Metallica’s lead singer is quite the car nut.
Rock star James Hetfield is a big time gear head. He has an impressive collection of customized classic cars in a massive, decked-out garagethat will make anyone drool. Thanks to Petersen Automotive Museum we get a view of his cars, garage crammed with automobilia, and even the man doing some tinkering on camera.
According to Hetfield, customizing cars and making music have a lot of similarities. Both allow a person to express themselves creatively. That individual expression is then put out where others can appreciate it.
You’ll also see in this video Hetfield has a lot of awards from car shows, including a dizzying number of honors from Goodguys. That alone should prove the musician isn’t just a casual car owner.
As is the case for many car nuts, Hetfield said