Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metallica says its frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab, and also the band is canceling its forthcoming tour in Australia and New Sjaelland
Three of the serious metal band’s members announce an announcement on Twitter Friday asserting the choice and apologizing to fans. The statement by percussionist Lars Ulrich, guitar player church building Dashiell Hammett and player Rob Trujillo says anyone United Nations agency purchased tickets for the remaining show dates can receive automatic refunds.
The band had been regular to play 5 Australian cities from Gregorian calendar month. 17-29, followed by four shows in New island.
The statement says Hetfield has struggled with addiction for years and has re-entered a treatment program. The statement did not elaborate, however the band’s members same they appreciate fans’ understanding and support of the 56-year-old Metallica co-founder.