The world of music changed on July 25, 1983 when Metallica’s debut album Kill‘Em Allhit shelves, the band introducing itself as a devastating force wielding guitars, drums and raspy vocals. Some consider that the day thrash was born, with Metallica beginning its reign as one of the most influential bands of all-time. 58,000,000 albums sold throughout their illustrious career and counting, it’s certainly worked out for a band that began when a drummer put out a newspaper ad looking for people to jam with in Los Angeles.
Metallica’s then-label Megaforce actually denied their first album title and artwork concepts, which sent bassist Cliff Burton into a tirade that ended with the phrase“Kill‘em all.” The band settled on that as the album title following the dispute, then wanted to test their boundaries again by using the hammer and blood design the Kill‘Em All album cover artwork features.
Pay tribute to this iconic album that changed music forever with this Metallica Kill‘Em All tee.
Official Metallica logo across chest
Kill‘Em All“Holding Hammer” Artwork variant
Official Metallica logo across back
“Ride The Lightning” Electric Chair artwork
*Please note, sizes may vary from measurements up to 1/2’’