James Hetfield

James Hetfield

James Hetfield

James Hetfield

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Microphones

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Shure UR4D Wireless Receiver

Shure UR4D Wireless Receiver

The rack mounted Shure UR4D Wireless Receiver is pictured in the source of Ja... more

Shure Super 55 Dynamic Microphone

Shure Super 55 Dynamic Microphone

James has been seen using Shure Super 55 with a black color and a red grill. more

Shure Super 55 Limited Edition

Shure Super 55 Limited Edition

Thumbnail of the video and throughout. He's been using the Limited Edition fo... more

Shure SM7B Vocal Dynamic Microphone

Shure SM7B Vocal Dynamic Microphone

This picture shows James Hetfield preparing to lay down a track in the studio... more

Guitars

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ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature "Iron Cross" Electric Guitar

ESP LTD James Hetfield Signature "Iron Cross" Ele...

In this Guitar Center video, Metallica's James Hetfield discusses how he beca... more

ESP LTD James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar Snow White

ESP LTD James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar ...

In this Instagram photo posted by ESP Guitars, Metallica's James Hetfield can... more

ESP James Hetfield Truckster Electric Guitar Distressed Satin Black

ESP James Hetfield Truckster Electric Guitar Dist...

In this photo, James Hetfield is playing his signature ESP James Hetfield Tru... more

Trussart Metal Explorer

Trussart Metal Explorer

In this source picture, James Hetfield is using the Trussart Metal Explorer e... more

Amplifiers

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Mesa/Boogie Triaxis Guitar Preamp

Mesa/Boogie Triaxis Guitar Preamp

From a November 2011 article found on mesaboogie.com: "The core of the pre... more

Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head Amp

Diezel VH4 100W Tube Guitar Head Amp

On Metallica's [website](http://www.metallica.com/band/band-bio-gear.asp), it... more

Mesa/Boogie Triple Rectifier 150-Watt Tube Head

Mesa/Boogie Triple Rectifier 150-Watt Tube Head

The official Metallica website has a list of equipment used by each band memb... more

Roland Jazz Chorus-120

Roland Jazz Chorus-120

The Roland JC120 has been a main part of James's clean sound since before the... more

Effects Pedals

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Line 6 DM4 Distortion Modeler

Line 6 DM4 Distortion Modeler

This image of Hetfield's rig is from a November 2011 article found on mesaboo... more

Pro Co RAT Distortion Pedal

Pro Co RAT Distortion Pedal

Used on “Kill ’em All” in combination with a modified Marshall. more

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

Used on “Ride the Lightning” as a replacement for the ProCo Rat which was sto... more

Needs Review MXR M107 Phase 100

MXR M107 Phase 100

This pedal can be seen in his touring rig, presumably from the official rig r... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Needs Review Peterson Strobosoft VST Strobe Tuner

Peterson Strobosoft VST Strobe Tuner

At 11:05 in the video, James' guitar tech mentions that he uses the Peterson ... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Needs Review Clavia Nord Electro 2 73-Key Keyboard

Clavia Nord Electro 2 73-Key Keyboard

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Instruments

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Live Setup Accessories

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Needs Review Matrix GT1000FX-2U Power Amplifier

Matrix GT1000FX-2U Power Amplifier

In this video, James' and Kirk's guitar rigs are shown to consist of a Matrix... more

Studio Monitors

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Needs Review Sennheiser SR 2050 In-Ear Monitoring System

Sennheiser SR 2050 In-Ear Monitoring System

Listed on http://www.metallica.com/band/band-bio-gear.asp more

Needs Review Meyer Sound MILO 120S High-Power Expanded Coverage Curvilinear Array Loudspeaker

Meyer Sound MILO 120S High-Power Expanded Coverag...

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Strings

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Ernie Ball Power Slinky Strings

Ernie Ball Power Slinky Strings

James Hetfield uses 0.11 gauge Power Slinky strings according to this Ernie B... more

Ernie Ball 2242 Power Slinky RPS 11 Electric Guitar Strings

Ernie Ball 2242 Power Slinky RPS 11 Electric Guit...

Listed on the Official Metallica website. more

Studio Equipment

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TC Electronic G-Major Guitar Effects Processor

TC Electronic G-Major Guitar Effects Processor

As recalled in the source article, this item is used by James Hetfield for mo... more

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

Voodoo Lab Ground Control Pro MIDI Foot Controller

At 3:45 in this gear run of Hetfield's equipment, the ground control is shown... more

TC Electronic G-Major II Guitar Effects Processor

TC Electronic G-Major II Guitar Effects Processor

At the 00:40 minutes You Look the TC Electronic G-Major II Guitar Effects Pro... more

Music Accessories

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James Hetfield custom Jim Dunlop Black Fang Plectrums

James Hetfield custom Jim Dunlop Black Fang Plect...

In the provided picture it shows James Hetfield using his custom Jim Dunlop B... more

EMG JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set

EMG JH James Hetfield Humbucker Set

In this video we're shown James' [signature Iron Cross Electric Guitar](https... more

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks 0.88mm

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks 0.88mm

In this Dunlop advertisement, James Hetfield references using the Tortex .88m... more

Needs Improvement Dunlop PH112 James Hetfield Blackfang Signature Picks

Dunlop PH112 James Hetfield Blackfang Signature P...

Listed on the official Metallica website. more

Headphones

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Needs Improvement Ultimate Ears Custom In-Ear Monitors

Ultimate Ears Custom In-Ear Monitors

Listed on http://www.metallica.com/band/band-bio-gear.asp more

Needs Review Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Headphones

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Monitor Head...

James Hetfield used AT M50x while recording the album 'Hardwired...To Self-De... more

Needs Review Sony MDR-7506 Professional Headphones

Sony MDR-7506 Professional Headphones

In this photo James Hetfield can be seen using Sony MDR-7506 headphones. more

Other Gear

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