Artisan designed and built hot rods & customs showcase METALLICA’S JAMES HATFIELD: RECLAIMED RUST eclectic collection of bespoke, head-turning wheels. Best known as a co-founder, songwriter, singer, and guitarist for heavy metal band Metallica, James Hetfield has also gained recognition in the automotive world for his unique collection of entirely bespoke vehicles. While the vast majority of collectors acquire vehicles by purchasing pre-existing examples, Hetfield elected instead to build h...Read More
JAMES HETFIELD ROCKS THE PETERSEN
Metallica co-founder, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter James Hetfield Rocks The Petersen with 10 of his favorite customs. The Petersen Automotive Museum debuted a new exhibit - Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection - on February 1, 2020 which features 10 custom vehicles donated from the rock star’s personal collection. Located in the Bruce Meyer Family Gallery, the show celebrates Hetfield’s creativity as a world-renowned artist through his handcrafted custom cars and unique photos....Read More
SANTA BARBARA: STREETS OF PARADISE!
The 2019 State Street Nationals was all about great cars, puddles and panache, blogs CGC correspondent Jim Palam. It was raining as I motored south on Hwy 101, heading to Santa Barbara and the State Street Nationals Car Show. Promoters had promised over 300 cars this year, the 20th since California car guys starting showing their hot rods, classics, sports and exotics on this famed central artery of the city they call Paradise. I parked at the North end of the 10 block State Street strip design...Read More