Metallica’s James Hetfield Announces First Public Appearance Since Entering Rehab


Metallica’s James Hetfield will make an appearance at the January 30 opening night celebration of Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. This will be Hetfield’s first public appearance since he re-entered rehab this past September.

From Petersen’s official site:

Join James Hetfield and the Petersen Automotive Museum as we unveil our newest exhibition, ‘Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection.’ For the first time, all 10 of James’ custom creations will be on display together in one rockin’ exhibition! Enjoy a fireside chat with James Hetfield and an auction with exclusive items as you sip on cocktails and enjoy the amazing new exhibition.

Upgrade to our VIP ticket to receive:

-Dedicated Food and Bar
-Exclusive lounge access
-Exclusive Swag

Items up for auction include two limited-edition guitars — a Snow White ESP Snakebyte and a Black Satin ESP Vulture. You can buy tickets to the event here. Metallica be playing multiple festivals this summer; get details and tickets here.

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