One of my students is playing “Sad But True” by Metallica at the upcoming Coffee Shop Jam, and he’s made an unfortunate choice for a vocalist: Me.
I’ve been singing along with Metallica videos to try to get this John Denver voice to rock a little harder, and I came across this excellent Fresh Air interview with Metallica’s lead singer and rhythm guitarist, James Hetfield.
I love it when Terry Gross, Fresh Air’s geeky librarian-like interviewer, has grizzled rock stars as guests. This episode is a new favorite.
If the kid starts singing like Hetfield, I know an agent…