Metallica Are Publishing A Children's Book

You don't truly know Metallica until you read their history...told through the alphabet.

Metallica Are Publishing A Children's Book

Metallica have put together an adorable children’s book titled The ABCs of Metallica. They posted about it on Instagram today:

Available for pre-order now, its description reads:

“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 the band’s journey from Garage Days to Master of Puppets to fun facts about the guys. The book is co-authored by Howie Abrams (The Merciless Book of Metal Lists, Hip-Hop Alphabet), with illustrations by Michael “Kaves” McLeer, who participated in Metallica’s Obey Your Master exhibit in 2012.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation, which is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services. For more information, please visit”

Those of us at Kerrang! with kids are already scrambling to get our hands on one. And those who don't yet have children are considering the addition...just to read them a book penned by Metallica.

People have been having some fun in the Instagram comments:

Metallica kind of made it too easy...

They will also be touring Australia and New Zealand with Slipknot this fall. Don’t miss it:

17 Perth, AUS – Optus Stadium
20 Adelaide, AUS – Adelaide Oval
22 Melbourne, AUS – Marvel Stadium
24 Melbourne, AUS – Marvel Stadium
26 Sydney, AUS – ANZ Stadium
29 Brisbane, AUS – QSAC
31 Auckland, NZ – Mt. Smart Stadium

2 Auckland, NZ – Mt. Smart Stadium

Tickets are on sale now.

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