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Raymond Ahner, Loudwire
Raymond Ahner, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield Speaks on Current State of Country: ‘We Don’t Give A S— About the Differences … All Are Welcome’

Hear Hetfield's recent comments on the Charlottesville upheaval and more.

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Johnny Perilla, Loudwire
Johnny Perilla, Loudwire

James Hetfield Explains What He Admires About His Metallica Bandmates

In a new interview, the Metallica frontman spoke about the positive qualities of his bandmates.

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Category: Metal, News Tags: ,
Raymond Ahner, Loudwire
Raymond Ahner, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield Unsure Why Kirk Hammett’s Riffs on Lost Phone Weren’t on Computer, Air Drums to Ghost

James Hetfield explains Metallica's writing process amidst Kirk Hammett's lost phone and, on a day off, caught Iron Maiden and Ghost.

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Johnny Perilla, Loudwire
Johnny Perilla, Loudwire

James Hetfield: Metallica Don’t Pick Supporting Acts Based on Who Is ‘Hot Right Now’

Rather than just packaging together metal's hottest bands, Metallica's James Hetfield explains the band has a different way of selecting their opening acts.

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Category: Metal, News Tags: ,
Amy Harris for Loudwire
Amy Harris for Loudwire

James Hetfield: Metallica Can Still ‘Fall Apart at Any Moment … But We Don’t Want That’

An inside look into Metallica's current 'Worldwired' tour offers some interesting aspects about the legendary metal band.

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Category: Metal, News, Rock Tags: ,
Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire
Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire

Metallica’s James Hetfield on Chris Cornell’s Death: It Makes You Hug Those Around You

Metallica frontman James Hetfield offered his thoughts on the death of Chris Cornell, expressing there's darknesses we all face.

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Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire
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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Category: Metal, News Tags: ,
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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Click through the gallery to see our exclusive photos of Metallica and Iggy Pop in Mexico City.
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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