Metallica to Stream California Wildfire Benefit Show Tonight

Story by Charles Ken

Metallica will headline Band Together Bay Area tonight (Nov. 9), a benefit show to help those impacted by the recent Northern California wildfires, which were the worst on record to ever happen in the state of California. The concert will take place in San Francisco’s AT&T Park, and you can watch the metal men take the stage, as the show will stream live online.

Fans can check out Metallica’s set beginning at 5:45 p.m. PT today at Metallica’s YouTube and Facebook page, as well as Metallica.com.

A crop of other artists have signed on to perform at Band Together Bay Area, including Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Dead & Company, Rancid, G-Eazy and Raphael Saadiq. All funds raised from the musical event will be donated directly to the Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund, an organization which helps low-income and vulnerable communities suffering due to the fires.

As for other Metallica happenings, the band will reissue their seminal “Master of Puppets” album on Nov. 10. The remastered edition of the original 1986 album will be available as a vinyl LP, CD and digital download, as all as a slew of other special packages. For those really looking to get in on the Metallica nostalgia, the set will also be available as a three-CD “Expanded Edition” with previously unreleased demos, rough mixes, interviews and more.

Photo by Herring Herring

Publication date: November 9, 2017

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