LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 14: (L to R) Musicians Robert Trujillo, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett, of Metallica, perform at The Silverlake Conservatory of Music Benefit at the Wiltern Theater on May 14, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Funko is an American company that manufactures band licensed pop culture collectible figures. Founded in 1998, the company recently has exploded in popularity with not just rock collectibles but movie icons and more, from Betty Boop, Captain Crunch to Star Wars.

Last year, I ordered the limited edition Eddie Van Halen figure. It’s really cool as it captures Eddie mid-air with his trademark “Jump” move. The company is coming up on its 25th anniversary and is showing no signs of slowing down. Now they are teaming up with Walmart for a line of live concert-themed figures- Metallica’s Live Master of Puppets 1986 tour and Kiss’ “Alive II” Tour 1978 and AC/DC in concert. They retail around $49.88. Watch your adult kid blow his mind if they get one just in time for Christmas. That’s a small hint for me if anyone is paying attention.

Funko announce new Metallica Master Of Puppets Pop Vinyls, as well as new and exclusive 'live' AC/DC and Kiss figures - NewsBreak

You can now buy Funko figures of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and the late Cliff Burton as a Master Of Puppets four-pack, inspired by...

Born in Mt Clemens, Screamin has been rockin' the Riff airwaves for 25 years. When he's not out rockin' the streets, you can find him in his rock room, where he collects jukeboxes and classic pinball machines. Screamin also has his very own Rock cover band called " Chit" playing all over the Metro Detroit Music scene