Metallica's James Hetfield to narrate new docuseries 'The Hunt'

Metallica's James Hetfield to narrate new docuseries 'The Hunt'

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 (UPI) --Metallica frontman James Hetfield will narrate new docuseries "The Hunt" on the History Channel.
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Detroit's Orion festival plagued by long lines; Metallica surprises

DETROIT, June 9 (UPI) -- The 2nd annual Orion Music and More festival launched its first year on Belle Island, Mich., with long ticket and shuttle lines and a surprise set by Metallica.

Metallica aids in search for suspect

NORFOLK, Va., June 13 (UPI) -- The rock band Metallica has released a public service video to aid in the search for the man suspected of killing Virginia Tech coed Morgan Harrington in 2009.

Metallica meets with Fla. cancer survivor

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- An 85-year-old cancer survivor says the heavy metal group Metallica met with her before a show in Tampa, Fla.
Metallica singer felled by food poisoning

Metallica singer felled by food poisoning

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 9 (UPI) -- Metallica lead singer James Hetfield was treated at Karolinksa Hospital in Stockholm for a suspected case of food poisoning, The Local said Monday.

Rocker's fence angers Calif. neighbors

TERRA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Marin County, Calif., neighbors of Metallica's James Hetfield say they're outraged over his move to erect a fence closing off a popular hiking trail.

Metallica singer detained at airport

LONDON, July 9 (UPI) -- James Hetfield, front man for heavy metal band Metallica, was detained at a British airport ahead of performing at the Live Earth concert because of his beard.

Metallica gets Bobble-head dolls

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Metalheads can now head bang along with their own tiki Metallica Bobble-heads.

Metallica documentary comes to DVD

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Metallica frontman James Hetfield still has a hard time viewing the documentary "Some Kind of Monster," just out on DVD.

Metallica frontman alive and well

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Metallica posted a message on its Web site reassuring fans frontman James Hetfield hadn't killed himself as some media reported last week.

Metallica film is 'monster'

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Veteran heavy metal band Metallica will bring its story to the big screen with "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," according to Billboard.

Mighty Metallica, happy at last

DETROIT, July 2 (UPI) -- Metallica's new album may be called "St. Anger," but these days happiness -- and relief -- are far more prevalent emotions running through the headbanging San F


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James Hetfield
American singer/guitarist James Hetfield performs with Metallica at the "Leeds Festival" in Leeds on August 22, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)

James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Metallica.

James Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963, in Downey, Los Angeles County, California. He is of English, German, and Irish descent.

Hetfield's father, Virgil (a truck driver who later left the family) and mother, Cynthia (a light opera singer) were strict adherents to Christian Science, and accordingly, much of James' young life revolved around Christian Science.

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