Tag Archives: James Hetfield

Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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A conversation with John 5 on horror films, sobriety, and staying busy

Posted by on October 31, 2019

John 5 is one of the hardest and perhaps most loyal working musicians out there. Between his solo career with John 5 and the Creatures and his role with Rob Zombie, he’s still working with other artists. As we were lucky to see the guitarist perform this past spring, John 5 has returned for another […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich addresses James Hetfield’s rehab return

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Metallica postponed their Australian/New Zealand tour coincidentally on the 33rd anniversary of Cliff Burton’s death due to James Hetfield having to return to a rehab facility. Fans have been supportive ever since including artists such as Tony Iommi and Jamey Jasta. While everyone is eager to hear an update on Hetfield’s condition, drummer Lars Ulrich […]

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Tony Iommi and Lars Ulrich sends thoughtful message of support to James Hetfield

Posted by on October 2, 2019

It’s been a week of uncertainty as Metallica have been relatively quiet since they announced postponing their Australian and New Zealand tour due to James Hetfield re-entering treatment. We’re still shocked on this news. The group had an incredible performance roughly twenty days prior at their S&M2 concert, which we will soon see again in […]

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Kirk Hammett, Slipknot, Jamey Jasta, Randy Blythe & more comment on James Hetfield re-entering rehab

Posted by on September 30, 2019

On Friday night (27th), Metallica were forced to postpone their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour due to frontman James Hetfield having to “re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again.” The band made the announcement coincidentally on the 33rd anniversary of late bassist Cliff Burton’s death as fans have been worried on […]

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Metallica postpones Australia and New Zealand tour

Posted by on September 27, 2019

Just a few short weeks after Metallica performed the historic S&M2 concert at the Chase Center in San Francisco, these metal icons are forced to postpone their Australia and New Zealand tour. The trek was scheduled to kick off next month with Slipknot as their special guests. Drummer Lars Ulrich, guitarist Kirk Hammett, and bassist […]

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Metallica’s James Hetfield donates custom cars to Museum

Posted by on August 20, 2019

Metallica’s James Hetfield has donated his collection of ten custom cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum. Hagerty reports, the announcement was made during the museum’s annual press conference at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Hetfield was also named as a founding member of the museum, which is an honor reserved for its most generous donors. […]

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Watch Metallica’s James Hetfield rock out to Slayer in his car

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Photo – Wes Orshoski

We just discovered Slayer has something planned for this Fall. Coincidentally, Metallica’s James Hetfield was rocking out to Slayer’s “Angel Of Death” while driving in his car earlier last week. Does this mean a one off Big Four is in the works? Probably not but, we can only hope.


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“SLAYING makes me smile!” — JH 🤘🏻😁🤘🏻 #slayer #papahet #donttrythisathome

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Zac Efron says Metallica’s James Hetfield “nailed” his role in Ted Bundy movie

Posted by on May 2, 2019

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, the film about the infamous serial killer Ted Bundy (played by Zac Efron) will premiere on Netflix and in select theaters this Friday (3rd). While the movie circles around the perspective of his longtime girlfriend Liz Kloepfer (played by Lily Collins), it also marks Metallica’s James Hetfield’s acting debut […]

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James Hetfield’s acting debut in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ to premiere on Netflix next month

Posted by on April 3, 2019

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, the film based on serial killer Ted Bundy (played by Zac Efron) from the perspective of his girlfriend Liz Kloepfer (played by Lily Collins) who was ignorant and unaware of his violent crimes. While director Joe Berlinger has already released the chilling documentary series, Confessions with a Killer: The […]

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