Hulk Hogan Tried To Join Metallica
When Metallica bassist Cliff Burton died in a bus crash in 1986 Hogan decided he'd like to fill the gap, and made contact with Lars Ulrich and co.
Hogan tells the Chicago Tribune: "When Metallica was looking for a bass player I called – and never heard a word back. I would have quit wrestling in a heartbeat to be the bass player for Metallica."
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