Metallica is probably the best known heavy metal band in the world. Formed in 1981, they have become the go-to metal band for many of the most respected rock critics. They even let it be known that they were not simply head-bangers; they were well read. One of their songs, "For Whom the Bell Tolls was named for a Hemingway novel and drew inspiration from the main themes of the book. Known for their complex musical style and intelligent lyrics, they are still at the top of their game. You'll find Metallica t-shirts and accessories in our rock t-shirts collection.