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Support World Central Kitchen with Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation


“World Central Kitchen is grateful for Metallica and All Within My Hands Foundation’s support and belief in our mission. They share our belief that a plate of food is more than just nourishment; it’s hope and a sign that someone cares. Their support will allow us to continue to provide fresh and comforting meals to Ukrainians fleeing their homes as well as those staying in the country.” —Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen

“The work that Chef José Andrés and the dedicated World Central Kitchen cooks do on the frontlines in a humanitarian crisis is nothing short of incredible.  We are inspired, humbled, and beyond proud to support their teams currently in six European countries serving the millions of Ukrainians who have been forced to leave their homes.  WCK represents everything that Metallica and our All Within My Hands foundation stand for by providing meals with dignity and hope worldwide.” —Lars Ulrich, Metallica

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European Metal Festival Alliance launches ‘Metal United’ charity t-shirt


Members of the European Metal Festival Alliance (EMFA), have launched a new ‘Metal United’ t-shirt, with all proceeds going to a recognised relief charity to aid Ukrainian people most in need in their current crisis.

The festivals taking part in this fundraiser – Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Festival, Belgium; Art Mania Festival, Romania; Bloodstock Open Air, Great Britain; Brutal Assault, Czech Republic; Dynamo Metal Fest, Holland; Inferno Metal Festival, Norway; Into The Grave, Holland; Leyendas Del Rock, Spain; Midgardsblot, Norway; Motocultor Festival, France; Party.San Metal Open Air, Germany; Resurrection Fest, Spain; and Summer Breeze Open Air, Germany – are all united against war and oppression, and welcome all people, no matter what country they are from, or what race or religion they are. The festivals want to make plain that they are not for Ukrainians and against Russians; that they wish most of all to just help people who are in need in these troubling times.

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SABBATONERO: Venom Inc’s Tony Dolan launches charity project, tribute album to Black Sabbath featuring Marty Friedman, James Murphy & Mantas among others


VENOM INC. bassist/vocalist Tony ‘Demolition Man’ Dolan along with Francesco Conte from NEROMEGA/SPIRITUAL FRONT have launched a new project, SABBATONERO, with a tribute album to BLACK SABBATH entitled “L’Uomo Di Ferro”, featuring many international artists and musicians, including Marty FriedmanJames Murphy (ex DEATHOBITUARYDISINCARNATE), Mantas (VENOM INC.) and Snowy Shaw (ex KING DIAMONDDREAM EVIL).

The album will soon be available on digital and vinyl/CD versions via Italy’s Time To Kill Records.

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System Of A Down share first new songs in 15 years WITH ‘Protect The Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’


Armenian-American heavy metallers System Of A Down have released their first new music in 15 years, sharing two new songs titled ‘Protect The Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’.

The tracks were written and produced by SOAD’s guitarist Daron Malakian, and royalties from downloads of the songs through the band’s Bandcamp account will go towards the Armenia Fund.

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AS I LAY DYING Release ‘Destruction Or Strength’ to benefit crew members and local charity


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A message from AS I LAY DYING:

“These are concerning and unprecedented times. Amidst the uncertainty of how long the COVID-19 pandemic will last, or how severe its impact will be, there are countless people desperately struggling to weather the storm. 

In an effort to make a positive contribution to our communities and the people closest to us, we are releasing a b-side from our ‘Shaped By Fire’ album sessions called ‘Destruction or Strength’. It will be available on all streaming platforms and digital retailers, including Bandcamp as a “pay what you want” download. We will also be selling a t-shirt featuring the single artwork. 

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WDFD Records Ltd are proud Joint Sponsors of NLC & ORANGE AMPLIFIERS “ROCKIN FOR THE CHILDREN” 2018


 

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David Tonge, organiser of the Festival said, “After an amazing run of 7 years we now come to the eighth and Final ever NLC Festival at The Maze in Nottingham. With nearly £20,000 raised for Child Abuse and Children with Autism we hope that barrier will be broken and we can help even more children this year”

Over the years the Festival has built a great reputation for being a huge party weekend for all the family, with friends coming back year after year to have fun and enjoy some of the best Rock Bands in the UK. This is a weekend when the Bands to come to party, where the supporters and the bands are as one and what an atmosphere it creates, something very very special. With 95 different bands playing over the years and many returning for several festivals we have been really thankful to have so much fantastic support.”

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