was a band that that started out in the garage of one of the
members when they were in high school. The band went through many changes and
tragedies and found solutions for them and somehow remained playing. They
started in 1980 as one of the first, if not the first Black/Metal band. Their
popularity decreased in 1987 and form there they went on to become really
popular later on.


Metallica started playing in 1980 and are still a band to this day.
They have gone through many changes over the years. The original members of the
band were James Hetfeild, Lars Ulrich, Dave McGovney, and Dave Mustain.
Hetfeild was the rhythm guitarist and singer. Lars is a very ...

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went to Downey East Middle School where he started playing in the
auditorium on the stage with friends. Three years later his mother died of
cancer. There was a song written in memory of her memory titled "The God that
Failed." Then he moved to L.A. where he met the band. Lars knew Kirk but he
already had enough guitars in the band. Eventually Dave Mustain was kicked out
of the band because he disagreed with everyone. McGovney followed with him.
Kirk was already playing with a band called Exodus but quit to join Metallica.
And the band acquired bassist Cliff Burton to join.

Cliff was in the group when they made their oldest album called Kill em'
All. But died in a bus accident on tour. The band was shook up and didn't play
in concert for years. Not only did the death of Cliff startle them, but they
also had to acquire a new bass player. Jason Newstead was chosen of many other
people who tried out for the band. Those people included Les Claypool of the
band ...

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