Metallica's James Hetfield Rocks Out to Slayer in the Car

The frontman gets into it while behind the wheel

July 1, 2019

There’s no rivalry here. James Hetfield of Metallica was fueled by another member of the “Big Four” of 80’s thrash metal when he got behind the wheel recently.

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Hetfield posted a video on Metallica’s Instagram that shows him rocking out to Slayer’s “Angel of Death” on the road. The frontman manages to keep his vehicle under control while the music takes off.

“SLAYING makes me smile!” Hetfield wrote.

“SLAYING makes me smile!” — JH ---------- #slayer #papahet #donttrythisathome

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Metallica is on a mini-break during the European leg of their Worldwired tour. They’ll take the stage again this weekend in Germany. The only U.S. dates left on their 2019 schedule are in September in their hometown Bay Area.