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Metallica’s James Hetfield Secretly Attends Mastodon Performance in Halloween Mask

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During Mastodon's set at the Portugal's Rock in Lisboa Festival last month, there was one crowd member who stuck out from the rest.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘I Only Have 846 Riffs’ Written for New Album

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As Metallica prepare for their Orion Music + More Festival and upcoming 3D concert film, the band is also busy working on a new album. One could say that Metallica have a ton of songs on the table, as frontman James Hetfield revealed that the band has collected 846 different riffs.

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Dave Mustaine Apologizes to James Hetfield for Megadeth / Metallica Supergroup Comments

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After Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently called Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine a 'big mouth' for publicly stating that he'd like to form a Metallica / Megadeth supergroup, Mustaine has now apologized to Hetfield, promising that he'll never speak of the subject again.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Calls Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine a ‘Big Mouth’

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Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has never been afraid to speak his mind, which has has gotten him in hot water quite a bit over the years, and several times recently. For years he feuded with his ex-bandmates in Metallica, but they recently patched things up.

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Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival to Feature Custom Car and Motorcycle Show

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Metallica's Orion Music + More Festival seems to keep getting more and more interesting as time slowly approaches the two-day event. Having recently added more metal acts such as Sepultura and Suicidal Tendencies to the bill, Metallica frontman James Hetfield stepped it up once again by announcing that there will be a car and motorcycle show at the festival.

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Dave Mustaine Reaffirms Desire To Play With James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich Again

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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has said some interesting stuff lately, such as supporting Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum only to rebuke that support, opposing gay marriage, telling women in Africa to "put a plug in it" regarding birth control, but now he has said something even more interesting. In a recent radio interview with Minneapolis radio station 93X, Mustaine spoke about the proposed supergroup with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich that he spoke about last year.

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James Hetfield – Biography

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

James Hetfield has been the face and voice of Metallica since the very beginning. When fans think of Metallica, it's impossible not to hear Hetfield's signature growl ring through their ears. He embodies all that is mighty Metallica.

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James Hetfield Officially Recognized as a Table

Hetfield Table

It's official. After much debate and analysis of the Lou Reed & Metallica single 'The View' from their 2011 collaborative album 'Lulu,' Wikipedia has broken the news that Metallica frontman James Hetfield is, in fact, a table.

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Lou Reed Moved Metallica’s James Hetfield + Kirk Hammett to Tears

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Much of the fan feedback on the single 'The View' by the Metallica and Lou Reed project has not been overwhelmingly positive. The jagged song, which lives on the 'Lulu' album due out on Nov. 1, combines Metallica's signature, face-melting metal bluster with Reed's gravelly, spoken word-style vocal delivery over top. But Metallica were able to pull off a seemingly disjointed collaboration such as this because, well, they're Metallica and they've earned it. But getting there wasn't totally easy, as Reed toppled the guitar titans known as Hammett and Hetfield in the studio.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Says ‘Lulu’ is ‘Not Party Rock,’ Talks Anniversary Shows

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MTV

Metallica frontman James Hetfield sat down with Jose Mangin of SiriusXM and Headbanger's Ball backstage before the historic Big Four show last month to talk about a host of 'Tallica topics. The subjects ranged from the show's soundcheck (he called the venue's sound "crispy and fat") to the future of Big Four Shows ("It's done what it needs to do for now") to 'Lulu,' the band's new album/project with Lou Reed, which he states is "not party rock." Hetfield also shared the intriguing back story on our gal Lu!

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