Save the Date!

We know some of you like to mark those calendars in advance, so we’re here to add one more date for 2018. We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ll be celebrating the formation of All Within My Hands with a special charity event in the San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Join us to see what we’ve been up to, learn about the charities we’ve supported and we’ll close out the night by hitting the stage for a rare acoustic performance.
June 19, 2018 News

Honored With The Polar Music Prize

Update: Check out photos and videos from the ceremony!


We are thrilled to announce that on June 14th we will receive one of the most unique and distinctive honors in music, Sweden's Polar Music Prize. In a ceremony broadcast live on Swedish national television we, along with our fellow laureate Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, will be extremely proud to accept the award from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

February 14, 2018 News

Billboard: Metallica & Afghanistan National Institute of Music Accept 2018 Polar Music Prizes

Metallica, the architects of thrash metal who later transformed into one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, and Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, founder of the Afghan National Institute of Music, both accepted the prestigious Polar Music Prize from the hands of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a ceremony held at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm on Thursday evening.    

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June 15, 2018 In the Press

Rolling Stone: Metallica's Lars Ulrich: What I Learned From My Band's 'Day of Service'

This past Wednesday, Metallica held their first-ever "Day of Service," an opportunity for fans to join the band members in chipping in at food banks and giving back to their communities. The event was an extension of the group's charitable All Within My Hands Foundation, which aids in critical local services and supports workforce education and the fight against hunger. Drummer Lars Ulrich pitched in at the San Francisco–Marin Food Bank, where he packed oranges into crates for people in need and rubbed elbows with fans. Here, he explains why it was important for Metallica to shed light on the cause and what he learned from it.

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May 25, 2018 In the Press

Join All Within My Hands To Help Out In Your Community

A huge thank you to all the Met fans and our hosts at food banks across the country who helped make our first All Within My Hands Day of Service a massive success. Thanks to all of you, hundreds of thousands of pounds of food was packed and will be distributed to those in need. Check out the “thank you” video from the band and all the great photos of your efforts on our socials. Thanks again for making a difference!

North America, Round Two!

May 19 Update: Philly! We’re coming back to celebrate WMMR’s 50th birthday with you on October 25th at the Wells Fargo Center!

Westword: Register Today to Join Metallica's Day of Service

In 2017, Metallica drove its fans into an emotional frenzy at its stadium concerts nationwide. Amid the spectacle, the group launched All Within My Hands, a foundation aimed at giving back to the communities that have shown up for the band over the years.

Through the nonprofit Feeding America, the band made donations to food banks throughout the tour, and this year, Metallica wants to mobilize "the Metallica family" to show up to community food banks and volunteer.

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May 16, 2018 In the Press

Loud and Quiet: Lars Ulrich recounts how Metallica regrouped in 1987 after the death of their friend and bassist

On September 27th, 1987, Metallica were travelling on their tour bus after a gig in Sweden. Shortly before 7am, with the whole crew asleep, they were awoken as the bus veered left to right, throwing the band members around like ricocheting pinballs. The bus then flipped over, landing on its side, as bodies crashed and thudded against smashed glass and broken furniture. There was confusion and chaos and screaming all around as band members crawled out from the bus in the still, dark morning, yelling one another’s names to locate people. Gradually people were found and marked safe and well, with the exception of their bass player, Cliff Burton.

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May 15, 2018 In the Press

Rolling Stone: Billy Corgan Opens Up to Lars Ulrich on Pumpkins Reunion, Metallica Love

Billy Corgan discussed reuniting with Smashing Pumpkins bandmates James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin, the zen wisdom of producer Rick Rubin, the "punk" attitude of former Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky and his undying love of Black Sabbath in a wide-ranging interview with Lars Ulrich on the Metallica drummer's Beats 1 on Apple Music radio show, "It's Electric."

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May 14, 2018 ...And On Top of That

Farewell Europe... For Now!

WOW! As another amazing run of European shows comes to an end, we are a little speechless (when does that happen?) and stunned by the overwhelming response and outpouring of love you have all shown us! After 39 shows in 29 cities in front of 650,000 of you crazy die-hard ‘Tallica fans, we regrettably pack up our gear and head home for the summer.

MTV:n erikoishaastattelu: Metallican basisti Robert Trujillo sai ensivierailullaan Suomessa pullosta päähän, joutui sairaalaan

Vuonna 2016 julkaistun Hardwired... To Self-Destruct -albumin kiertueella Suomeen saapunut Metallica on esiintynyt Suomessa jo lähes 20 kertaa. Eilinen konsertti Helsingin Hartwall Arenassa oli yhtyeen 18. esiintyminen ja huomenna perjantaina on edessä 19. keikka Suomessa.

Metallican basistiksi 15 vuotta sitten kiinnitetty Robert Trujillo, 53, muistaa hyvin ensimmäisen vierailunsa maassamme vuonna 1989. Tuolloin Trujillo soitti Suicidal Tendencies -nimisessä yhtyeessä, joka esiintyi Giants of Rock -festivaaleilla Hämeenlinnassa Ahveniston moottoriradalla.

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May 10, 2018 In the Press

Billboard: Watch Metallica's Robert Trujillo & Kirk Hammett Cover ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' in Sweden

Some members of Metallica were definitely digging the dancing queen during the band’s Monday concert at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm.

Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett performed a cover of ABBA’s 1976 smash “Dancing Queen” during their “doodle” solo segment on the 38-date European leg of Metallica’s WorldWired Tour, where the two bandmates take time out from the set list to pay tribute to local legends in various cities.

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May 8, 2018 In the Press