Metallica has issued a message to fans regarding their 2020 All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert charity event and auction. Originally their concert was rescheduled for March 28th, but now will take place on September 12, 2020, still at the Masonic in San Francisco. You can read the message below. Aside from the second All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert, the only gigs Metallica has officially booked so far in 2020 are the five Danny Wimmer Presents festivals, of which the band will headline two nights at each, performing different setlists. Following the two S & M2 shows last September, the band canceled their shows in Australia and New Zealand as James Hetfield entered rehab.
Cancer is a sonofabitch and there will be more than 1.7 million new cases of it in 2018 alone. One person making the best of a bad situation is Melissa S. who uses her multiple diagnosis of cancer to raise money on her own raise awareness and money for animal rescue, Friends of Melissa have been raising money on both BiddingOwl and GoFundMe to raise the $20,000 USD she needs for aggressive treatment for her long-term survival. Now her friend, metal legend Mike Dean of Corrosion of Conformity has joined the fight, donating a classic bass from his aresenal to the auction to give it a boost. Mike’s NYC Sadowsky Sunburst Vintage J 4 Bass Guitar has been played live with played in over 2,000 shows with COC and Kyuss Lives and the COC albums America’s Volume Dealer, Live Volume album and concert video, In the Arms of God, and Corrosion of Conformity. Learn more about how you can support Melissa’s fight and own Mike’s bass at the links below.