One of the most famous photographers in our community and also 200K followed social media influencer, Ross Halfin, posted a bunch of rare photos of Metallica members to reveal a never-told-before story about James Hetfield.

As his followers were curious about why he’s not posting anything new about Metallica for 5 days, Ross revealed an untold story of how James Hetfield decided to cut his long hairs and how did that frame become Ross’ latest long-haired picture ever.

Here is that special story of Papa Het:

“As it’s been at least five days since I last posted Metallica … Another old tour book that I found. For those of you who like heading South of the border a little ‘Tallica in Brazil 1989. This was the end of the Justice For All tour and I’ve never been so glad as I wouldn’t have to listen to that song for a while.

The picture of Hetfield and I was my last picture with long hair ever. After we took that he grabbed his shaver and I thought he was joking, but he took a chunk out of my hair. It looked so ridiculous I had to stand there and let him do the rest.

I remember coming back to England and my then-wife took one look at me and said: “How old are you, five? Just because you’re with them doesn’t mean you have to act like them”. Funny looking at all these old pictures, they would never carry on like this now. #rosshalfin #metallica #damagedjustice”

You can check out these golden worth frames right below.

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As it’s been at least five days since I last posted Metallica … Another old tour book that I found . For those of you who like heading South of the border a little ‘Tallica in Brazil 1989 . This was the end of the Justice For All tour and I’ve never been so glad as I wouldn’t have to listen to that song for a while . The picture of Hetfield and I was my last picture with long hair ever . After we took that he grabbed his shaver and I thought he was joking , but he took a chunk out of my hair . It looked so ridiculous I had to stand there and let him do the rest . I remember coming back to England and my then wife took one look at me and said “how old are you, five ? just because you’re with them doesn’t mean you have to act like them” . Funny looking at all these old pictures , they would never carry on like this now . #rosshalfin #metallica #damagedjustice

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