Metallica frontman James Hetfield is giving up on social media.

VIDEO: Metallica frontman James Hetfield is giving up being the ‘cool dad’

The rockstar said that Instagram was taking up too much of his time.



James Hetfield has given up on Instagram after only a short while.

The Metallica frontman, who tried out the social media platform in an attempt to be cool for his kids, said it’s too much of a time suck.

“I was trying to be hip, I was trying to be cool. My kids are on Instagram so I wanted to try this thing,” said Hetfield.

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