Category Archives: James Hetfield

The lucky attendees at the 5th annual Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert that took place at the Fillmore in San Francisco on May 15th, got more than they possibly bargained for: the evening saw a reunion of Chickenfoot, the all-star band fronted by ex-Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar. Hagar opened the show with his own set,
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Luthiers everywhere, unite! Metallica’s James Hetfield has shared a story that combines the location where his band rehearsed in their early days, and how he used the wood from the garage in that home to build a new guitar. You can hear Hetfield talk about "Carl" in the video below. The address, 3132 Carlson Boulevard
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Right from the start of their career, Metallica stood out. In a crowded hard rock/metal field, Metallica were destined to be different. In a recent interview (March 23) at the Online Marketing Rockstars (OMR) festival, drummer Lars Ulrich spoke specifically about his band's ability to set themselves apart from others. When asked what his band
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The past year has been a boon for Metallica. But the satisfaction from sold-out concerts and high-number record sales might have to take a backseat to another major achievement: they have been announced as winners of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The honour, Sweden’s biggest music award, is presented annually to "celebrate music
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Production is already underway for Joe Berlinger's Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile, which stars Zac Efron as notorious serial killer Ted Bundy. Berlinger recently announced a rather shocking addition to the cast: Metallica's James Hetfield will be making his acting debut in the film as Bob Hayward, the Utah police officer who first arrested
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For some people, spreading good cheer comes easy at this time of the year – some people like Metallica frontman, James Hetfield. On December 20th, Hetfield and his daughter visited the Vail, Colorado fire and police departments to share the holiday spirit with firefighters and police officers. They delivered Starbucks gift cards courtesy of the band's
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