Jason Newsted’s Childhood: Metallica Bassist’s First 72 Seasons
Raised on a farm, the bassist's life changed when a classmate introduced him to the music of Kiss.
Kirk Hammett’s Childhood: Metallica Guitarist’s First 72 Seasons
Future rock star found refuge from his traumatic upbringing in comics and music.
40 Years Ago: James Hetfield Plays First Metallica Show on Guitar
Band played at Lars Ulrich's Back Bay High School, set up on cafeteria stage typically used for plays.