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Live Metallica CD's - 25 Nights Down Under

Week 2 of our 25 Nights Down Under: Live Metallica CD’s finds us in Sydney, Australia. All 5 shows from 2010/13 available now!

Starting March 9th, for five weeks, we’ll be rolling out shows from our visits to New Zealand and Australia as part of tours in 2010 and 2013, the former during the World Magnetic tour in arenas, the latter headlining the Soundwave Festival.  Each week we’ll hit you with shows from a particular city or cities. By the time we reach early April there will be 25 releases including 62 different songs and for those of you who would like each and every one, you may pre-order a box set including them all . . . you’ll have a custom box to store them in and of course there is that volume discount thing!

And since we're in a festive mood - for a limited time, all 2014 By Request shows, and 2013 Asian shows are 19.81% off (not including 2014 By Request Box Set).

No Life 'til Leather

This year we decided to celebrate Record Store Day with our friends at independent retail by taking a huge leap back in time to our humble beginnings with that little rectangle of plastic known as the "demo tape." In 1982 we recorded seven songs that became our initial calling card known as No Life 'til Leather and it led us to our first record deal . . . the rest, as you some of you may know, is history! On Record Store Day, April 18th that demo tape will be available as a limited edition cassette (yes, cassette!!) at your favorite neighborhood record store and

New Arrivals

Here at HQ, we have been working hard to bring you new items (and some old favorites) for your everyday life, and to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Fade To Green

31 Years ago today, on February 20, 1984 - Metallica went into Sweet Silence Studios to start recording Ride the Lightning, and finished recording just before St Patrick's Day.

Pick up your Whiskey In The Jar - mason style jars, and celebrate St. Patrick's Day and the recording of Ride The Lightning in 'Tallica-style!

Snow And Ski

We're excited to announce that we have hooked up with Armada to create a custom line of Metallica skis for you to cruise around the mountains on. Founded by professional skiers and a snow-sports photographer, Armada was skiing's first rider-owned, rider-operated manufacturer and we admire that independent, do-it-yourself spirit.

Pre-Order now with a 50% deposit. Click on item below for all details.

On or off the slopes we have all your cold weather needs covered.

Valentine's Day

It’s that time of year again…Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. We know the pressure to find that perfect gift, but there is no reason to stress out.

Guys, all your jewelry and apparel needs for the lady who rocks your world are here. And ladies, don’t forget about your lucky guy. Whoever that special 'Tallica fan in your life is - we have you covered!

Some Kind Of Monster

 We can’t believe it, but Some Kind of Monster premiered 11 years ago today (January 21st) at the Sundance Film Festival! We’re not quite sure where the time went, but with the recent reissue of the DVD and first-time issue of the film on Blu-ray, we figured it was the right time to celebrate.
Check out the Some Kind of Monster T-Shirt, Blu-ray, and DVD. Or better yet, snag one of the bundles and get the shirt and movie for one low price! And hey, it wouldn’t be right to celebrate Some Kind of Monster without a shout-out to St. Anger…special selections related to that album are also on sale this week!

Trapped Under Ice

The holidays may be finished, but winter isn't going away! Sweatshirts, thermals, and more are featured this week. Stay warm, 'Tallica fans!

...In With the New 15% Off Sale

Welcome to 2015 and Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new! To celebrate the Met Store is offering 15% off all items in the New Arrivals section as well as 15% off everything in the Clearance section.

Shop now... the sale ends January 12, 2015 at 12 PM Pacific Time.

Farewell To Santa Sale!

 Farewell to Santa sale!  The man in red has come and gone and if he didn't bring you everything on your list, visit the Met Store to pick up some goodies to keep you warm.  Look for deals on hoodies, scarves, blankets, and beanies as well as all "Enter Santa" items are marked down.   You survived the holidays, now treat yourself at the Met Store!