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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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James Hetfield Talks Next Metallica Album and Orion Music + More Festival

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James Hetfield gives an update on the status of the next Metallica album and reveals what fans can expect from their first ever Orion Music + More Festival, which takes place this weekend (June 23 - 24) in Atlantic City, N.J.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Secretly Attends Mastodon Performance in Halloween Mask

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During Mastodon's set at the Portugal's Rock in Lisboa Festival last month, there was one crowd member who stuck out from the rest.

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Ozzy Osbourne, James Hetfield, Dave Grohl + More Nominated in First Ever Big Daddy Awards

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On the Line, a national prostate cancer awareness campaign, has announced the nominees for their first ever Big Daddy Awards. Several rockers made the list, including Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica's James Hetfield and lead Foo Fighter frontman Dave Grohl.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘I Only Have 846 Riffs’ Written for New Album

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As Metallica prepare for their Orion Music + More Festival and upcoming 3D concert film, the band is also busy working on a new album. One could say that Metallica have a ton of songs on the table, as frontman James Hetfield revealed that the band has collected 846 different riffs.

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