James Hetfield, the legendary frontman of the metal masters Metallica celebrates his birthday today August 3rd, turning 50 years young.

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James Hetfield has set the bar extremely high as the quintessential model of what a lead singer should be for a heavy metal band. Hetfield has one of the most distinct sounding vocals of anyone in heavy metal. Those growls and roars that come of out of Hetfield's microphone are the staple of Metallica's successful run for over 30 years.

In celebration of Hetfield's 50th birthday and all his years of amazing vocals, below is a an awesome compilation someone put together of every "YEAH" that James Hetfield has sang in Metallica's songs.

Happy Birthday James! We hope you keep us rocking for another 50 years and then some!