The final donation came on 25 August, when the band donated a €63,000 cheque to Freezone Mannheim, a German homeless youth aid group.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
‘Ride The Lightning’ injected a new sense of excitement into the stagnant scene of the early 80s and changed thrash metal forever.
It's become a tradition for Metallica to pay tribute to artists who come from the cities or the countries they are playing in.
Towards the end of the song, Metallica vocalist and guitarist James Hetfield told the crowd: “We love you, Phil.”
The metal titans donated to Dublin's Capuchin day centre which helps provide for homeless people and the ISPCC for children.
The new thriller, titled ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile’ can be streamed from 3 May.
The film, which is directed by Adam Dubin, is set to premiere on 20 April at AMC Kabuki 8 in San Francisco.
The special, one-off event is to mark the 20th anniversary of the metal titans' 1999 live LP, 'S&M.'
The seventh annual Metallica night with baseball’s San Francisco Giants will take place on 26 April.
The film will feature contributions from Thin Lizzy personnel including Scott Gorham, Eric Bell and Darren Wharton.
The prestigious award has been referred to as the “Nobel Prize for music”.
Previous winners of the prestigious prize include Elton John, Sting, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Paul McCartney.
Iconic Us metal outfit Metallica are set to receive Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize, which will be presented to them in June 2018
Metallica frontman James Hetfield is to make his acting debut in Zac Efron's new biopic of the notorious US serial killer Ted Bundy