Metallica's James Hetfield Duets With Heart on "Beautiful Broken"

(Image credit: Kevin Winter (Hetfield), Larry Marano (Heart)/Getty Images)
  • Heart have unveiled the lyric video for "Beautiful Broken," the title track from their new album, which is set for release July 8 via Concord Records.
  • "Beautiful Broken" is especially noteworthy, though, because it features a rare guest appearance from Metallica's James Hetfield.
  • Though Hetfield mostly sticks to vocal harmonies on the track, he does poke his head out at one point on the brief, hard-rocking to take lead vocal duties from Wilson.
  • You can listen to the track below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.