Metallica’s lead vocalist James Hetfield enters rehab; Their Upcoming Tours Have Been cancelled; The Band Apologizes to their fans via Twitter

The Heavy Metal Band ‘Metallica’ is postponing its tour in Australia and New Zealand. Reportedly, Metallica’s lead vocalist, James Hetfield has been admitted to rehab.

On early Saturday morning, the band announced the news with an array of tweets. They apologized to their fans for not being not able to come to the upcoming tours. Their tour was supposed to begin from the 17th of October at Optus Stadium, Australia and end on 2nd November at Mt Smart Stadium, New Zealand.

Band members, Lars Kirk and Rob tweeted that their friend James Hetfield is suffering from addiction on and off. They told that James has re-entered rehab for this reason. They also assured their fans that they will again organize their tour as soon as his health permits.

They also tweeted that the tickets of the shows would automatically get refunded. The three band members have also shown gratitude to their fans. They told that they are thankful to them for their immense support and understanding.

James Hetfield’s struggle with addiction has been portrayed in the 2004 documentary named ‘Some Kind of Monster’. Metallica was formed in 1981, and it is known for hits like ‘Enter Sandman’ ‘Master of Puppets’ and ‘One’. We hope that James Hetfield recovers with his addiction soon and the band plans their tour once again.