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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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Raphael Dias, Getty Images

James Hetfield Knows Why Metallica Haven’t Performed at the Super Bowl

Many of the biggest musical acts in the world have performed during the Super Bowl halftime show. Metallica aren't on the list.

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Raphael Dias, Getty Images

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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Krasner/Trebitz, Getty Images / Metallica

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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YouTube

Listen to James Hetfield Play on Heart’s New Song, ‘Beautiful Broken’

Here's your chance to check out James Hetfield's collaboration with Heart on the title track for the forthcoming
'Beautiful Broken.'

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Kevin Winter / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

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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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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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Watch James Hetfield Open the Deluxe ‘Kill ‘Em All’ Metallica Reissue

James Hetfield has a copy of the new deluxe reissue of Metallica's classic Kill 'Em All album, and you don't — but at least he's willing to let you watch him open the box.

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Larry Marano / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

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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