The upcoming release from the Red Rocker, SAMMY HAGAR & FRIENDS, features a sh'load of guest appearances, including Kid Rock, Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson (Heart), Kenny Chesney and the list goes on. The one guy that was invited and flat-out turned Sammy down? Mr. James Hetfield of Metallica, who Hagar quoted as saying "I'm completely flattered that you would want my sailor-assed voice on your record...But it isn't my style."
The song that was intended to be a collabo with the Metallica singer? "Knockdown Dragout" which features Kid Rock & joe Satriani on the album.