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James Hetfield

James Hetfield

Real/full name:
James Alan Hetfield
Age:
51 (born Aug 3rd, 1963)
Place of origin:
United States (Downey, California)
Gender:
Male

Biography

James Hetfield is one of the founding members of Metallica, and one of the only 2 remaining members of the original line up (The other member being Lars Ulrich).

Hetfield has cited Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Motörhead, Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent, The Beatles, and Deep Purple as musical influences. However, Aerosmith is the band he identifies as having been the main musical influence on ...

Trivia

James was addicted to alcohol and was saved in 2002 after he went to rehab.

James Hetfield has been known to skateboard and has had numerous accidents. Because of this, his management company Q Prime added a clause in his contract saying he is not allowed to skateboard while Metallica is on tour.

Metallica

Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (1981-present)

1982 No Life 'til Leather (Demo) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1983 Kill 'Em All Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-10), Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1983 Whiplash (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1984 Jump in the Fire (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1984 Ride the Lightning Vocals (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
1984 Creeping Death (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1986 Master of Puppets Guitars (lead) (tracks 2, 7), Vocals, Lyrics, Guitars (rhythm), Songwriting (tracks 1-8)
1986 Master of Puppets (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1987 The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Re-Revisited (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1987 Cliff 'Em All! (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1988 ...and Justice for All Vocals, Guitars (rhythm, acoustic), Lyrics
1988 Harvester of Sorrow (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1988 Eye of the Beholder (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1989 One (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1989 2 of One (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1991 Enter Sandman (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1991 Metallica Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead on "Nothing Else Matters")
1991 The Unforgiven (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Nothing Else Matters (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1992 Live at Wembley Stadium (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1992 For Those About to Rock - Monsters in Moscow (Split video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Wherever I May Roam (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1993 Sad but True (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1993 Live Shit: Binge and Purge (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1994 One (live) (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Until It Sleeps (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Until It Sleeps (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Load Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Hero of the Day (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Mama Said (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 King Nothing (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 The Memory Remains (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 ReLoad Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Live in London - Antipodean Tour Edition (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 The Unforgiven II (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Fuel (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Turn the Page (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Garage Inc. Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Cunning Stunts (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Whiskey in the Jar (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Die Die My Darling (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Nothing Else Matters (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 S&M (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 S&M (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2000 No Leaf Clover (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2000 I Disappear (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2001 Classic Albums: Metallica (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2003 St. Anger Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2003 St. Anger (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Frantic (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2004 The Unnamed Feeling (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2004 Some Kind of Monster (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2006 The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2007 Live Earth (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 The Day That Never Comes (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 My Apocalypse (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 Cyanide (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 The Judas Kiss (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 Death Magnetic Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 All Nightmare Long (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Broken, Beat & Scarred (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Français Pour une Nuit (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2009 Orgullo, Pasión y Gloria - Tres Noches en la Ciudad de México (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2010 Frantic / Paranoid (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2010 Six Feet Down Under (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2010 The Big 4: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria (Split video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2010 Six Feet Down Under Part II (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2010 Live at Grimey's (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2011 The View (Single) Guitars, Vocals (secondary)
2011 Lulu Guitars, Vocals
2012 Beyond Magnetic (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2012 The First 30 Years (Single) Vocals (lead), Guitars (rhythm), Songwriting (track 2)
2012 Quebec Magnetic (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2013 Through the Never (Music from the Motion Picture) (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2014 One (Awards Show Rehearsal Version) (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2014 Lords of Summer (First Pass Version) (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
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Leather Charm

Vocals (1981)

Obsession

Guitars (1980)

Phantom Lord

Guitars, Vocals (1980-1981)

Spastik Children

Drums, Vocals

Corrosion of Conformity

1996 3 from Wiseblood (Single) Vocals (backing)
1996 King of the Rotten (Single) Vocals (backing)
1996 Drowning in a Daydream (Single) Vocals (backing)
1996 Pighead Shaped Picture Disc (Single) Vocals (backing)
1996 Wiseblood Vocals (backing)

Danzig

1988 Danzig Vocals (backing) (on tracks 1, 7)

Jim Martin

1997 Milk and Blood Vocals (backing)

Metallica

1988 One (Single) Mixing (on "Seek and Destroy")
1989 One (Single) Mixing (on tracks 2 & 3)
1991 Enter Sandman (Single) Recording (on track 3)
1991 Enter Sandman (Single) Recording (on track 4)
1991 Enter Sandman (Single) Producer
1991 Metallica Producer
1991 The Unforgiven (Single) Producer
1992 Nothing Else Matters (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1992 Wherever I May Roam (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1993 Sad but True (Single) Producer (Tracks 1, 2)
1993 Live Shit: Binge and Purge (Live album) Producer
1994 One (live) (Single) Producer (on track 3)
1996 Until It Sleeps (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1996 Load Producer
1996 Hero of the Day (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1996 Mama Said (Single) Producer (Tracks 1 & 4)
1997 King Nothing (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1997 The Memory Remains (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1997 ReLoad Producer
1998 The Unforgiven II (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1998 Fuel (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1998 Turn the Page (Single) Producer (Track 1)
1998 Garage Inc. Producer
1999 Nothing Else Matters (Single) Producer, Engineering
1999 S&M (Live album) Producer
1999 S&M (Video) Producer
2000 No Leaf Clover (Single) Producer
2009 The Metallica Collection (Boxed set) Producer
2009 Français Pour une Nuit (Video) Producer
2009 Orgullo, Pasión y Gloria - Tres Noches en la Ciudad de México (Video) Producer
2011 The View (Single) Producer
2011 Lulu Producer
2012 Beyond Magnetic (EP) Music, Lyrics
2014 Lords of Summer (First Pass Version) (Single) Producer
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Piranha

1988 Big Fucking Teeth (Demo) Producer
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