James Hetfield filed for divorce from his wife Francesca earlier in the year.

The lead vocalist made the filling in a court in Colorado.

Hetfield and Francesca welcomed three kids during their marriage.

At the time of the filing, news of the couple’s decision to split did not make the headlines.

Hetfield is worth approximately $300 million.

Hetfield has battled with addiction issues over the years

The singer previously credited his estranged wife for helping him control his addictions.

Before the divorce, Hetfield and Francesca lived in Vail, Colorado.

Hetfield moved to the location due to its peaceful ambiance, among other reasons.