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James Hetfield Wanted to Sing Like Chris Isaak on Metallica’s Black Album

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Frazer Harrison / Raffi Kirdi, Getty Images

Many Metallica fans were surprised by the sonic overhaul the band gave itself for 1991's self-titled Black Album, but according to the record's producer, Bob Rock, in some ways, the end result only hinted at some surprising influences.

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Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield Announce 2015 Acoustic Benefit Show

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Larry Marano / Ian Gavan, Getty Images

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield have announced their second Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit show, which will take place on May 15 in San Francisco.

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James Hetfield Has Done ‘Extremely Shameful, Dark Stuff’

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James Hetfield is still dealing with his past.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Discusses Fear and Turning 50

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James Hetfield has triumphed over band turmoil, changing trends and even fire itself, but that doesn't mean he isn't afraid of anything.

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James Hetfield Looks Back on Metallica’s ‘Some Kind of Monster’: ‘I Learned a Lot About What I Don’t Like About Me’

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Did you squirm through Metallica's 'Some Kind of Monster' documentary?

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Dave Mustaine Wishes James Hetfield a Happy Birthday

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The former Metallica guitarist wished his ex-bandmate a happy 51st birthday.

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James Hetfield Criticizes Kiss and Scorpions For Continuing On After ‘Farewell’ Tours

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When Metallica is ready to retire, James Hetfield says he is against the idea of a 'Farewell' tour.

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Hear James Hetfield Narrate History Channel’s ‘The Hunt’

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The first episode of the Hetfield-narrated TV show is streaming on the History Channel's website.

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James Hetfield Hunting Doc Prompts Anti-Metallica Glastonbury Petition

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A group is trying to remove Metallica from their Glastonbury headlining slot because of James Hetfield's hunting TV series.

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James Hetfield To Narrate History Channel Series On Alaskan Bear Hunt

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Frazier Harrison, Getty Images

The TV show caps a busy period for Hetfield, even as Metallica works on a new album.

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