Metallica is an American heavy metal band founded in Los Angeles, California 1981. Its current lineup consists of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo. The band is widely regarded as one of the most important and commercially successful heavy metal groups in history, having sold 100 million records worldwide.
A few of their most popular albums include Kill ‘em all (1983), Ride the lightening (1984), Master of Puppets (1986), And Justice for All (1988) and Death Magnetic (2008).
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF METALLICA LOGO
Shape and Font of the Metallica Logo
The Metallica logo features the band’s name in an elongated and decorative hand-drawn heavy metal typeface, in which the first and the last letters – “M” and “A” – are made up of long lines and sharp angles sporting a spiky look. It was introduced in the early 1980s.
The Metallica logo is widely regarded as one of the most memorable and recognized logos in heavy metal music. The Metallica merchandise is also hugely well-liked and well-respected and the band’s logo appears on virtually anything you can imagine to buy, from t-shirts to caps and belts.
Colors of the Metallica Logo
The use of white color in the Metallica logo symbolizes wisdom, confidence and harmony, whereas the black color depicts the dark element, energy, power and prestige of the band.