EMG Pickups President and Founder Rob Turner sat down with Metallica front man James Hetfield a few weeks before The Big 4 show in Indio California to talk about the new EMG JH Signature Set, guitars, tone, and the process of creating the 'Het Set'.
The JH Set is a totally new dimension for EMG with the design being driven solely with the input of James Hetfield. In early 2009 James Hetfield contacted EMG Pickups president Rob Turner and presented him with a challenge: to create a 'stealth' looking set that captures the clarity and punch of a passive pickup and still retains the legendary active tone that molded a generation.
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Here's part one of the EMG James Hetfield JH Set interview. For more information visit www.emgpickups.com.