James Alan Hetfield (born August 3rd, 1963) is an American thrash metal musician from California, best-known for being the rhythm guitarist, vocalist, and co-founder of Metallica in 1981. He has also been there ever since. He is of English, German, Scottish, and Northern Irish descent. His favorite hobbies outside of music include hunting, fishing, and motorcycling. He is also a conservative, patriot, and supporter of Donald Trump and Mike Pence. He also supports various great charities.