Atlanta Music Scene

Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta’s vibrant and evolving music scene. From hot new artists to Music Midtown to shows at the Tabernacle, she’s got you covered.

Metallica pop-up shop open in Atlantic Station this weekend before SunTrust Park concert


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Ready to get “Hardwired,” Metallica-style?

The band will thunder into SunTrust Park on Sunday for their first Atlanta concert since 2009 ( check out our handy guide for tips on parking, food, tickets, etc. ) but starting at 3 p.m. today, fans can check out the “WorldWired” pop-up shop at Atlantic Station.

The shop will be located at the Steel Mill event venue through 4 p.m. Sunday and offer new tour merchandise and exclusive products such as Metallica-branded coolers, NFL-compliant clear bags, lithographs, live recordings from New York’s Webster Hall on vinyl and other collectibles.

Fans can also enter to win prizes including autographs and entry into the “Snake Pit” at Sunday’s concert.

The pop-up shop, named for Metallica’s current tour, will be open until 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Follow the AJC Music Scene on Facebook and Twitter.


Reader Comments ...


About the Author

Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for Atlanta Music Scene blog on ajc.com.