Heavy metal band Metallica provides 70,000 meals to food bank while in Central Valley

FRESNO, Calif. -- The legendary heavy metal band -- Metallica -- gave Fresno more than a great show over the weekend at the Save Mart Center.

The Bay Area rockers' non-profit foundation also helped feed local families.

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The members of Metallica tweeted out this message on Monday:

"Thank you to all the fans at #MetInFresno for raising this money with us."

The Central California Food Bank says this donation will help provide 70,000 meals in their community.

"What a way to end 2018 on the road!"

The donation totaled $10,000.

Metallica's "All Within My Hands" Foundation is focused on helping communities which have supported the band for years.
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