For all the hype and the extended rollout for Metallica's new album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, there was something notably missing from the proceedings: emojis.

So we all breathed a sigh of relief with today's announcement that there are indeed Metallica emojis for Twitter. All you have to do is hashtag #metallica, #hardwiredtoselfdestruct or #blackenedfriday to summon the emoji, as demonstrated by Metallica themselves:

So now you can Metallica emoji on Twitter and Bowie emoji with IOS. That pretty much covers all the bases.

But that's not all the fun internet-Metallica-content to be had today. Much like with Stranger Things, you can make your name (or a humorous word or phrase of your choosing) into a Metallica logo with their new logo generator, as we have done above. Have at it people.

Read our review of the new Metallica album.

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