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Paramount+ livestreaming Metallica’s 2022 ‘Helping Hands Concert & Auction’


Paramount+ will livestream Metallica’s Helping Hands Concert and Auction on Friday, December 16th. For the first time, the event will take place in Los Angeles, with Jimmy Kimmel serving as host.

Metallica said in a statement on Instagram: “We’re looking forward to celebrating the achievements of All Within My Hands in our final show of the year, the Helping Hands Concert & Auction at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Friday, December 16. This will be the third time we hit the stage to benefit the Foundation, but the very first time that it will be streamed live with a full audience, thanks to our friends at Paramount+ … In another first, we’re also honored to announce that Jimmy Kimmel will be joining us to host the show! Make sure to tune in early as it all kicks off at 5:30 pm PST streaming live on Paramount+ and simulcast on Pluto and MTV’s YouTube channel. Don’t miss the special guests and presentations, Greta Van Fleet’s set, and a few surprises before we hit the stage … We’ll also have some amazing items and experiences that will be auctioned off starting December 5 to benefit the Foundation, with one hundred percent of ticket and auction proceeds going directly to those in need.”

Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation was established in 2017 as a way for the band to give back to communities that have supported them. All Within My Hands’ expenses are covered entirely by the band, the board, and friends who have worked with the band over many years, with 100% of proceeds go directly to help those in need. To date, All Within My Hands has donated over $5.8 million.

Metallica’s previous Helping Hands Concert & Auction raised more than $1.8 million. Those funds are used towards working with partners at Feeding America and the American Association of Community Colleges, as well as various COVID and disaster relief efforts.

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