Metallica’s James Hetfield Announces New Coffee Table Book, Reclaimed Rust
As well as working on new Metallica music, James Hetfield has been busy lately putting together a snazzy-looking new coffee table book documenting the frontman’s “lifelong passion of restoring and customising classic cars into incredible pieces of art”.
Reclaimed Rust: The Four-Wheeled Creations of James Hetfield is due out on July 28 and is available to pre-order now, with limited-edition variants available to ’Tallica’s fan club Fifth Members here.
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“From the Skyscraper to the Aquarius, to the Black Pearl and beyond, the stunning photos are accompanied by insight from James as to how they were crafted, creating a diary of another phase of his life,” explains a description of the book on the band’s website, adding that James’ cars “are currently on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, which will be re-opening later this week”. So if you want a preview of what to expect, you know where to go…
Check out the cover of Reclaimed Rust below:
And watch James unboxing the book and talking through it:
Last week Metallica played a surprise hometown show at San Francisco’s 500-capacity club The Independent – their first proper live gig in 738 days!
Architects will be heading to some “places that we haven’t visited in many years” on next month’s intimate UK run…