In the early ’80s, heavy metal was in danger of becoming a spandex-sporting/hairspray-soaked/makeup-smeared parody, but bands like Metallica brought metal back to its original, straight-ahead approach. With most other metal singers posing for the camera and singing about sex,[......]
The art of Dirty Donny ushers in the thrashing James Hetfield Signature Pick Tin with five picks featuring unique images inspired by the axe-wielding Metallica madman and one pick modeled after the one he uses on tour. Gauge: .88MM
James Hetfield Signature Picks
Fresh off his awesome performance at The Big 4 Festival in Indio, Metallica frontman James Hetfield is scheduled to speak at Central Christian Church in Mesa on May 12. Hetfield will be part of a Q & A following a screening of Absent, a documentary directed by Gilbert filmmaker Justin Hunt, kno[......]
Jeff Hanneman, born January 31, 1964 in Oakland, California, is the co-founder and guitarist for American thrash metal band Slayer. Hanneman wrote the music for most of the band’s fan favorites, songs such as “South of Heaven”, “War Ensemble”, “Raining Blood”, “Angel of Death”, “Mandatory Suicide”,[......]
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has apologized to Metallica frontman James Hetfield for suggesting plans were being made for a Metallica-Megadeth supergroup.
In 2011 Mustaine had said he was hoping to record an album with his bassist Dave Ellefson alongside James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich from Metallica.[......]
Metallica may have started their downward slide back when the bandmates cut their heavy metal hair, but they apparently still have fans, and those fans are mad. NPR offers a list of 17 ways the band can continue its recent trend of disappointing, angering or otherwise failing its fan-base.
We recently met with the lead designer of “Guitar Hero: Metallica,” and he told us what Slayer track didn’t make the cut, why Cliff Burton isn’t in it, what it was like to mo-cap Robert Trujillo’s braids and more. *** I saw “Guitar Hero: Metallica” at a demo in New York earlier this month, and I jus[......]
The four members of Metallica realize a world of fans and haters will be watching closely when they release their next studio album. In a way they’re going back to basics, letting old music influence their new music. For his part, singer James Hetfield says that despite rehab and an artistic venture[......]
Over the course of his band’s two-hour set to close out the Big 4 show at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night, Metallica frontman James Hetfield repeatedly asked the assembled crowd of over 41,000 headbangers, “Can you feel it?”
He didn’t have to worry; the collective had no trouble feeling it. Or[......]