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Metallica Edition Of The Popular Board Game Monopoly Available Online

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Metallica has announced through its official website that it now has its own version of the popular board game Monopoly. Following the release of the video game "Guitar Hero: Metallica" in 2009 the band now enters the board game realm with an edition of Monopoly centered solely on the heavy metal veterans. A press release for the same states;

"The fast-dealing property trading game just got faster! MONOPOLY METALLICA Collectors Edition takes the popular board game to a whole new level. Every aspect of the game designed for the true Metallica fan in mind. You’ll 'pass go' through historic Metallica events and locations around the board such as club shows, festivals, studios, childhood homes and other metal landmarks!

"Game pieces include the 'Kill 'Em All' hammer, 'Justice' scales, 'St. Anger' fist, Black Album snake, ninja star, and the 'Jump in the Fire' demon (additional board game pieces sold separately). Land on one of the 'Binge and Purge' or 'Jump in the Fire' spaces and be rewarded or fined in true Metallica form. You won’t believe the price, you’ll pay!"

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26 Comments on "'Monopoly: Metallica' Officially Released"

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1. duncan hills writes:

i had to check the date to make sure this wasn't april fools.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 7:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. BoltThrower writes:

Now what we've all suspected has been made official. Metallica's point all along was to make money, not music.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 8:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

ill refrain from comment for now..............

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 9:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. sonictherapy writes:

One of the comments on one of the sites: "You have been caught using Napster. Go directly to jail, do not collect $200."

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. monopoly man writes:

St. Anger should be one of the worthless pieces like the purple places!

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. citrus_tea writes:

Spinal tap have nothing on Metallica

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. slayer2049 writes:

im gonna illegaly download every album they ever made 3 times just because they made this. money hungry a$$ holes. thats all they are

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 12:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. xFiruath writes:

"You won’t believe the price, you’ll pay!"

Oh, what a bad choice of words...

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 12:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. cynic22 writes:

Tooo mannyyy jokkess....... AHHHHHHHH

Joke overload on this one!

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. WOLF7 writes:

Actually, to me, this is really sad.

My childhood heroes just cashing in now in every way they possibly can.

I wonder if Metallica ever says "no" to any of their management's suggestion to make more money? And the thing is, these guys are multi-millionaires. They don't even need the money.

Truly sad. The cool metal guys from my youth turned in to a bunch of greedy bastards.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Jackrum writes:

what next, a linkin park chess set??

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. brandedcfh420 writes:

no but xfiruath will be happy to know that japanese scientists have developed a meat made from human waste (sewer waste)! all hail the scientific future!!!!!

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Jenny writes:

HAHA post 4 :D

Honestly, I don't see exactly why peeps are bashing on this; I think this is kewl.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 7:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jenny writes:

I mean, yes they have enough money already but the idea is cool. Why turn down a cool/fun idea?

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 7:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. BoltThrower writes:

It's fitting that they picked the most boring game on the planet.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 9:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. n0thinghead writes:

additional board game pieces sold separately... yeah, i bet.

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. hellrat writes:

Ha! the fvcking junkshow clown charade steams on

Monopoly? Appropriate choice for the grubby gold diggers

Remember these lyrics?

'Send me money, send me green, heaven you will meet...make a contribution and you'll get a better seat! Bow to Leper Messiah...'

these turds have fulfilled the disgusting Prophesy they used to pretend to stand against...real pieces of human sh!te

"Money talks, but it don't sing and dance, and it don't walk" Niel Diamond

Nah, it sure don't Niel...but it apparently now plays children's fvcking board games :)

fvcking goons...

# Jun 18, 2011 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. sonictherapy writes:

Lmao @ post 11. Metallica should have teamed up with Spintop and put out a Hidden Object game instead. In each location you have to search for ten items that are hard to find, like - a good review.....a decent CD, etc...

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 12:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. WOLF7 writes:

Well, now that Metallica has decided go down (literally) this road, why not visit Gene Simmons to pick up some ideas on what other products they could stick the Metallica logo on.

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 3:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. S I B writes:

Metallica Marital Aids...there's a market they haven't tapped into yet

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 4:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. wilco writes:

fwe words f***ing bull sh**

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 4:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. R10 writes:

They seem to be taking a page outta the Gene Simmons "milk it for everything its got " handbook. Whats next,a Metallica coffin? Anything to keep the "brand" out there i guess,cant say im surprised.

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 4:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Necrovomit writes:

nothing needs to be said about these douchebags anymore. this says it all

# Jun 19, 2011 @ 8:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. BrianMN writes:

Metallica is quickly becoming the Kiss of metal.
I'm surprised they don't have their own coffin.
Or better yet how bout Metal Up You A$$ toilets with a fake hand and knife that come up every time you flush?
I suppose Monopoly makes sense...Metallica = $$$ = board game.
How bout a Dimmu Borgir chess board "Chess With the Abyss".
And lastly....
Dave Mustaine starts b*****g about no Megadeth Monopoly in 3,2,1..........

# Jun 20, 2011 @ 9:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. duncan hills writes:

BrianMN, they do have their own coffin, it's called Death Magnetic XD

to be honest, yes it's completely sellout and utterly disgraceful and yes i hate the idea completely and have lost even more faith in metallica.... but i'm still going to play it.

# Jul 3, 2011 @ 1:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Jigenuck writes:

Is there any way to download this game via napster or something??

# Jul 3, 2011 @ 6:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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