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Metallica lead singer James Hetfield donated this 1953 Buick Skylark, dubbed Skyscraper, along with nine other custom cars, to the Petersen Automotive Museum

Metallica’s James Hetfield Donates Custom Cars to Petersen Automotive Museum


James Hetfield, lead singer of rock band Metallica, recently donated 10 custom-built cars to the Petersen Automotive Museum in California.

Included in the list of cars donated to the museum are:

  • Voodoo Priest, a 1937 Lincoln Zephyr
  • Slow Burn, a 1936 Auburn roadster
  • Aquarius, a 1934 Packard
  • Iron Fist, a 1936 Ford
  • Str8edge, a 1956 Ford F-100
  • Black Pearl, a 1948 Jaguar Mk 4
  • Skyscraper, a 1953 Buick Skylark
  • Crimson Ghost, a 1937 Ford
  • A 1961 Lincoln Continental

The exhibit featuring Hetfield’s cars will go on display in February 2020.

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