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James Hetfield of Metallica

Metallica's James Hetfield Delivers Christmas Gifts To Police & Fire Departments

Metallica’s James Hetfield helped spread Christmas cheer to police and firefighters in his Colorado town. First responders in Vail received Starbucks gift cards courtesy of Metallica’s All Within My Hands charitable foundation, and they were hand-delivered by the band’s frontman. The organization...
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After Losing 500 Riff Ideas, Metallica's Kirk Hammett Saved Over 500 New Ones

Before they came out with their tenth studio album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct , there was a possibility that it could have sounded much different. That was until guitarist Kirk Hammett lost one of his most treasured possessions... his iPhone. Hammett reportedly saved hundreds of riff ideas to...
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Metallica's James Hetfield Takes A Tumble During Amsterdam Concert

James Hetfield appears to be developing a history of onstage mishaps. In 1992, he infamously stepped into one of the pyrotechnics onstage, leaving him with many burns over his body. Then during their September 4th show in Amsterdam, Hetfield takes a tumble off the stage while in the middle of...
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Metallica Releases Behind-The-Scenes Grammy Rehearsal Footage With Lady Gaga

At this point, everyone is well aware of the mishap that happened at the 2017 Grammy Awards when Metallica shared the stage with Lady Gaga in their live rendition of "Moth Into Flame." Long story short: James Hetfield's microphone wasn't plugged in, muting his vocalsfor the first half of the song,...
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James Hetfield of Metallica during performance in Prague, May 7, 2012

WATCH: Hit the Studio with Metallica for the Making of "Atlas, Rise!"

Ever wonder what it’s like to hit the studio with your favorite band?
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Watch James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett Play The National Anthem For Annual "Metallica Night" At AT&T Stadium

Hailing from the Bay area, the guys from Metallica have remained diehard SF Giants fans through and through. Which is why every year, they celebrate "Metallica Night" at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco, CA by taking to the field and playing the National Anthem. Decked out and surrounded in SF...
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Watch Metallica Cover Van Halen's "Runnin' With The Devil" At The Pasadena Rose Bowl

As soon as Metallica 's Robert Trujillo dropped the intro bass line to Van Halen 's "Runnin' With The Devil," everyone at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA knew they were in for a treat as the metal gods paid tribute to the '70s rock icons in their hometown. And who knew that James Hetfield could hit...
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James Hetfield Blasts Kardashians For 'Disrespectful' T-Shirt Line

In June 2017, the Kardashian family recieved much criticism from music fans across the board after Kendall and Kylie Jenner superimposed images of themselves over misappropriated iconic album art from legendary musicians like Ozzy Osbourne , The Doors , Pink Floyd and Notorious B.I.G. onto t-shirts...
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Drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica performs at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival held in New City's Central Park in New York

WATCH: Metallica's Lars Ulrich Gets Replaced by a Little Girl

At a recent gig in Detroit, Metallica unveiled their fifth band member: Kendalynn. The young girl kicked drummer Lars Ulrich off his seat and sat in front of the Comerica Park audience like a boss.
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25 Years Ago: Guns N' Roses & Metallica Began Their Disastrous Tour

When Nirvana chose not to tour with Metallica and Guns N' Roses , they would have made one of the smartest decisions in the band's career. Because on July 17th, 1992, Faith No More took Nirvana's opening spot, only to realize that that was a big mistake. Because the tour was cursed with Murphy's...
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