James Hetfield's Little Rockers

04/10/2009 at 09:00 AM ET

Rock out! Metallica’s James Hetfield, wife Francesca and their kids — Cali, 10 ½, Castor, 8 ½ and Marcella, 7 — pose as they arrive for the 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday in Cleveland. Looks like the kids inherited dad’s rock star genes!

Metallica was inducted into the Hall of Fame after 28 years together — and they’re still kickin’!

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Lila on

Boy, those kids look like him!

Mimi on

This picture is too cute.

dawn on

Beautiful family! she totally resembles one of the ladies from “Real housewives of New Jersey”

Stéph on

Castor is a strange name. It means beaver in French.

Cute family though!

Lola D on

I love how all three of the children got their mother’s gorgeous eyes!!

Philippa on

Marcella looks so much like her dad!

Sara on

I think the kids look like their dad. It’s a beautiful family and a great picture!

Sandra on

Lola D, I was thinking the same thing. Those eyes are gorgeous. Blue eyes, yay!

Elindsey on

I love how the kids look so excited and their mom is kind of like yeah, yeah lets keep moving…lol.

aurora mia on

Wow…the littles have gotten so big. What a great picture of the family. Love it! Way to go Metallica for making it into the Hall of Fame!

Lou on

wow, never seen them before! they’re gorgeous, and i agree about the eyes-stunning! x

Patrice on

WOW. Look at the eye on those kids! Just like thier mother’s : )

Amanda on

Awww his kids are sooo cute!!! i remember seeing the two older kids on metallica’s doc(some kind of monster)! james does two wonderful things in life–make GREAT music and GREAT babies!!!

Mrs. R. on

It really looks like a nice family. His wife is beautiful and their kids did all get her gorgeous eyes!

Brandy on

I am a die hard Metallica fan! I was so moved by his Hall of Fame speech. I can’t quote it exactly, but after thanking his wife for her love and support he thanks his kids for teaching him how to love. He truely is a class act. Love this pic, the kids are so adorable!

Marcela on

OMG! first celebrity’ kid I heard with my name !!!!
Beautiful family!

Anais on

I can’t believe how big Cali is. I remember when she was born!

Jane on

Lovely pic

Mary-Helen on

Those kids are adorable, however they are soooo lucky! I mean, how does any other kid top career day @ school:

“My dad is an accountant”

“Yeah, well my dad is the lead singer of Metallica!”

Mia on

Those 3 kids all look like their mom! The older 2 are 100% his wife, and the younger one is a good combo of both-maybe favoring James a bit more.

Shan on

Castor was in Greek Mythology he was mortal and his twin Pollux was immortal.
They were turned into the constellation Gemini.
The kids are all gorgeous, little rockers in the making.
He is an awesome man.

imtiaz on

What a happy family moment.Hetfield’s kids are so adorable.May they live long like METALLICA.

melhaer on

I saw Marcella and Francesca in Italy and Spain…Marcela was at the stage helping to stick the play lists at the floor…Cute picture:) Metallica Rulz baby:)

Fred on

Now I understand James’ weird hair cuts the past few years – he’s getting fashion advice from his son. 🙂

Natasa on

Rock’n’roll family on the road:)))! Those kids are so cute!

saadi on

so cute!! the kids are just like their dad!!!

Metallica Fan on

I think the girls look like dady, and Castor obviously is like mom

Vitor on

Cali is beautiful

Cak Romli on

Keep Rockiiiiiiin!!! LOL