9 Things You Need To Know About
James Hetfield (Metallica)
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James Hetfield was born on 3 August, 1963, in California, U.S. His real name is James Alan Hetfield.
James is the lead vocalist, guitarist, primary songwriter, & co-founder of the heavy metal band Metallica.
He is also considered as one of the greatest heavy metal rhythm guitar players of all time.
In 1981, at the age of 18, James Hetfield co-founded Metallica with Lars Ulrich.
Before co-founding Metallica, James was in a few other bands, like Obsession & Leather Charm.
He started taking piano lessons at the age of 9 and he learned to play the guitar at 14.
During his career, James Hetfield has not released any solo albums or toured as a solo artist.
He won 9 Grammy Awards & 2 American Music Awards as a member of Metallica.
James Hetfield is also the second richest member of Metallica. His net worth is around $300 million.
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