Metallica: The early days in pictures
It's the wilds of 1982 and Metallica are on the up, working towards their acclaimed debut Kill 'Em All. An exhibition of photographs by Bill Hale at Proud Camden in London looks back at that period
Ron McGovney, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Dave Mustaine backstage at the Old Waldorf, San Francisco, 18 October 1982 – Bill says: 'My last attempt at a group shot with McGovney still in Metallica. It was clear that Ron was too normal for the rest of the band. No, Dave spilt beer on Ron's jeans ...'
To view more pictures available at Proud Gallery go to the link in the title above and click on the icons below the main picture in the article by The Guardian UK