The members of Metallica were left stunned after more than 700 fans attended their book-signing in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The rockers signed copies of their new book SO WHAT! The Good, THE MAD AND The Ugly at the city's legendary First Avenue club, straight after their gig at the arena across town.

And they were impressed to see so many fans willing to shell out $29.99 (GBP16.66) for signed copies of the tome.

KIRK HAMMETT says, "I didn't know our fans were so literary."

31/08/2004 09:13