acoustic, electric and 12-string guitars. Metallica performed two new covers (Thin Lizzy, UFO) and St. Vincent performed “Nothing Else Matters” with the band as well. Watch the debut live performance ever of the new Metallica single “Lux Æterna” from their upcoming 72 Seasons album coming out on April 14th, 2023 fro Blackened Recordings. Continue reading


Metallica Will Stream Its All Within My Hands – “The Helping Hands Concert and Auction” via Paramount Plus


Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation focused on creating sustainable communities by tackling issues including hunger and workforce education, brings its Helping Hands Concert & Auction back into the physical world for its third year: On December 16, Helping Hands will make its Southern California debut with Metallica and special guests performing at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Metallica has now announced the event will stream on the Paramount Plus service!

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Metallica Raises Over 1 Million Dollars for Ukraine with World Central Kitchen


Metallica has reached their goal of raising over 1 Million Dollars (USD) for the humanitarian relief effort in Eastern Europe, specifically supporting Ukraine who was invaded by Russia over three months ago. Teaming up with World Central Kitchen, they have delivered 8 million pounds of food to families in need in the region. This wasa combination of direct donations from the band, as well as fan-led fundraising, auction for merch and experiences, and more! The band shared the news via a message from their All Within My Hands charity foundation.

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Metallica Donates 100k to World Central Kitchen Through All Within My Hands for Ukraine Relief


Through their charitable foundation All Within My Hands, Metallica has donated 100,000 USD to World Central Kitchen (WCK) inspired by their work providing relief to war-torn Ukraine. Metallica has shared a message about their WCK and their decision to help. Continue reading


Metallica’s S & M Concert to Air on PBS Tonight


 

 

According to a published report by Blabbermouth.net, Metallica’s recently released 2019 concert film “Metallica And San Francisco Symphony: S&M²” will air on PBS tonight. The concert will premiere tonight (Thursday, October 29) 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) and will re-air a number of times over the coming weeks on PBS affiliates. You can read our review of the original concert here. The S & M2 boxed set arrived in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra with ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Continue reading


Listen To James Hetfield Discuss co-Founding a Non-Profit with All Within My Hands


Metallica has shared a clip of James Hetfield discussing the impetus for the band for founding their All Within My Hands foundation. The band initially wanted to raise money for charity, but now seeks to make an impact not just by donating money, but creating outreach programs that really help reshape the lives of the less fortunate. In this clip, Hetfield discusses the Metallica Scholars program which donated 15 million dollars to vocational schools and community colleges. The Metallica Scholars initiative was created in 2019 through a partnership between All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), a Washington, D.C.-based organization representing the countries more than 1,000 community colleges.

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Metallica Donates $250,000 to Wildfire Relief Efforts


Metallica has announced in a post to social media that they are donating a quarter of a million dollars ($250,00) to wildfire relief efforts to combat the uncontrollable raging blazes in their home state of California and the Western USA. The band made the donation through its All Within My Hands non-profit foundation. See their announcement below.

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