James Hetfield

James Hetfield

Watch Officer Hetfield in action

30 years ago he was executed in the electric chair, and a movie of his life and crimes is coming soon. Check out the trailer for "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" below, and keep your eyes out for James Hetfield from Metallica. Papa Het plays Officer Bob Hayward, the Utah highway patrol...
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18 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Quits Metallica

On January 17th, 2001, Jason Newsted walked away from one of the biggest musical acts on the planet. After original bassist Cliff Burton was killed in a bus accident on December 27th, 1986, Newsted was brought on to take over the bass duties. Since his joining, a part of him always felt like the...
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James Hetfield's Acting Debut to Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival

Metallica's James Hetfield will be breaking into his first dramatic acting role in the upcoming Ted Bundy biopic Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile , starring Zac Efron. The film will be making its debut at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26th, 2019. A #special #day on #set of our...
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Metallica Accussed of Stealing "One" from Dark Angel's "Darkness Descends"

For decades, Led Zeppelin was tied to allegations of stealing guitar riffs from "Taurus" from Spirit and putting them in "Stairway to Heaven." It went so far that they ended up taking it to court where Led Zeppelin was found "not guilty" of copyright infringement. Now Metallica is the latest band...
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13 Rockers That Have Appeared on The 'Joe Rogan Experience'

It's been reported that most people trust to get their news from listening to the Joe Rogan Experience than from regular, mainstream news outlets. Whether it's because of the wide variety of guests he brings in, the candid one-on-one conversations, or the deep dives he takes into our minds, people...
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32 Years Ago: Metallica's Cliff Burton Dies In Tragic Bus Crash

As Metallica skyrocketed to stardom in the '80s, prematurly losing one of its key members dealt the metal band an enormous blow many thought they would be unable to recover from. With albums like Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets already massive successes, James Hetfield , Lars...
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Maroon 5 Are Playing The Halftime Show and People Are Pissed It's Not Metallica

Every year when the NFL announces who will be headlining the halftime show, rock and metal fans have accepted the fact that Metallica probably will not be the organization's top choice. But it doesn't hurt to hope. Even James Hetfield is aware of the fact that because they're not "pop" and "sparkly...
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Nickelback's Metallica Cover Is So Good The Internet Is Mad For Enjoying It

Nickelback is that one band everybody just likes to pick on. They've been on the receiving end of many jokes for years and years. However, video of their cover of Metallica's "Sad Bad True" has been circling its way around the internet and they have rendered the trolls speechless. Check out...
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30 Years Ago: Metallica Releases '...And Justice For All'

With three consecutive knockout albums in a row (Kill 'Em All, Ride The Lightning, Master of Puppets), Metallica was banging on all cylinders. They expanded the realm of thrash metal and ascended to new heights with songs like "Fade to Black", "The Call of Ktulu", and the instrumental "Orion." On...
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27 Years Ago, Metallica Unleashes "The Black Album"

Although technically it was titled Metallica , today (August 12, 2018) marks the 27th anniversary of the game-changing "Black Album" by Metallica. While they spend their first seven years trying to be heavier, faster and louder than anybody else, after the release of And Justice For All in 1988,...
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