Skip to main content

Metallica and the Beatles Collide!

Although the Beatles certainly had some “heavy” moments (“Helter Skelter,” “Revolution” or “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” anyone?), they are certainly not considered a metal band. And on the other side of the coin, Metallica is not considered a pop band. But then along comes Beatallica, and the lines between both acts have been erased—as heard throughout their first official, fully authorized album, Sgt. Hetfield’s Motorbreath Pub Band. Comprised of members Jaymz Lennfield (vocals, guitar), Grg Hammettson (guitar), Kliff McBurtney (bass) and Ringo Larz (drums), Beatallica has been converting naysayers into believers for years by this point—having made fans throughout the world, and also with such renowned headbangers as Dream Theater’s Mike Portnoy and Anthrax’s Scott Ian.

Originally coming to the attention of headbangers everywhere with their initial internet phenomenon story, Beatallica has signed on with the Universal/Fontana distributed label Oglio Records, to release the fully authorized Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band on July 10. As evidenced by such song titles as "And Justice for All My Loving," "Leper Madonna" and "Ktulu (He's So Heavy)," the quartet's knack for combining both these music giants together remains as sharp as ever. Not just a studio creation, Beatallica has amassed a huge following—known as the Beatallibangers—throughout the world due to their fun, hard rocking live show, as they've played shows with such metal heavy weights as Motorhead, and have even headlined open-air festivals themselves. Further U.S. and Euro live dates beckon, as well as video clips for the single "Revol-ooh-tion" and "A Garage Dayz Nite."

Complete tracklisting for Sgt. Hetfield’s Motorbreath Pub Band:

  • 1. Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band
  • 2. Revol-ooh-tion
  • 3. Blackened the U.S.S.R.
  • 4. Sandman
  • 5. Helvester of Skelter
  • 6. A Garage Dayz Nite
  • 7. Anesthesia (I'm Only Sleeping)
  • 8. Leper Madonna
  • 9. Ktulu (He's So Heavy)
  • 10. For Horsemen
  • 11. Hey Dude
  • 12. Sgt. Hetfield's (Reprise)
  • 13. …And Justice for All My Loving



May 21 2007 Private Party Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 4 2007 Private Party Chicago, Illinois
Jun 22 2007 San Diego Co. Fair San Diego, CA
Jun 23 2007 San Diego Co. Fair San Diego, CA
Jun 24 2007 San Diego Co. Fair San Diego, CA
Jul 5 2007 Jigsaw Saloon, Cleveland OH
Jul 6 2007 RPMS, Pittsburgh PA
Jul 7 2007 B.B. King’s, New York NY


Apr 28 Knaak Berlin
Apr 29 Hirsch Nuernberg
Apr 30 Kings of Metal Festival Arnheim
May 2 Waerdse Tempel Heerhugowaard
May 3 Prime Club Koln (Cologne)
May 4 La Maroquinerie Paris
May 5 UNIversum Stuttgart
May 6 Szene Wien (Vienna)
May 8 Nachtleben Frankfurt
May 9 Matrix Bochum
May 10 Pottrock Scheinfeld
May 11 Tante Ju Dresden
May 12 Musikzentrum Hannover
May 13 Molotow Hamburg
May 16 Riders Cafe Lubeck
May 17 Underworld London/Camden
Jul 20 Earthshaker Festival Rieden
Jul 21 Stapelfelder Open Air Cloppenburg

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Since 1980, Guitar World has brought guitarists the best in-depth interviews with great players, along with exclusive lessons, informative gear reviews and insightful columns that help guitarists grow and excel on their instrument. Whether you want to learn the techniques employed by your guitar heroes, read about their latest projects or simply need to know which guitar is the right one to buy, Guitar World is your guide.