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Metallica

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Los Angeles/San Francisco, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Thrash Metal (early); Hard Rock (mid); Heavy/Thrash Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Corruption, Death, Life, Internal struggles, Anger, War
Current label:
Blackened Recordings
Years active:
1981-present
On top is an old photo of the band from 1984. Left to right: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Cliff Burton.
Pictured below is the band nowadays. Left to right: Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Robert Trujillo.

Metallica was formed by Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield in the fall of 1981. Ulrich (who originally went to the US from Denmark to play tennis) had, during that ...
Current
Lars Ulrich Drums (1981-present)
James Hetfield Vocals (lead), Guitars (rhythm) (1981-present)
See also: ex-Leather Charm, ex-Obsession, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Spastik Children
Kirk Hammett Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1983-present)
See also: ex-Exodus, ex-Spastik Children
Robert Trujillo Bass, Vocals (backing) (2003-present)
See also: Infectious Grooves, Mass Mental, ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Black Label Society (live), ex-Fydolla Ho
Past
Ron McGovney Bass (1982)
See also: ex-Phantasm, ex-Leather Charm, ex-Obsession, ex-Phantom Lord
Cliff Burton Bass (1982-1986)
(R.I.P. 1986) See also: ex-Trauma, ex-Agents of Misfortune, ex-EZ-Street, ex-Spastik Children, ex-The Chickenfuckers
Dave Mustaine Guitars (lead) (1982-1983)
See also: Megadeth, ex-MD.45, ex-DeuxMonkey, ex-Red Lamb, ex-Fallen Angels, ex-Panic
Jason Newsted Bass (1987-2001)
See also: ex-IR8, ex-Newsted, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band, Would & Steal, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Voivod, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Papa Wheelie, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
Past (Live)
Jeff Warner Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Black 'n' Blue
Brad Parker Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Odin
Jason Newsted Bass (1986-1987)
See also: ex-IR8, ex-Newsted, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band, Would & Steal, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Voivod, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Papa Wheelie, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
John Marshall Guitars (rhythm) (1986, 1992)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Metal Church
Kenny Olson Guitars (rhythm) (2000)
See also: The Twisted Brown Trucker Band, ex-Kid Rock
Bob Rock Bass (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Paul Hyde and the Payolas, ex-Rock and Hyde, ex-Rockhead, ex-The Payola$
Flemming Larsen Drums (2004)
Dave Lombardo Drums (2004)
See also: Dead Cross, Fantômas, Mr. Bungle, Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Grip Inc., Beloved Ghouls, Misfits, Satanic Planet, ex-Melvins, ex-Slayer, ex-Testament, ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Philm, ex-Sabotage
Joey Jordison Drums (2004)
See also: Sinsaenum, ex-Modifidious, Vimic, ex-Ministry (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Anal Blast, ex-Hellpig, ex-Murderdolls, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Scar the Martyr, ex-Slipknot, ex-The Have Nots, ex-Body Pit (live), ex-KoЯn (live), ex-Rob Zombie (live)
Lars Ulrich Drums (1981-present)
James Hetfield Vocals (lead), Guitars (rhythm) (1981-present)
See also: ex-Leather Charm, ex-Obsession, ex-Phantom Lord, ex-Spastik Children
Kirk Hammett Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1983-present)
See also: ex-Exodus, ex-Spastik Children
Robert Trujillo Bass, Vocals (backing) (2003-present)
See also: Infectious Grooves, Mass Mental, ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Black Label Society (live), ex-Fydolla Ho
Ron McGovney Bass (1982)
See also: ex-Phantasm, ex-Leather Charm, ex-Obsession, ex-Phantom Lord
Cliff Burton Bass (1982-1986)
(R.I.P. 1986) See also: ex-Trauma, ex-Agents of Misfortune, ex-EZ-Street, ex-Spastik Children, ex-The Chickenfuckers
Dave Mustaine Guitars (lead) (1982-1983)
See also: Megadeth, ex-MD.45, ex-DeuxMonkey, ex-Red Lamb, ex-Fallen Angels, ex-Panic
Jason Newsted Bass (1987-2001)
See also: ex-IR8, ex-Newsted, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band, Would & Steal, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Voivod, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Papa Wheelie, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
Past
Jeff Warner Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Black 'n' Blue
Brad Parker Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Odin
Jason Newsted Bass (1986-1987)
See also: ex-IR8, ex-Newsted, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band, Would & Steal, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Voivod, ex-Dogz, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Papa Wheelie, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children
John Marshall Guitars (rhythm) (1986, 1992)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Metal Church
Kenny Olson Guitars (rhythm) (2000)
See also: The Twisted Brown Trucker Band, ex-Kid Rock
Bob Rock Bass (2002-2003)
See also: ex-Paul Hyde and the Payolas, ex-Rock and Hyde, ex-Rockhead, ex-The Payola$
Flemming Larsen Drums (2004)
Dave Lombardo Drums (2004)
See also: Dead Cross, Fantômas, Mr. Bungle, Suicidal Tendencies, ex-Grip Inc., Beloved Ghouls, Misfits, Satanic Planet, ex-Melvins, ex-Slayer, ex-Testament, ex-Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Philm, ex-Sabotage
Joey Jordison Drums (2004)
See also: Sinsaenum, ex-Modifidious, Vimic, ex-Ministry (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Anal Blast, ex-Hellpig, ex-Murderdolls, ex-Roadrunner United, ex-Scar the Martyr, ex-Slipknot, ex-The Have Nots, ex-Body Pit (live), ex-KoЯn (live), ex-Rob Zombie (live)
Added by: Blastbeats Modified by: Voice_Of_Steel
Added on: 2002-07-17 19:20:26 Last modified on: 2021-01-25 18:31:47