Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images Nine days after the deadly tornado that touched…
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Date: August 8, 1992
What Went Down: Few rockers know the dangers of being in the wrong place at the wrong time better than Metallica's James Hetfield. During the band's performance of 'Fade to Black' at a Montreal gig, James misinterpreted a stage cue and wound up standing in the middle of a pyrotechnic explosion. Though he suffered second-degree burns to his arms and legs, James eventually continued the tour -- Hetfield stuck to vocals while a roadie took over his guitar-shredding duties.