Metallica frontman James Hetfield was temporarily detained by security officials at a British airport, according to U.K. reports.
The rocker jetted into Luton airport ahead of Saturday's (07Jul07) Live Earth London gig - where his band is performing - but was stopped by officials before he could leave the terminal.
British newspaper The Times claims Hetfield's friends blame his "Taliban-like beard" for the interrogation.
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