Latest James Hetfield News


Acting Debut: James Hetfield Trades Metal For Murderers In Ted Bundy Film

If you needed another reason to watch the forthcoming Ted Bundy biopic 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile', filmmakers have just announced that James Hetfield of Metallica will be making his acting debut in the...

Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Joins Ted Bundy Biopic

James Hetfield has joined the cast of the Ted Bundy biopic 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile'.The 54-year-old Metallica frontman will take on his first dramatic role as Officer Bob Hayward, the Utah highway patrol...

Metallica's Late Bassist Honoured With Cliff Burton Day

Metallica's late bassist Cliff Burton has been honoured with his very own 'Cliff Burton Day' in his hometown of Castro Valley, California.The musician was just 24 years old when he died in a tour bus...

James Hetfield 'Wasn't 100 Per Cent' Into Metallica's Load And Reload

James Hetfield wasn't ''100 per cent on with'' Metallica's music from 1996 to 1997. The heavy metal group's frontman - who co-founded the band with drummer Lars Ulrich in 1981 - has admitted he wasn't...

Metallica Break O2 Arena Record

Metallica have broken the attendance record at The O2 arena in London.The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers performed to 22,211 fans at the venue in the UK capital on Tuesday night (24.10.17), beating the previous record...

James Hetfield Recovers Quickly From Tumble At Amsterdam Gig

Metallica's James Hetfield took a tumble on stage at the band's show in Amsterdam on Monday night (04.09.17).The 'Seek & Destroy' rocker narrowly avoided a serious injury after stepping backwards into a hole in the...

Metallica To Reissue Master Of Puppets

Metallica are re-releasing their third studio album 'Master Of Puppets' on November 10.The reissue of the classic 1986 metal record will feature unreleased material including demos, rough mixes, videos and live tracks, including a new...

Lars Ulrich Promises Beats 1 Show Will Bring Them Closer To Fans

Metallica's Lars Ulrich says his Beats 1 radio show will bring them closer to their fans.The 53-year-old drummer has promised they'll reconnect with their supporters through the forthcoming pre-recorded episodes of the Apple Music show,...

Metallica Slam Kendall And Kylie Jenner's T-shirt Line

Metallica's James Hetfield has slammed Kendall and Kylie Jenner's T-shirt line as ''disrespectful''. The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' sisters recently launched a controversial clothing range, which saw their portraits superimposed over the faces of...

James Hetfield Makes Dig At Kirk Hammett

Metallica's James Hetfield has taken aim at bandmate Kirk Hammett for his work on 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct'. The heavy metal band's frontman has hinted he has some doubts over the lead guitarist's ''claims'' that he...

Metallica Fans Left Fuming Over High Ticket Prices

Tickets for the heavy metal band's upcoming gigs went on sale on Friday morning (24Mar17), with the London and Birmingham dates set for October (17), selling out in under 10 minutes. The band,...

Metallica Bringing World Tour To London For Two Nights

Metallica will bring the European leg of their world tour to London's The O2 for two nights this October.The 'Enter Sandman' rockers are currently on tour in support of their LP, 'Hardwired ... To Self...

Metallica Want To Perform On The Moon

Robert Trujillo wants Metallica to perform on the moon.The 'Nothing Else Matters' group's bassist - who is joined by James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich in the heavy metal band - wants to play...

Metallica's James Hetfield Was 'Livid' After Grammys Performance

The rockers took to the stage with Lady Gaga at the annual ceremony on Sunday (12Feb17) for a rendition of Moth Into Flame, though James was forced to share the mic with the popstar as...

James Hetfield 'Livid' Over Grammy Awards

Metallica's James Hetfield was ''livid'' after his Grammy Awards performance mishap. The 53-year-old rocker's vocals were completely inaudible in Los Angeles' Staples Center on Sunday (12.02.17) during the group's duet with Lady Gaga because his...

Lars Ulrich: 'Lady Gaga Could Become Metallica's Fifth Member'

The onstage collaboration was far from perfect, with Metallica frontman James Hetfield suffering sound issues onstage during the performance of Moth Into Flame, but bandmates Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, and Lars Ulrich were...

Metallica's James Hetfield In Guitar-throwing Rage After Sound Problems Affect Grammys Performance

The rock band hit the stage alongside the Poker Face singer for one of the most highly-anticipated performances at the Staples Center during the awards ceremony. However, their rendition of Moth Into Flame was marred...

Lady Gaga's Metallica Duet Plotted At Bradley Cooper's Party

Lady Gaga's Metallica Grammys duet came about after she got chatting to Lars Ulrich at Bradley Cooper's house party.The 30-year-old pop superstar is gearing up to perform with the heavy metal band at this year's...

Metallica's James Hetfield On Vocal Rest

Metallica's James Hetfield is on vocal rest.The heavy metal group were forced to cancel their show at Copenhagen in Denmark on Sunday (05.02.17) due to the 53-year-old rocker suffering with his throat.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers...

Metallica Postpones Gig Due To Illness

The Enter Sandman stars were booked to perform four shows at the city's Royal Arena, kicking off the mini-residency on Friday night (03Feb17), when Hetfield pressed on through the set despite confessing to...

James Hetfield Signs On To Narrate Porn Documentary

The heavy rock icon impressed writer-director Justin Hunt when the filmmaker interviewed him for his award-winning documentary Absent, and asked Hetfield to front Addicted To Porn: Chasing The Cardboard Butterfly. The film...

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Is A Huge Fan Of Rihanna

Metallica's Lars Ulrich is a huge fan of ''next level'' Rihanna. The 'Nothing Else Matters' hitmaker admits that he is not familiar with many pop musicians, but through his children - Bryce, nine, Layne, 15,...

Kirk Hammett 'Excited' About Tour

Kirk Hammett is ''very excited'' about Metallica's full North America tour.The 54-year-old guitarist is due to head off on an extensive run of dates with his bandmates - James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Robert Trujillo...

Metallica's James Hetfield Moved By Lost Soul Amy Winehouse

Metallica frontman James Hetfield was inspired to write a song about Amy Winehouse after being affected by the ''misconnection with reality'' that was apparent in the documentary 'Amy'.The 53-year-old rocker was both fascinated and horrified...

Phil Campbell Haunted By Lemmy Kilmister

Former Motorhead guitarist Phil Campbell feels haunted by the late Lemmy Kilmister.The iconic frontman passed away almost a year ago on December 28, 2015 after suffering from inoperable prostate cancer as well as congestive heart...

Metallica Throw Away Unwanted Guitar Riffs

Metallica threw away any unwanted guitar riffs after making their current album 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct'.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers will have to start from scratch when they start working on their next album as frontman James...

Metallica Booked To Tour For Two Years

Metallica plan on touring for at least the next two years.The legendary metal band dropped their first record in eight years, 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct', last week (November 18) and frontman James Hetfield, 53, says they...

James Hetfield: Adele 'Blows My Mind'

Metallica's James Hetfield says Adele ''blows his mind''.The 'Nothing Else Matters' hitmaker has gushed about the 'Hello' singer's ''unbelievable'' live shows and praised her ''candour and coolness'' up on stage.He told BBC Radio 6 Music:...

Metallica's Album Was Inspired By Amy Winehouse's Death

Amy Winehouse's tragic death inspired Metallica's new album. The heavy metal band's LP 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' - their first studio release in eight years - is set to drop on Friday (18.11.16) and features...

James Hetfield: Lemmy Should Be In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

James Hetfield says it's about time Lemmy was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Metallica frontman - who was entered in 2009 with bandmates Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo -...

James Hetfield

James Hetfield Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Quotes RSS
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.