James Alan Hetfield (born James Alan Hetfield; born August 3, 1963, Downey, California, USA) is a vocalist, rhythm guitarist and permanent leader of the American metal band Metallica. Since 2011, it has been 87th in the list of the greatest guitarists of all time according to Rolling Stone magazine.
The Christianity of his family and religiosity is often referred to as the root of James – the lyrics of the “tortured soul” in his poems and texts. He began to play music at the age of 9 with piano lessons, then tapped on the drums of his brother David and, finally, switched to the guitar.
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Hatfield also has a balalaika in his collection, which was specially made for him. Continue reading
Rock music (Eng. Rock music) – the generalized name of many areas of music. The word “rock” – rocking – in this case indicates the rhythmic sensations characteristic of these directions associated with a certain form of movement, by analogy with “roll”, “twist”, “swing”, “shake”, etc. Such signs rock music, such as the use of electric musical instruments, creative self-sufficiency (rock musicians are characterized by the performance of their own compositions) are secondary and often misleading. For this reason, the belonging of some styles of music to rock is disputed. Rock is also a special subcultural phenomenon; subcultures such as fashion, hippies, punks, metallers, goths are inextricably linked with certain genres of rock music. Continue reading