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Metallica’s James Hetfield Names His Favorite Thrash Bands Outside the Big Four, Sends Loving Message to Cliff Burton

Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently sat down with Little Punk People for an interview right before taking the stage May 14 at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. Along with a bunch of other topics, Hetfield spoke with Elliot Fullam about his favorite non-Big Four thrash bands and what he’d say to Cliff Burton if possible.

Metallica’s stadium show in New Jersey went off over the weekend and we were there to grab come close-up photos of the giant metal celebration. Before the show, Hetfield was asked what’s one thing he could change in the world if he could. Of course, Metallica’s frontman would bring late bassist Cliff Burton back. “Maybe I could fix Cliff Burton and have him come back,” Hetfield said.
As for what he’d say to Cliff if he knew the bassist was listening, Hetfield responded, “He hears me, I know he does. What I’d say is, ‘I miss you, man. I miss you, brother.’ He’s dearly missed by a lot of people. He was an insane character.”
As for non-Big Four thrash bands, Hetfield picks Exodus and Testament as two of the essentials and even went further back to the punk-inspired age. “Punk rock was kind of the beginning of it for me. Motorhead — kind of thrashy but rock and roll. I loved G.B.H., or still do, and I love Discharge a lot. That’s kind of really cool thrash music to me.”

Metallica are trudging on touring North America with Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat and Gojira opening up on different occasions. Click here to check out the full tour routing.

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Alter Bridge vs. Volbeat – Cage Match

Vote for either Alter Bridge’s ’My Champion’ or Volbeat’s ’Black Rose’ in this Loudwire Cage Match.

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Lacuna Coil Unveil Cinematic Detective Tale for ’You Love Me ’Cause I Hate You’ Video

Watch the members of Lacuna Coil partake in a cinematic detective story in their new video for ’You Love Me ’Cause I Hate You.’

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Mushroomhead Involved in Bus Crash Outside of Houston

Mushroomhead witnessed the dangers of the road as their bus was involved in a crash with two other vehicles over the weekend.

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Royal Blood Announce UK And European Arena Tour

Royal Blood have announced a huge UK and European tour.

With the release of the duo’s highly-anticipated second album, How Did We Get So Dark?, imminent, the band have now confirmed a massive 17-date run of shows in October and November, including a stop at London’s Alexandra Palace. Grab your tickets from the Kerrang! Ticket Store at 9am on May 26!

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