John Bush: I will always be so flattered that I was asked to join Metallica

JOHN BUSH: 'I will always be so flattered that I was asked to join METALLICA'

former anthrax and current armored saint singer John Bush, who was offered the opportunity to join Metallica in the early ’80s, but he refused, and talked about his decision in a new interview with Waste Some Time With Jason Green. He said (as he wrote it BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I’ve been talking about this for many years now. I will always feel completely satisfied with the fact that I have been asked to join Metallica Back in the early eighties. It was never meant to be my destiny, that’s what I always say. No other singer should have been a singer Metallica Other James Hetfield. It was meant to be, and that’s kind of the way I see it. Like I say, I’m always flattered that I’ve always been connected to that band’s history – it’s a huge feather in my hat, so to speak – but at the end of the day, it wasn’t my destiny to be a singer Metallica. I had a different fate in the store.”

to push Also talk about joining Metallica Onstage on December 7, 2011 for the second of four intimate performances at Fillmore in San Francisco as part of the week-long celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary as a fan-only band. “Yeah, that was pretty cool,” he said. “It was a great experience. We did it at Fillmore in San Francisco. It was the 30th anniversary that showed that Metallica He did, which was really cool. They had all these different guests coming with them on stage at the time – all of them from Ozzy [Osbourne] to diamond king to if red to Marianne Faithfull; Lots of people connected with Metallica over the years. And armored saint, we have to open [METALLICA] This particular show – one of the four – and that was the day I got on stage and sang ‘Four Musketeers’ With them, which was an incredible experience. And the whole thing was really cool – it’s such a nice thing to be a part of. So it will always be a great memory in my life. We had a couple of friends who came with us, and my wife was there. And we had so much fun doing that. Like I said, I’m really flattered Metallica She thought of me as someone who was good enough to be in their group. But, like I said, it wasn’t supposed to be something that happened for the rest of the band’s career.”

Another singer who was seen as the frontline leader in Metallica I was Jess Cox Newcastle, England tiger from pan tang.

to push He later said in an interview:Metallica She asked me to join, but I declined for all the right reasons. People must think this is crazy, but you have to remember the scene afterwards. Metallica Nobody was. armored saint it was hot; You have to remember that. Also, I was very tight-lipped with [ARMORED SAINT] Guys, back to elementary school actually. armored saint He was getting attention from all kinds of places, and a lot of people started showing up at the shows.”

He completed:Metallica come see the Saint At a party in Anaheim, Woodstock in 1982. I heard they were interested in asking me to join, which they later did. The thing was that Metallica This was a new kind of thing, and no one at the time was. I don’t care what they say now. Nobody can predict what will happen. I didn’t know men either, so there was no real interest. It was great to be asked – in fact, a lot of people asked – but armored saint It was really strong.

“later ‘Kill them all’ I came out, I heard the same thing again, but I never understood it because mosques He was singing really well then and he was doing a great job. I understood mistrust back in 1982 but not for ‘lightning ride’. mosques This record.”

In a 1989 interview with metal forcesdrummer Lars Ulrich talk about what Metallica It can seem like it was to push It ended up facing the group. He said, “Just two days ago, we were actually sitting around talking about what it would be like now John Bush Join the band. It’s obviously impossible to tell how different it is, but I can’t imagine it Metallica without James Hetfield There on top there is a growler at the mic, bent over the whole thing. It’s really weird thinking about it. I mean, nothing against John Bush – I think he’s a great singer – but … well, thank God that didn’t happen. ”

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