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Metallica co-founder/singer/rhythm guitarist
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James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Metallica. James is of German, English and Irish descent. Hetfield identifies Aerosmith as having been his main musical influence as a child, and has said that they were the reason why he wanted to play guitar. Other bands and musicians such as Motörhead, UFO, ZZ Top, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Saxon, Diamond Head, Johnny Cash, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, The Who, Hank Williams Jr., Kiss, Rush, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Alice Cooper, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Judas Priest, Ted Nugent, AC/DC, Blue Öyster Cult, Venom, Led Zeppelin, and Thin Lizzy also had a major influence on his musical tastes.
When he is not writing, singing or playing, Hetfield engages in a variety of outdoor activities including hunting, skateboarding, snowboarding, water and jet-skiing; sketching, working in his garage customizing cars and motorcycles, watching his favorite football team the Oakland Raiders, and going to hot-rod shows. He also collects vintage guitars—particularly those from 1963—and enjoys working on classic automobiles. Among his favorites are a `74 Chevy Nova, which he helped restore, and "The Beast", an all-terrain four wheel drive Blazer. Aside from these pursuits, Hetfield says he is often happiest spending time with his wife Francesca and their three children: Cali (June 13, 1998), Castor (May 18, 2000), and Marcella (January 17, 2002). Hetfield married his wife Francesca Tomasi on August 17, 1997.
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Downey High School, Downey, California, Brea Olinda High School, Brea, California
www.metallica.com, www.metclub.com, www.metontour.com, www.myspace.com/metallica
Full Name at Birth
James Alan Hetfield
Skin on right arm (the skin still has an ither color because of his scars due to the pyroincident in 1992)
Deanna Hetfield Rockwell
Dennis (gave him a cart. "pls don't kill yourself in it. I could never live on")
Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo
The Good The Bad And The Ugly (1966), Pulp Fiction (1994)
Motörhead, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, AC/DC
Thin Lizzy, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Sabbath
Vanishing Point , Easy Rider 
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
Cali Hetfield (daughter), Castor Hetfield (son), Marcella Hetfield (daughter)
Sling Blade 
Tom Waits, Nick Cave
Meat & Potatoes
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James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, main songwriter, and lyricist for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield is mainly known for his intricate rhythm playing, but has also performed occasional lead guitar duties both in the studio and live.
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Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Main: Guitar, vocals Occasional: drums, piano, bass
Warner Bros., Elektra, Megaforce
Metallica, Spastik Children, Leather Charm
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Married||Francesca Hetfield and James Hetfield
have been married since 17th Aug 1997. |||
Who is he dating right now?
Francesca Hetfield and James Hetfield have been married for 19 years. They were dating for 5 years after getting together in 1992 and were married on 17th Aug 1997.
James Hetfield has been in relationships with Kristen (1988 - 1990), Leah Storkson (1984), Marlo Broaddus (1983) and Teresa Haynes.
He is rumoured to have hooked up with Alycen Rowse.
James Hetfield has 3 children, Cali Tee (18), Castor Virgil (16) and Marcella Francesca (14).
James Hetfield is a 53 year old American Musician. Born James Alan Hetfield on 3rd August, 1963 in Downey, California and educated at Downey High School, Downey, California, he is famous for Metallica co-founder/singer/rhythm guitarist in a career that spans 1978–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.
James Hetfield is a member of the following lists:
Musicians from Downey, California,
21st-century American singers and
20th-century American singers.
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