James Hetfield, the founder member, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist of the most symbolic metal band of all time “Metallica” has taken a moment to talk about the instrument that has accompanied him from a very young age and for which he has been recognized on many occasions: a guitar.
In an interview, James has revealed everything about the best guitars and which ones have become his favorites and why, and he has also revealed “Carl’s” secret.
Boys Things: He changed his guitar to the microphone
From a very young age he had the musical spark within him and his desire to be a singer and guitarist materialized years later, however that young boy had asked his mother to buy him a cheap guitar he had seen for sale, it was like that as he got his first SG Gibson however in a short time he changed it for the microphone, since this dream was about being a guitarist.
Back to the guitar dream, James reveals who influenced his preferences
His dream was always to enjoy the company of a White Flying V, symbolic guitar of great famous bands like Judas Priest, The Scorpions, among others.
Once Metallica made it to a certain point in their careers, he was able to obtain his long-awaited White Flying V, which would accompany him to various presentations, definitely the greatest Rock bands have a White Flying V as one of their members, and in this James would not have been wrong.