The brotherly love of Metallica was on full display during the band's recent concert in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. During the show, Hetfield began talking to the audience about the woman who gave birth at another Metallica concert in Brazil earlier this month. Perhaps that led... Read More.
Joice Figueiró has had an eventful week. After giving birth to a baby boy during a Metallica concert in Brazil last weekend, she got a phone call from James Hetfield. In an Instagram Story posted by Joice, which was shared by the Brazilian publication
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has teamed up with Ernie Ball to create his own line of signature guitar strings. Dubbed Papa Het's Hardwired Master Core, the strings come in a unique 11-50 gauge combo, which Ernie Ball calls "ideal for [Hetfield's] aggressive style and technique." "It's... Read More.
James Heftfield and Lars Ulrich feel they "weren't equipped" to handle bassist Jason Newsted leaving Metallica. Newsted, of course, exited the legendary metal outfit in 2001 in part to work on other projects. His departure was a sore spot for Hetfield and Ulrich, who felt... Read More.
Metallica is continuing to roll out content connected to "The Unforgiven" this week in the run-up to the release of the upcoming 30th anniversary box set celebrating the band's 1991 self-titled album, also known as The Black Album. Available to watch online now is a
For a second straight year, the Little Kids Rock Foundation will present its annual benefit show as a virtual event because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 event will take place on April 14, starting at 8 p.m. ET. Among the many artists and entertainers... Read More.
Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the national anthem before Monday night's NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. The pair called in virtually to play their shred-heavy, instrumental version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" alongside two... Read More.
Introducing Atheris hetfieldi: the most metal of all the snakes. The newly discovered species of the venomous African bush viper is named after Metallica frontman James Hetfield. The snake measures up to 52 cm long and inhabits the Bioko island in Equatorial Guinea Speaking... Read More.