Back in the day joining a band's fan club meant a periodic newsletter and maybe a t-shirt and some stickers. Today the cost of joining official heavy metal band fan clubs is higher, but so are the benefits. Online benefits include private message boards, email addresses and exclusive audio and video content. Offline benefits include presale ticket access, free or discounted merchandise and maybe an old fashioned printed newsletter. Following are a list of official heavy metal band fan clubs, including their cost along with a list of online and offline benefits you'll receive for joining the club.