James Hetfield

James Hetfield of Metallica performing live on stage at Genting Arena in Birmingham, UK

Metallica’s James Hetfield Blazes Through Lightning Interview

Watch the Metallica frontman speed through questions we never knew we needed answers to.
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35 Years Ago: Metallica Brings Thrash To The Masses With 'Kill 'Em All'

It was a time when Metallica was going through a bit of a transition phase. Guitarist Dave Mustaine was out. Kirk Hammett was in. But before he left, Mustaine told James Hetfield not to use any more of his material. A request the band did not live up to. It's unknown whether they moved forward with...
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James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett Give Fans A Tour Of Metallica's HQ

Guitar string manufacturer Ernie Ball and Metallica teamed up to grant three fans the experience of a lifetime: a personal tour of Metallica HQ by James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett! They got to see all of the band's iconic artwork like the head of lady justice, Doris, the original Ride The Lightning...
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Mike McCready

MusiCares Honors Mike McCready

Last night was a night to remember at Seattle's Showbox as music's A-list gathered to play and honor Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, this year's recipient of the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from MusiCares.
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Hip-Hop Fans Listen To Metallica For The First Time And Get Hooked

Reaction videos are all the rage on YouTube. Ever since the Fine Brothers reacted an online franchise with their REACT channel, suddenly everyone is jumping on the bandwagon and recording reaction videos of themselves. A common reaction category is with music, and a trend within this sub-genre of...
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35 Years Ago: Metallica Fires Dave Mustaine

35 years ago two things happened that changed the direction of Metallica forever: Kirk Hammett was enlisted into the band (He thought it was an April Fool's joke!) Dave Mustaine was fired Mustaine was Metallica's lead guitarist since the beginning. It was just him, James Hetfield , Lars Ulrich and...
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Watch The Touching Story Behind The Guitar James Hetfield Had Made From Metallica's Old Garage

When you see James Hetfield's new guitar "Big Carl," at first glance you'll see a cool-looking guitar. But it turns out that there are multiple layers of history and memories artistically embedded into the instrument. Named after 3132 Carlson Boulevard, the garage where Metallica wrote both Master...
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See James Hetfield Make His Dramatic Acting Debut In Upcoming Ted Bundy Film

When James Hetfield is on stage, he's busy belting out Metallica's huge, headbanging hits. But now that it's been announced that he will be acting in his first dramatic role in an upcoming film about the infamous serial killer Ted Bundy, he'll leave the murdering to him. Posted to their Instagram,...
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Metallica’s James Hetfield

Metallica's James Hetfield Cast in Upcoming Ted Bundy Film, 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is making his dramatic acting debut, as he’s been added to the cast of the upcoming thriller Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile .
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Metallica's James Hetfield Voices A Heavy Metal Werewolf In "Skylanders" Video Game

James Hetfield 's deep, charming, gutteral voice is suited for three things: music, radio, and video games. Check the first two off as he's been doing both for decades. But the third is a fairly new outlet for Hetfield as he has confirmed to return voicing the role of "Wolfgang", the heavy metal...
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