Metallica To Release New Book “The ABCs Of Metallica”

Metallica have joined forces with co-author Howie Abrams and illustrator Michael “Kaves” McLeer to create a new book called “The ABCs of Metallica.” It will be available on November 26 and pre-orders can be found HERE. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the band’s All Within My Hands Foundation. Here’s a description of the book:

“Including rhymes and illustrations, The ABCs of Metallica looks back at the history of the band from, duh, A to Z! Each letter of the alphabet highlights a moment along our journey from Garage Days to Master of Puppets to fun facts about us.”

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Metallica & Guns N’ Roses Make Forbes’ List Of World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities

Metallica and Guns N’ Roses have both made Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. That list was put together using estimated pre-tax earnings from June 1, 2018 through June 1, 2019. Metallica hit number 30 on the list with an estimated $68.5 million, while Guns N’ Roses hit number 71 on the list with an estimated $44 million.

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett & Ghost’s Tobias Forge Take Part In “A Spirited Chat”

Prior to their June 18 show at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Ghost’s Tobias Forge took part in “a spirited chat” for Metallica’s official fan magazine “So What!.” You can check out that discussion below:

Watch Metallica’s Robert Trujillo & Kirk Hammett Cover Iron Maiden’s “Killers” In London

During Metallica’s June 20 show in London, UK, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett performed a live cover of Iron Maiden’s “Killers” as part of their “doodle” segment. You can see footage of that below:

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Teams Up With Universal Monsters For New Funko Pop! Figures

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett has teamed up with Universal Monsters to create some new Funko Pop! Vinyl figures of himself. The figures feature the guitarist reimagined as “Frankenstein’s Monster” and the “Creature From The Black Lagoon.” They will only be available at Hammett‘s “It’s Alive!” exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, ON, starting July 13. Only 1,008 pieces of each figure will be made.

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Alright, Hammett Funatics! It's official! The preview POPs! are in, and the Bossman loves 'em!⁣ He can't wait until they're out at the Royal Ontario Museum this summer. @romtoronto⁣ ⁣ *Please Note* ⁣ ⁣ • Pops are only available for sale in ROMStore starting on Member Preview day; July 12th, and then for the public July 13th onwards.⁣ • There is no dedicated shop, Level 1 giftshop store only. This means public access and no admission to the museum required. ⁣ • No on-line sales available, in-store purchase only.⁣ • Limited inventory at the Royal Ontario Museum, TBD.⁣ • 2 models will be available:⁣ -Franken Kirk⁣ -Creature Kirk⁣ • Limited to 2 Pops per shopper transaction.⁣ • The ROM Member discount will apply.⁣ • $30.00 Cdn plus 13% HST⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #HammettHorrorPop⁣ #thekirkhammettcollection⁣ #itsalive⁣ #monstermashups⁣ #ROMItsAlive⁣ ⁣ @fearfestevil⁣ @kirkhammett⁣ @originalfunko⁣ ⁣ ⚡️ 🖤 Thank You @funmakermike ⚡️⚡️ ⁣ #fearfestevil⁣ #pophorror⁣ #GilManForever⁣ #thecreaturefromtheblacklagoon⁣ #frankensteinfridays⁣ #funkofriday

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