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James Hetfield took the time to chat on the phone with Joice M. Figueiró, the woman who recently gave birth during Metallica’s show in Brazil on May 7.

Figueiró shared a brief clip of her receiving the phone call from Hetfield, which was uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed in the video below. According to Blabbermouth, “Joice told her Instagram followers that the phone call lasted seven minutes and that she recorded all of it.”

As previously reported, Figueiró was 39 weeks when she attended the May 7 Metallica show at the Estádio Couto Pereira in Curitiba, Brazil. She noted, “At every show I go to, something has to happen, but this time I think I’ve outdone myself. Luan Figueiró came into the world on 05/07/2022 at 23:15 shaking all metal structures.”

Figueiró would add more details on her experience giving birth at a Metallica show via Instagram stories, which were also shared by the band. She shared that her seats for the show were in the section reserved for those with disabilities and that she sat the entire time. She was feeling fine during the opening sets from Ego Kill Talent and Greta Van Fleet, but then started to experience contractions when Metallica started their set. Her labor was moving very fast and there was no time to get her to a hospital.

“He was born right there in Couto Pereira to the sound of Metallica,” she wrote. “Everyone was surprised at what was happening. Everyone who saw me in line with the 39 weeks belly said that he would be born at the show, and that’s what happened.”

Figueiró added, “Three years ago, I purchased this ticket, and I would have never imagined a thing like this happening.”

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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