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Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize, Will Donate Money Prize To Charity


It has been announced that Metallica will receive Sweden’s Polar Music Prize on June 14th. The international award was founded in 1989 and rewards musicians annually for: “significant achievements in music and/or musical activity, or for achievements which are found to be of great potential importance for music or musical activity.”

Each winner of the award is also given 1 million Swedish krona ($125,000 USD,) which Metallica themselves will donate to their charity, the All Within My Hands Foundation. They released the below video regarding the honor: