Ron McGovney back in the 1980s

Ron McGovney (born November 2, 1962) was the original bassist for Metallica.

James and Ron had previously played together in the band Leather Charm.

He was a friend of James and Lars. Ron was always the target for Dave Mustaine. Ron quit Metallica because of a fight with Dave. Ron himself appeared on Metallica's VH1: Behind The Music. Ron and both Hetfield and Ulrich are still good friends.

Early Life


With Metallica


With Metallica


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