Metallica Raffle Off Ultra metal-like ‘Flying M’ guitar for charity

Now here’s some real metal from the metal masters themselves, Metallica. The veteran band is giving away a super metal-looking, autographed “Flying M” guitar for charity, and you might end up getting your hands on it just by making a donation.

The band has entered into a collaboration with Fandom to the raffle where this special electric guitar is the ultimate prize. This custom guitar is based on the design of James Hetfield‘s Flying V, with the lightning strike images down the two sides of the V forming an “M”. Designed and built by Inventables and Highline Guitars, you can currently enter to win this amazing instrument with your donation by March 14th.

metallica flying m guitar body


The guitar was built from mahogany, ebony and aluminum composite sheets. It is also equipped with a signature Kirk Hammett EMG Pickups that give it a rich, full sound that will blow you away, and the members of the band have autographed the instrument. This guitar has an approximate retail value of $10,000.

metallica flying m guitar in full


So how do you enter to win? You must be 18 years of age or older and the Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States only. through Fandom, fans can make donations of $10, $25, $50, $100, $250 or $500, with the donations then resulting in an entry into the drawing. The money collected then goes to Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation funding their Metallica Scholars program.

That Metallica Scholars Program has provided grants to community colleges to assist with career and technical education programs.

You can participate until March 14 at 11:59 PM ET, with the drawing taking place on March 17 at 8:00 a.m. PT. So go on over there Fandom and make your donation to potentially win this most metal of Metallica guitars now.

metallica flying m guitar in travel bag


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