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Authentic James Hetfield Autograph Metallica signed memorabilia. Genuine signed memorabilia from Metallica frontman James Hetfield.
American musician James Alan Hetfield, who was born on August 3, 1963, is the lead singer. Rhythm guitarist autographs, co-founder, and chief songwriter of the heavy metal group Metallica. Though he is primarily recognised for his deft rhythm work, he occasionally handles lead guitar responsibilities and solos in both live and recorded settings. In response to an advertisement placed by drummer Lars Ulrich in the Los Angeles journal The Recycler, Hetfield co-founded Metallica in October 1981. Metallica has put out ten studio albums, three live albums. Four extended plays, and 24 singles in addition to winning nine Grammy Awards.
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Hetfield named No. 24 on Hit Parader’s list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time and No. 8 in Joel McIver’s book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists in 2009. Hetfield ranked second (after Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett). In Guitar World’s poll of the 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists and was ranked as the 19th greatest guitarist of all time. Ranked as the 87th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone.
Hetfield, the son of light opera singer Cynthia Bassett (née Nourse) and truck driver Virgil Lee Hetfield, was born on August 3, 1963 in Downey, California. He has Scottish, English, German, and Irish ancestry. A younger sister and two elder half-brothers from his mother’s first marriage. Hetfield was 13 years old when his parents separated in 1976. Being highly devout Christian Scientists, they vigorously opposed medicine and all other forms of medical care, and they remained devoted to their faith even as Cynthia battled cancer.
Many of Hetfield’s lyrics throughout his time with Metallica, influenced by his background. Most notably in the songs “Dyers Eve” and “The God That Failed” from…And Justice for All and Metallica, respectively. Hetfield was 16 years old when Cynthia passed away from cancer in 1979. Hetfield moved in with his older half-brother David after his mother passed away. Virgil passed away during Metallica’s Load tour in late 1996. Hetfield graduated from Brea Olinda High School in 1981 after spending his freshman and sophomore years at Downey High School.
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Hetfield started taking piano lessons when he was nine years old. Then switched to playing the drums for his half-brother David, then at the age of 14, he started playing guitar with Robert Okner. As a teenager, I played in a few bands, including Leather Charm and Obsession. Hetfield claims that Aerosmith was his primary musical influence growing up. And that they were the reason he wanted to learn how to play the guitar.
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