METALLICA's HETFIELD To Contribute To WEST MEMPHIS 3 Benefit Publication

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield will be contributing to an as-yet-unnamed anthology publication to benefit the legal defense of the West Memphis Three (a.k.a. Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin), who were allegedly convicted unfairly of murder. Published by Arsenal Pulp Press in Vancouver and co-edited by Brett Alexander Savory and M. W. Anderson, the book will also feature case-related fiction and non-fiction by such writers as Adam Roberts, Brian Hodge, Brian A. Hopkins, Caitlin R. Kiernan, David Niall Wilson, Gerard Houarner, James Morrow, Michael Marano, Mike Oliveri, Paul G. Tremblay, Peg Aloi, Phil Jenkins, Philip Nutman, Poppy Z. Brite, Stephen Dedman, Bentley Little and more. It is scheduled for a Fall 2004 release.

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