Metallica’s James Hetfield ‘Skeptical’ of Getting COVID Vaccine

It was difficult because of the delay in the sound, so we couldn't actually play together, but we would play to a click track and watch. It really is up to the safety of everyone — not just the fans, but the crew and us. And then we finally got together. There's only so much you can do on Zoom."According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. "Lars and I would get together, or [guitarist] Kirk [Hammett] and Lars, and we would get little bits of time here and there writing. They followed it with a live acoustic album and their second collab with the San Francisco Symphony, S&M2.Metallica's James Hetfield Appears on The Fierce Life podcast – March 19, 202115 Things Musicians Did to Help Us Survive 2020 Without Concerts
Source: Metallica’s James Hetfield ‘a Little Skeptical’ of Getting the COVID Vaccine
Filed Under: Coronavirus, james hetfield, MetallicaCategories: News … We got about, I don't know, over 10 songs going that way. But if it comes down to that, then I'll make a decision then. We got vaccinated to go to Africa, so it's not like I've never been vaccinated before. I'm not sure what that means in the future as far as vaccines." [via Blabbermouth]He continued, "I'm a little skeptical of getting the vaccine, but it seems to be rolling out and people are getting it and I've got lots of friends that have done it — I'm not totally sure about it. Philip TrappPublished: May 7, 2021Kevin Winter, Getty ImagesShare on FacebookShare on TwitterMetallica singer and guitarist James Hetfield has voiced hesitation about the COVID-19 vaccine. "It's not up to me. When asked when fans could expect Metallica's return to the live stage, the rocker got real about not knowing the answer, which led to the talk of vaccines and his feelings on the idea of a vaccine passport."I have no clue," Hetfield responded on a timetable for Metallica's concert comeback. But as a kid, I never got vaccinations 'cause of our religion [Christian Science]. In 2020, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed that the band was deep into "some pretty serious writing," which Hetfield's confirmed is for a new album.While still isolated from each other, Metallica began "experimenting with writing on [the video conferencing app] Zoom," Hetfield explained. But I hope it doesn't come to a point where you have to have that COVID stamp in your passport or something to go everywhere. But while the musician didn't say outright that he won't get one, he did admit to some skepticism regarding the available vaccines designed to help bring the coronavirus pandemic to an end.The Metallica member, also a gun and hunting enthusiast, tackled the issue during a conversation on The Fierce Life podcast, a show produced by gun manufacturer Fierce Firearms that focuses on hunting, shooting and all of the gear that goes along with it. So that was the only time I got one — when we were going on safari in Africa."Either way, being unable to traverse the globe on tour for a year and a half has only given Metallica more time to write. Metallica's most recent studio album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, came out in 2016.

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