Join the Met Club or login

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!

Become the Fifth Member of Metallica and enjoy the benefits of:

EXCLUSIVE CONTENT

Check out videos, photos, interviews and So What! , the ultimate insider’s view with long-time friend, writer Steffan Chirazi… all stuff you won’t see on any other sites.

EXCLUSIVE MERCHANDISE

One of a kind items and collectables you just won’t find anywhere else.

DISCOUNTS ON MERCH

We’ll surprise you with coupons from time to time.

PRESALE TICKETS

Be the first to have access to tickets when we’re on tour.

FREE DOWNLOADS

Receive your first one when you sign up.

EXCLUSIVE CONTESTS

Win autographed items, used equipment, show experiences such as being on stage or in the snake pit, or the ultimate prize of a meet and greet with the band.

COMMUNITY

Connect with Met fans all around the world.

Sign up now for FREE and become the Fifth Member of Metallica now!

Exclusives

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Ross Halfin

Kazuyo Horie

Ross Halfin

Aug 20 2016

U.S. Bank Stadium

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Sep 24 2016

Global Citizen Festival @ Great Lawn at Central Park

New York, NY, United States

Club News
So What!
Community

Anything Metallica

Contests

Win a Limited Edition Master of Puppets ESP Guitar

Enter to win a Limited Edition Master of Puppets guitar made by ESP Guitars! Contest will run until Tuesday, August 30 at 9 AM Pacific Time and winner will be notified later in the day.


NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY. A PURCHASE, DONATION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The contest begins on or about July 28, 2016 and ends on or about August 29, 2016 11:59 p.m. PDT (the “Promotion Period”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules.

ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and located in the United States and the District of Columbia, at the time of entry are eligible to enter the Contest. Employees of Sponsor and Sponsor’s advertiser partners and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (and immediate family members and those persons living in the same household of any such officers, directors and employees) (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), are ineligible to enter the Contest or win the prize. Subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, local and municipal laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations, and where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the “Master of Puppets” ESP-LTD Guitar Giveaway go to Metallica.com/contests and click “Enter.” All entries must be submitted pursuant to the instructions on the Web Site, during the period that the Contest is being offered (“Contest Period”), according to all applicable directions as listed on the Web Site, or the entry will be void. Entries which do not meet all of the required criteria will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Sponsor (defined below) is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any portion of this Contest. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. If any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected.

NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the Website. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

PRIZE/ODDS: One (1) Grand Prize is available. The Grand Prize winner will receive the Grand Prize consisting of one (1) ESP Limited Edition Master of Puppets guitar. The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $1500.00. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable. No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed except that Sponsor retains the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value (or at Sponsor's election, the cash value of the applicable prize) in the event a stated prize is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

WINNER SELECTION PROCESS:

The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted at approximately 12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on or about August 30, 2016 as set forth below. A potential Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received from the beginning of the Promotion Period through the end of the Promotion Period. The Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by email using the contact information given at the time of entry. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within two (2) business days after the date of the draw or after two (2) attempts to contact, whichever comes first, or if the selected entrant is otherwise ineligible, Sponsor shall have the right to choose another entrant from the remaining eligible entries. This process shall continue until the applicable Grand Prize has been awarded. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is not received for any reason.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Only a properly claimed prize will be awarded. The potential winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state, provincial and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize awarded. Potential winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, (where legal) a Publicity Release and any applicable forms required by a taxing authority (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If a potential winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either will be awarded in the name of parent or legal guardian of potential winner, or parent or legal guardian of potential winner will be required to ratify and sign Prize Claim Documents. If a potential winner (or, in the case of a minor, such minor potential winner's parent or legal guardian) fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days of prize notification, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

GENERAL RELEASE: Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes a winner’s permission for each of the Promotion Entities to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes related to the Contest only worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Each entrant agrees that the Promotion Entities are not responsible for: (A) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest (B) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (C) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (D) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (E) any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Contest or in any Contest related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that no Promotion Entity has made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant which cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted.

DISPUTES: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys' fees be awarded or recoverable; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

VENUE/JURISDICTION: EACH ENTRANT HEREBY IRREVOCABLY CONSENTS AND SUBMITS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS, AS APPLICABLE, LOCATED WITHIN THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE WAIVES ANY OBJECTION TO VENUE IN SUCH COURTS.

WINNERS LIST: For the list of prize winners or a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Metallica Club, 369-B Third Street, PMB # 194, San Rafael, CA 94901 such that it is received by no later than April 10, 2015.

Meet And Greet: August 20, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Enter for your chance to win a Meet and Greet Pass for Saturday, August 20th in Minneapolis, MN. Entry period runs from August 1st at 9:00 AM PDT until August 15th at 9:00 AM PDT. Winners will be drawn randomly and e-mailed with more details by end of day Tuesday, August 16th.*

* Time and date of winner notification are subject to change. Please check back here for up to date information.

Please Note:

1. To enter, you must be 18 years of age or older.

2. YOU MUST ALREADY HOLD A TICKET for the show and submit the confirmation number you received either from Songkick or Ticketmaster.

3. The name that you have listed in your account MUST match the name you have on your Photo ID. Please check your profile to ensure that we have the correct information on file. You will be denied entry if the name on your Photo ID does not match the name on your winning entry.

4. The M&G pass is only for you. However, you will also receive two passes to the Snake Pit. You may bring a guest for the Snake Pit (they will have to wait elsewhere during the M&G period). You and your guest must both be ticket holders to enter the stadium.

5. ARRIVE EARLY! Please allow yourself plenty of time to accommodate heavy traffic, limited parking, and intense security. We highly recommend taking public transportation and arriving early.

6. If you win, you will receive more details in the confirmation e-mail. But the basics are: you must have your own ticket to the show and you must check in at the specified spot by approximately 4:00 PM CDT (local time) on Saturday, August 20th.*

7. Winners must RSVP!

The Fine Print: You may enter to win a Meet and Greet pass for as many shows as you like, but remember that you can only win once. Choose wisely - if you win a pass for this show, you may not win again. Only one pass will be given out per Fifth Member - sorry, no guests. You must have your own ticket to the show. YOU MAY ONLY WIN ONE PASS AND THE PASS IS NOT TRANSFERABLE.

By entering you agree to the guidelines set forth above.

* Time of check in is subject to change. The winners confirmation e-mail will contain up to date information.

Snake Pit: August 20, 2016 - Minneapolis, MN

Enter for your chance to win Snake Pit Passes for you and a guest for the show on Saturday, August 20th in Minneapolis, MN. Entry period runs from August 1st at 9:00 AM PDT until August 15th at 9:00 AM PDT. Winners will be drawn randomly and e-mailed with more details by end of day Tuesday, August 16th.*

* Time and date of winner notification are subject to change. Please check back here for up to date information.

Please Note:

1. To enter, you must be 18 years of age or older.

2. YOU MUST ALREADY HOLD A TICKET for the show and submit the confirmation number you received either from Songkick or Ticketmaster.

3. The name that you have listed in your account MUST match the name you have on your Photo ID. Please check your profile to ensure that we have the correct information on file. You will be denied entry if the name on your Photo ID does not match the name on your winning entry.

4. Each winner will receive TWO passes so you may bring a friend, but your guest must also already be a ticket holder.

5. ARRIVE EARLY! Please allow yourself plenty of time to accommodate heavy traffic, limited parking, and intense security. We highly recommend taking public transportation and arriving early.

By entering you agree to the guidelines set forth above.

Record Store Day Performance at Rasputin Music

We’re celebrating Record Store Day in the best possible way we could think of... playing live! We’ll be traveling back to our roots by setting up at the legendary Berkeley, CA mainstay Rasputin Music on Saturday, April 16, 2016 for an extremely unique RSD live performance. As this year’s Record Store Day Ambassadors we will also be celebrating the release of remastered and deluxe versions of Kill ‘Em All and Ride The Lightning, getting loud, noisy and sweaty, shaking up the East Bay old-school style.

Fifth Members and Rasputin Music customers are invited to join us as we go to the core of our Bay Area beginnings by entering to win a ticket to this intimate performance with all the details below. Hope to see you in Berkeley on Record Store Day!

For complete contest rules, visit metallica.com/rules.

The fine print:

1. ONE ENTRY PER PERSON for each contest... that means you may enter once at Rasputin and once on Metallica.com, however...

2. You may only win once and you will win ONE ticket.

3. You must be 18-years of age or older & you must be a legal U.S. resident living in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and Washington DC at the time of entry.

4. Only the winner may collect their entry pass to the store and will be asked to show photo ID. No substitutions or name changes will be allowed and only ticketed patrons will be permitted to enter the store for this event on April 16.

5. Both entry periods end Sunday, April 10 at 5:00 PM PDT. Winners will be drawn, notified and given additional details via e-mail by the end of the day on Monday, April 11.

6. Please do not enter unless you will be in the San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday, April 16, 2016. You are responsible for your own transportation and lodging.

By entering you agree to the guidelines set forth above.