Iconic heavy metal band Metallica will have a comic book biography, titled Orbit: Metallica.
The book, which will be published by StormFront Media, will be written by Michael L Frizell, who has also written biographical comics on Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne and Miley Cyrus, amongother musicians.
“I had written biographical comics about Miley Cyrus and Prince, and even crafted audio books about Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Michael Jackson, and Big Time Rush. But never a group with such a rabid fan base as Metallica,” Frizell said.
Jayfri Hashim will provide the interior art of the book, and as a Metallica fan himself, the artist has also helped research the book.
“Metallica’s formation marks the beginning of metal, breeding thrash metal which progresses to heavy metal during the glam rock era,” he said.
Formed in Los Angeles in 1981, the band currently comprises of vocalist and guitarist James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo.