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Who is Metallica
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Metallica is undoubtedly the most famous Heavy Metal band in the world.
Metallica was founded in 1981/82 by Lars Ulrich (the drummer) together with James Hetfield. Lars
is still the most outspoken member of the band.
Initially the band included Lloyd Grant on lead guitar and
Ron McGovney on Bass guitar. Ron was soon replaced by
Burton, who unfortunately died in a bus crash in 1986. The other Metallica members survived the crash.
Another popular early member of Metallica,
Dave Mustaine (1982/83),
has reportedly been forced out of the band because of a serious drinking
Current band members
- Lars Ulrich
- Lars Ulrich is the drummer of the band and the original founder.
- James Hetfield
- James Hetfield was originally the rythm guitarist and vocalist
of Metallica, but took over as Bass guitarist after the untimely
death of Cliff Burton.
- Kirk Hammet
- Kirk joined Metallica in 1984, and is by many considered to
be the best Heavy Metal guitarist in the world.
- Robert Trujillo
- The new bass guitarist of Metallica.
Other Ex band members
- Jason Newsted
- Jason has now left Metallica and we are waiting to hear on his
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