James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Kerry King and more to feature in new Flying V documentary

Singer and guitarist James Hetfield of the heavy metal quartet Metallica performs onstage in circa 1985.
(Image credit: Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

A new DVD release, Flying V, will tell the story of the iconic electric guitar model through interviews with a slew of metal artists who have helped to make the V famous, including Metallica’s James Hetfield, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Slayer’s Kerry King and Michael Schenker.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.