Metallica Prep Box Set of New Album

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Metallica's JAMES HETFIELD / PHOTO BY LUCY HAMBLIN
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William Goodman

After appeasing hardcore fans bursting in anticipation of the band's "hardcore" and "nutty" ninth studio album by slating a title (Death Magnetic) and tentative release date (sometime in September), Metallica have another treat for their most devout: a box set of the new record -- dubbed the "coffin box" -- featuring a CD of demos, a DVD documenting its creation, a T-shirt, flag, guitar picks, and a poster.

And there's more: Fans will be able to snatch up a special edition via the band's website, which arrives with a code redeemable for a download of a "special European show happening in September," Billboard.com reports.

Check back to SPIN.com for further updates on the album's release date, and in the meantime watch a backstage video interview with Lars Ulrich at the band's Los Angeles benefit gig, plus footage of Metallica's headlining set at Bonnaroo '08.

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