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Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield Names His Favorite Thrash Bands Outside the Big Four, Sends Loving Message to Cliff Burton

Metallica frontman James Hetfield spoke about his favorite non-Big Four thrash bands and what he’d say to Cliff Burton if possible.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

James Hetfield: Technical Issue During Metallica + Lady Gaga Grammy Performance Was ‘A Blessing’

Time heals all wounds as James Hetfield reflected on the microphone mishap during Metallica's Grammy performance with Lady Gaga, calling it 'a blessing.'

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Kevin Winter / Simone Joyner, Getty Images
Kevin Winter / Simone Joyner, Getty Images

Metallica’s James Hetfield Goes Shirtless to Honor Iggy Pop’s 70th Birthday

In celebration of Iggy Pop's 70th birthday, Metallica's James Hetfield taped a video tribute in which he goes shirtless.

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Raymond Ahner, Loudwire

Listen to Metallica’s James Hetfield Narrate Trailer for ‘Addicted to Porn’ Documentary

You can hear the first piece of James Hetfield’s narration in a newly released trailer for 'Addicted to Porn.'

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Metallica’s James Hetfield Not Interested in Collaborating With Lady Gaga Again

While Lars' Ulrich expressed a desire to work with Lady Gaga again in the future, Metallica's James Hetfield holds the opposing stance.

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Metallica.com

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich on Relationship With James Hetfield: It’s the Best It’s Been, It’s Called Growing Up

Metallica survived the making of 'St. Anger' and now drummer Lars Ulrich claims his relationship with frontman James Hetfield is 'the best it’s been.'

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Dave Grohl to Sub in for James Hetfield at 4th Annual ‘Acoustic-4-a-Cure’ Benefit

Dave Grohl will serve as the co-headliner for the 4th Annual 'Acoustic-4-a-Cure' benefit after James Hetfield had other touring obligations.

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine: No One Else Touches Me, James Hetfield, Malcolm Young + Rudolf Schenker on Rhythm Guitar

Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine named his top four rhythm guitarists in a recent interview.

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Raymond Ahner, Loudwire
Raymond Ahner, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘Escape’ Was Never Intended to Appear on ‘Ride the Lightning’

If Metallica had their way, 'Ride the Lightning' would have been one track shorter as 'Escape' was not originally intended to be on the album.

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Raymond Ahner, Loudwire
Raymond Ahner, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield on Chinese Censorship: Hopefully One Day They’ll Realize We’re Not a Political Threat

During Metallica's trip to China, the band was forbidden from playing select songs, but James Hetfield is optimistic things will change in the future.

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