Andreas Kisser

SEPULTURA. Andreas Kisser on his audition to fill in for James Hetfield in 1992 after the Metallica frontman was burned in a pyro accident; Sepultura's first meeting with Metallica in 1989; his Sexoturica side-project with Jason Newsted in the '90s; his thoughts on Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning, the Black Album, Load/Reload, and St. Anger; the guys who auditioned for Sepultura after Max Cavalera's departure; working with Newsted on Sepultura's Against album; jamming with the Big 4 all across Europe; and more. has details about our guests, plus deep dives into Metallica history, with flyers, photos, YouTube video playlists, and more. Follow @ryandowney on Twitter and visit

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