“Hard Wired to Self Destruct” Gig Poster for Metallica!

by ncwinters on January 7, 2019

Metallica poster number two! Which is actually number one, but got delayed, so is announced second!

Metallica “Hardwired to Self Destruct” gig poster: October 18, 2018 
PPG Paints Arena at Pittsburgh, PA
Show Edition
Print size: 18″ x 24″ 
Seven color screenprint on pure white stock. Printed by VGKids.
Not available, sold at show only.

Happy New Year!

I’m thrilled to announce a new gig poster for Metallica. Sorry for the late notice, the gig was a few months ago, but there was a snag with my artist edition prints, and then the holidays, and then travel, etc etc. This was actually the first Metallica poster I did, a few weeks before my other one. Different vibe on this one for sure, but in the same “light-from-dark” method of creation, a technique I will be diving back into with gusto for future works. Went with a pretty straightforward narrative on this one, loved the tour’s title “Hard Wired to Self Destruct” and I of course couldn’t resist playing with themes based around those imagery-laden words. 

The colorway was modified for the artist variant at the last minute for this one, due to some printing issues, and I ended up going (again) with a purple theme. Has not necessarily been intentional, but I see that it’s sort of becoming my go-to, so I’ll have to mull over whether that’s a good or bad thing. I’m a huge fan of purple and if it ain’t broke…. Prints are the usual size: 18″ x 24″ in a couple different variant options. Main purple colorway artist variant on bright white comes in a limited edition of 60, each hand signed and numbered, and available for $60 each. Purple colorway on rainbow foil comes in an edition of 30, each signed and numbered, for $150 each. And the super-limited gold foil variant, limited to only 20 copies, and available for $165 each. As always, the drop time will be random, unless you’re signed up for the newsletter, where I’ll let you know the time in the body of the newsletter email.

Please note that I’m still limiting individual variants to one per person, though you are welcome to buy the full set (if you’re fast enough). Buyers found buying more than one of each individual print will have their orders cancelled. And also, I’m still trying to do my best to combat bots and buyers looking to game the system, buying prints under multiple accounts with the sole intention of flipping right to ebay, so there may be some adjustments on the fly during the drop, in the attempts to keep things as fair for everyone. Buyers found gaming the system will have orders refunded and blocked from future orders. You’ve been warned!

On to the prints! 

Artist Variant colorway
Print size: 18″ x 24″ artist colorway edition of 60.
Seven color screenprint on pure white stock.
Printed by VGKids.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $60 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF ONE PER PERSON
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Artist Variant on Rainbow Foil
Print size: 18″ x 24″ artist colorway edition of 30.
Seven color screenprint on rainbow foil.
Printed by VGKids.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $150 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF ONE PER PERSON
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Artist Variant on Gold Foil
Print size: 18″ x 24″ artist colorway edition of 20.
Seven color screenprint on gold foil.
Printed by VGKids.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $165 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF ONE PER PERSON
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

*NCW*

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