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Postby Frankabilia on Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:28 pm

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Mastodon’s ‘Cold Dark Place’ cover artwork by UK pen and ink illustrator Richey Beckett, is finally available as an officially 10 color screen printed poster. Printed on Cougar White Paper by Lady Lazarus in a hand-numbered limited edition of only 144 copies, this exclusive release is available immediately right here: https://www.rockabilia.com/browse/artis ... 96107.html
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Postby collectorstoychest on Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:31 pm

Gone....too bad- I love the artwork but the version I have is a little too dark for my taste.
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Postby FrankBooth on Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:29 pm

Our official poster artist for 2018 is the incredible @richeybeckett. He has created these four day posters for us (helpfully showing off the day splits!), representing birth, life, death and the afterlife in turn.
To read more about his work, click here: http://roadburn.com/richey-beckett-our- ... dburn-2018



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Postby mfaith on Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:04 pm

richeybeckett wrote:I’m very pleased to reveal my latest artwork for the mighty @metallica inspired by their song ‘MOTH INTO FLAME’ this piece will be available TOMORROW as an exclusive limited edition 18”x24” screen print, masterfully silk screen printed by @brlsq on 100lb French Black Licorice paper. These hit the @metallica store at 1pm PST, limited to only 250 prints, with the design also being released on a shirt. A huge thanks to James for inviting me to work on this piece. www.metallica.com #metallica #mothintoflame #richeybeckett #penandink #illustration

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Postby bubbie on Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:47 pm

That looks great!
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Postby steve5635 on Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:53 pm

250, should be an easy pick up
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Postby FrankBooth on Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:08 pm

UP

Looks like you need to create an account to purchase

https://www.metallica.com/store/14581/m ... s/wall-art
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Postby steve5635 on Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:49 pm

got mine !! yes you have to create an account on their site to purchase.
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Postby FrankBooth on Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:03 pm

A lack of Gorilla gripping it seems.

Also for anyone who missed, Richey does usually charge a decent bit for his own copies.

I’ll have a limited number of artist copies available via my site soon.


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Postby Codeblue on Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:57 am

The metallica store just recently starting using kraft paper. They used to ship like uber EBers.
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Postby steve5635 on Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:04 pm

their first attempt last year with some posters from mexico (I think) they were shipping them flat :shock: lots of upset customers.
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Postby Codeblue on Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:15 pm

They used to to ship their fudge raw dog in a square box.
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Postby FrankBooth on Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:59 pm

Original pen & ink art for @Metallica ‘Moth Into Flame’


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Postby RPuzio77 on Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:10 pm

[quote="FrankBooth"]A lack of Gorilla gripping it seems.

Just received mine today and while it didn't have any gorilla grips, instead of just using tape to hold the kraft paper around the print, they instead pushed the excess kraft paper on each side into the rolled print itself. I was lucky though the bottom corners on mine were only slightly damaged. Hope everyone elses arrives unscathed. When I saw how this was packed I was assuming the damage would be worse.
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Postby FrankBooth on Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:01 am

Video with Richey and Hetfield, won't embed for some reason.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC3DRqoJY3k
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