Metallica donate £40,000 to Manchester homeless charity forward of Etihad Stadium present

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The band are at the moment within the UK as a part of the mammoth WorldWired tour

Metallica's James Hetfield
Metallica’s James Hetfield performs reside

Metallica made a considerable donation to a homeless charity in Manchester forward of their present on the metropolis’s Etihad Stadium.

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The steel icons took to the stage on the enormous venue final night time (June 18) as their WorldWired 2019 tour continues throughout Europe.

Earlier than the sold-out efficiency, Lars Ulrich and co. gifted £40,000 to Coffee4Craig. Boss Hendrix Lancaster, who arrange the organisation again in 2013, mentioned that the massive sum will fund their work for the following 12 months.

Metallica’s basis All Inside My Arms tweeted a picture of the band handing over an enormous cheque, together with the message: “Thanks to all of the followers attending #MetInManchester tonight for becoming a member of Metallica in supporting Coffee4Craig, as they assist susceptible folks of their neighborhood.”

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Based mostly in Manchester’s Northern Quarter space, Coffee4Craig appears to be like to assist “these most susceptible to regain some dignity and well-being”. “We intention to maneuver with the altering wants of Manchester, all the time attempting to supply a singular service and never duplicating efforts,” their web site reads.

Final 12 months, Metallica donated $100,000 (£79,000) by way of All Inside My Arms to assist the California wildfire aid efforts. The muse made a $50,000 donation to each the North Valley Group Basis and the Los Angeles Hearth Division Basis.

In the meantime, the WorldWired tour is ready to proceed tomorrow (June 20) as Metallica play London’s Twickenham Stadium. Dates have just lately taken place in Amsterdam, Cologne, and Slane Fortress in Eire.

Throughout their Amsterdam present, the band invited a younger fan up on stage to play ‘Search & Destroy’. Evan Adamson was celebrating his 13th birthday on the Johan Cruijff Area live performance.

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