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James Hetfield Reflects on the 30th Anniversary of Cliff Burton’s Death: ‘He’s Here in Spirit’

During the days leading up to the 30th anniversary of founding Metallica bassist Cliff Burton's tragic death, frontman James Hetfield shared his perspective on that loss.

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James Hetfield Talks Metallica Owning Their Label and Masters: ‘We Can Put Our Music Out Our Way’

Metallica gained control over their masters in 2012, launching their Blackened Recordings imprint after buying their back catalog from longtime label Elektra.

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30 Years Ago: James Hetfield Breaks His Wrist, So Metallica Add Another Guitar Player

When Metallica embarked on their Damage, Inc. tour in the spring of 1986, they'd lined up some of the biggest dates of their career to that point.

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Is James Hetfield Appearing on Heart’s New Album?

An unconfirmed report says James Hetfield will be on Heart's new album, 'Beautiful Broken.'

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Watch James Hetfield Deliver an Acoustic Performance of Metallica’s ‘Motorbreath’

James Hetfield showed up to perform at the annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit in San Francisco last night, giving an old Metallica number a whole new sound in the bargain.

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35 Years Ago: James Hetfield Meets Lars Ulrich

Pinpointing any band’s precise day of inception is often impossible, even a band as well documented as Metallica.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield + Robert Trujillo Detail Record Store Memories

Metallica's James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo share their early record store memories in two separate videos.

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James Hetfield Quits Metallica to Join the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Shocking news! James Hetfield has quit Metallica to join alternative rock group the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield to Play 2016 ‘Acoustic-4-A-Cure’ Concert

For the third year in a row, Sammy Hagar and Metallica's James Hetfield will turn out and tune down for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

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What It Might Sound Like If Vince Neil, James Hetfield and David Lee Roth Auditioned for AC/DC

While we wait for official word on who we'll hear next behind the mic for AC/DC, how about passing the time with a few impressions imagining the audition process to take over for Brian Johnson?

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Paul McCartney vs. James Hetfield: March Mullet Madness

Beatles legend Paul McCartney and Metallica frontman James Hetfield have advanced to the elite eight in our highly contested March Mullet Madness battle.

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15 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Quits Metallica

The bassist left Metallica when James Hetfield had issues with his side project, Echobrain.

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