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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Enters Rehab

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Heavy metal legends Metallica has announced that they have been forced to cancel their upcoming shows in Australia and New Zealand, due to frontman James Hetfield checking himself into rehab for an unspecified addiction. A message from the band reads as follows:

"We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must postpone our upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand.

"As most of you probably know, our brother James has been struggling with addiction on and off for many years. He has now, unfortunately, had to re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again.

"We fully intend to make our way to your part of the world as soon as health and schedule permit. We’ll let you know as soon as we can. Once again, we are devastated that we have inconvenienced so many of you, especially our most loyal fans who travel great distances to experience our shows. We appreciate your understanding and support for James and, as always, thank you for being a part of our Metallica family.

"All tickets purchased to the shows in Australia and New Zealand, including Enhanced Experiences and Black Tickets, will be fully refunded. More details on how to obtain your refund are below."

Hetfield's previous struggles with alcohol were documented in the 2004 movie, "Some Kind Of Monster," which chronicled the events leading up to and including the recording of the album, "St. Anger."

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1. Nicko Ellis writes:

Hope James get well soon!

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2. Bolt_Thrower writes:

What a douche.

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3. Bolt_Thrower writes:

See The Four Horsemen instead. Much better band.

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4. NYVET writes:

Wow. Thought he was clean. Man, sure wish I had all t'at money...I'd do more than blow it on smack.

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