Contact Us

Watch James Hetfield Perform an Adele Song With His Daughter

Subscribe to Ultimate Classic Rock on

James Hetfield‘s oldest daughter Cali joined him on stage at the second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert, but it wasn’t to reimagine your favorite Metallica song. Watch, instead, as they collaborate on a touching version of Adele‘s “Crazy for You” in the above video.

Other special guests for this year’s Acoustic-4-A-Cure, co-hosted by Sammy Hagar and Hetfield, included Joe Satriani and Chad Smith — both members of Chickenfoot with Hagar — as well as Jerry Cantrell, Linda Perry and Pat Monahan of Train, among others.

Perry and Satriani joined together for a take on Led Zeppelin‘s “Communication Breakdown.” She also sang a cover Jefferson Airpline‘s “Somebody to Love” with Hagar. Cantrell, of Alice in Chains fame, joined Hetfield for a mournful new take on Blue Oyster Cult‘s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” attached below.

Watch Jerry Cantrell join James Hetfield for ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’

Subscribe to Ultimate Classic Rock on

The Acoustic-4-A-Cure, held Friday (May 15) at the Masonic in San Francisco, benefits the Pediatric Cancer Program at the University of California at San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital. Hagar has credited Neil Young‘s long-running Bridge School benefit series with inspiring him to launch his own charity concert.

Hagar actually brought Cali out to the stage, jokingly giving her a final shove toward the microphone. “Say hi to my beautiful daughter,” Hetfield said, before beginning a well-received collaboration with the 16 year old.

Oh, and Hetfield clearly knows the words. Trust us, that tends to happen with Adele’s music when you have daughters.

See Sammy Hagar and Other Rockers in the Top 100 Albums of the ’90s

Pro Wrestlers Who Look Like Metallica

Subscribe to Ultimate Classic Rock on

Next: Top 10 Sammy Hagar Songs of the '70s

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Ultimate Classic Rock

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!