On this day, One of the most legendary Metal musicians from the most popular Thrash Metal Band Metallica’s James Hetfield turns 55 Today.

An extraordinary American musician, singer, and Lyricist famous for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American thrash and heavy metal band Metallica. James is also famous as a thrash metal front man. Hetfield bought nine Grammy award for Metallica and walk out ten studio albums, three live albums, four extended plays and 24 singles. According to Joel Mclver’s book, Hetfield is placed at no. 8 among The 100 great metal Guitarist and ranked at no. 24 by Hit Parader on their list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalist of All Time as well as Rolling Stones placed James on the 87th of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

Hetfield got married to his wife Francesca Tomasi, on August 17, 1997, and they have 3 kids: Cali, Castor, and Marcella.

James was highly influenced by British metal band Diamond head, Hetfield has been the victim of a pyrotechnics accident during the song “Fade to Black”, in which a pyrotechnic charge reacted and Hetfield’s guitar saved him from the full force of the blast. Even after so many troubles and ups and down he is still on the road, providing a strong wave of music to the whole world, we hope that you will seek and destroy too in future and all the best for your upcoming tours. Each and every member of the metal family loves you.

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Happy birthday James Hetfield!!!