This Was a Real Thing: Hulk Hogan Tried to Join the Rolling Stones and Metallica

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As Stones and Metallica fans are likely already aware, Hogan tried to bring his bass-playing skills to the table with both bands at different points in his wrestling career — first in the early ’90s, when Bill Wyman quit the Stones and Hogan was thinking about hanging up his leotard, and then again in 2001, after Jason Newsted departed Metallica. He’s taken plenty of flak for suggesting either of those efforts could have amounted to anything, but as he reiterated during a recent interview with Noisey, he was always sincere.