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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Offers Update on New Album + 3D Film

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Though Metallica are working toward a new album, the band is taking time out to play some of the world's top festivals, including their current run as part of Australia's traveling Soundwave Festival.

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James Hetfield on Metallica: ‘There’s No Reason for Us To Stop’

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Metallica recently performed at Australia's Soundwave Festival, and during the Sydney stop, frontman  sat down with Channel V for a video interview (watch below).

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett + James Hetfield Hang With Vans Pros Nathan Fletcher + Steve Caballero

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As part of the cross-promotion for the new Metallica-created shoe line with Vans, each of the band's members have been meeting with some of Vans-backed sports athletes for new video features.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield + Robert Trujillo Are Characters in New ‘Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3′ Pack

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Metallica frontman James Hetfield and bassist Robert Trujillo are appearing as characters in 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 HD Revert Pack' as part of new downloadable content for the game.

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Dave Grohl, James Hetfield + Axl Rose Among Richest Rock Vocalists

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Being the frontman of a rock band can provide you with plenty of opportunities, including financial ones. Some rockers have benefitted more than others over the years, and Celebrity Net Worth has compiled a list of the richest rock singers, with Dave Grohl, James Hetfield, and Axl Rose among those doing well.

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James Hetfield vs. Lemmy Kilmister – President of Heavy Metal Election, Quarterfinals

James Hetfield vs. Lemmy Kilmister

First up in the quarterfinal round of the President of Heavy Metal election is Metallica frontman James Hetfield vs. Motorhead metal god Lemmy Kilmister. Hetfield captured victory over Ministry's Al Jourgensen in Round 1, knocking the industrial legend off the map. With perhaps the most rabid following of any metal band, James Hetfield has the support to win it all, but will his followers show up at the polls?

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James Hetfield vs. Al Jourgensen – President of Heavy Metal Election, Round 1

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Metallica frontman James Hetfield is arguably the President of the 'Big 4' of thrash, but does he deserve to be the President of Heavy Metal? Hetfield has some pretty incredible statistics on his side, having sold over 100 million albums worldwide in the 30-plus years he's stood center-stage with Metallica.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Gets Silly-Stringed and Pied for Birthday Celebration

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Metallica had a great time recently in Mexico City, and nowhere is that more evident than in the latest video the band has posted online from their adventures south of the border.

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Favorite Metallica Single – Readers Poll

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We at Loudwire would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to James Hetfield today (Aug. 3). The Metallica frontman has spent a total of 49 years on this Earth, with 31 of them having been a member of Metallica.

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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Unveils Limited Edition Sunglasses

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Rock 'n' roll and fashion are forever linked. Most self-respecting rockers sport t-shirts (or at least patches!) with their favorite band logos. Some even wear band tattoos, which are an accessory of the more permanent sort. Musicians often do the same. Now, Metallica frontman James Hetfield, who has always boasted an evolving yet infinitely cool look, which has settled into a rockabilly style at this point in his career, is taking it a step further, by partnering with Sutro Eyewear to craft a limited edition pair of shades.

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