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


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.

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