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We want YOU to be the Fifth Member of Metallica! YOU… the loudest, most loyal fans on the planet… YOU inspire us and give us energy each and every night! Become the Fifth Member and join us on the inside of all things ‘Tallica as the journey continues.

The Metallica Club was started in 1993 as a way for the band to establish lines of communication with fans and remain connected year round. Over 20 years later, we’ve had so many memorable experiences together from jamming in the basement of a record store in Nashville to a total of eight exclusive shows at the historic Fillmore Theater in our hometown of San Francisco. Along the way you’ve joined us on every corner of the earth from China to South Africa, from Iceland to Argentina… on all seven continents of the planet!

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Contests

Meet & Greet Contest Schedule


Asia 2017
The entry schedule will be revealed in December 2016

Copenhagen 2017
The entry schedule will be revealed in January 2017

Mexico 2017
The entry schedule will be revealed in February 2017

Lollapalooza South America 2017
The entry schedule will be revealed in March 2017.

***Schedule is subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

Become an Honorary Blackened Ambassador

Fifth Members! Enter to win for a chance to be an honorary Blackened ambassador in celebration of Blackened Friday!

One Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • Exclusive Blackened Authorized Retailer Banner
  • “Ask Me Where the Metallica Section Is” T-Shirt
  • Blackened Friday Laminate
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Turntable Slipmat
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Sticker
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Poster
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Deluxe Box Set
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Test Pressing

Ten Runner-Up Winners will receive:

  • Blackened Friday Laminate
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Turntable Slipmat
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Sticker
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Poster
  • Hardwired…To Self-Destruct 2LP (Black Vinyl)

Entry period runs from November 11, 2016 at 11 AM PST until November 25, 2016 at 9 AM PST. Winners will be chosen at random by the end of the day on November 28.

Tickets: The Opera House in Toronto

You must be a Fifth Member to enter to win the opportunity to purchase up to two tickets to see Metallica live at the Opera House in Toronto, ON on November 29, 2016. The entry period is from November 21, 2016 at 7:00 AM EST/4:00 AM PST until November 21, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST/8:59 PM PST.

One entry per member only.

Please note that the show is at 8:30 PM in Toronto, ON on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. If you cannot be in the Toronto area at that time, please do not enter.

Winners will be randomly selected and notified via e-mail on Monday, November 21, 2016 after the contest closes along with instructions on how to complete the purchase of your tickets. YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO THE METALLICA.COM NEWSLETTER OR YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE YOUR NOTIFICATION.

Please note that if you do win the contest, the purchase period will begin Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 9:00 AM EST for one hour until 10:00 AM EST the same day. Your code will be void when the pre-sale period ends at 10:00 AM EST on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

ESP Metallica Stern Pinball Ultimate Giveaway

Our friends at Stern Pinball & ESP Guitars have come together to offer the ultimate giveaway featuring a Metallica Pro LED Pinball Machine, an ESP LTD KH 200 Series "Master of Puppets" Limited Edition Guitar and an ESP LTD Snakebyte "Master of Puppets" Limited Edition Guitar.

If you are a Fifth Member living in the continental United States, you can enter beginning on October 16 at 10 AM PDT through November 16 at 10 AM PST.

Tickets: The Fox Theatre in Oakland, CA

You must be a Fifth Member to enter to win the opportunity to purchase up to two tickets to see Metallica live at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on December 17, 2016. The entry period is from November 14, 2016 at 4:00 AM PST until November 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM PST.

One entry per member only.

Please note that the show is at 9:00 PM in Oakland, CA on December 17, 2016 . If you cannot be in the San Francisco Bay Area at that time, please do not enter.

Winners will be randomly selected and notified via e-mail on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 after the contest closes along with instructions on how to complete the purchase of your tickets.

Please note that if you do win the contest, the purchase period will be from Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM PST until Friday, November 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM PST. Your code will be void when the pre-sale period ends.

All tickets will be will call only and you must enter the venue upon pick-up.