Metallica Donates Up To $100,000 For California Wildfire Relief
Thrash metal giants, Metallica have shared that they have donated around 100 thousand dollars to California Wildfire Relief. It has been reported that nearly 75,000 acres of land have been burned to the ground throughout California this year alone. Metallica shared a statement via their All Within My Hands not-profit organization on twitter:
“Sadly, for the third year in a row, communities we have called home throughout the state of California are again experiencing the tragedy left in the wake of wildfires,” the band said in a multi-part statement via Twitter. “The [All Within My Hands Foundation]
would like to lend support to those affected in both Northern and Southern California by donating $100,000 to assist in relief, $50,000 to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund and $50,000 to the Wildfire Relief Fund. Both organizations are dedicated to long-term recovery efforts, helping residents resume normal lives as they get back on their feet after the devastation of these firestorms. We would also like to encourage you to join us in supporting those in need as well as the first responders who have been working tirelessly to keep Californians safe.”
In other Metallica news, the band is set to headline 5 different festivals in the United States summer playing unique sets for each festival. These festivals include Epicenter at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC from May 1st-3rd followed by Welcome to Rockville at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, FL from May 8th-10th. Sonic Temple takes play May 15th-17th in Columbus, OH at MAPFRE Stadium with Louder Than Life happening September 18th-20th in Louisville, KY. Aftershock, the last of the five festivals take place from October 9th-11th at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA. For more Metallica news, please click here.