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Looking Back on Metallica at a Moment of Crisis

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Looking Back on Metallica at a Moment of Crisis

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Looking Back on Metallica at a Moment of Crisis

Looking Back on Metallica at a Moment of Crisis

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Guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield founded the popular metal band Metallica. Hetfield co-writes many of the band's songs, a force on the heavy metal scene since the 1980s.

In 2004, the movie Metallica: Some Kind of Monster captured the band at a time of crisis, when their bass player quit and the group hired a "therapist and performance-enhancement coach" to help them sort things out. Also, Hetfield entered rehab during the filming.

This interview originally aired on November 9, 2004.