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Tag Archives: Kirk Hammett

Watch Kirk Hammett get ‘out-wah’d’ to Mrs. Smith in ‘wah-wah’ pedal challenge

Posted by on March 9, 2020

History was made last night (8th) at the Senate in Columbia, South Carolina. Before Metallica’s Kirk Hammett’s side project The Wedding Band took the stage, the guitarist had a wah-wah pedal challenge with Mrs. Smith (guitarist/actor David Hanbury). During the seven-minute battle, Kirk decided to give up, commenting how he’s “just been out-wah’d” for the […]

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The Wedding Band (Kirk Hammett, Doc Coyle, etc.) set to perform cover songs at March show

Posted by on February 12, 2020

  This past summer, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo formed a new side project, The Wedding Band. The supergroup held their first performance shortly after, and things have been relatively silent, until now. Today (12th), the group featuring Hammett, Trujillo, Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane, and Bad Wolves guitarist Doc Coyle […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Featured on New Peter Green Project

Posted by on January 17, 2020

Fleetwood Mac co-founder and guitarist Peter Green is working on a new book and music project and Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is involved.  Hammett was in London, UK last week at the famed Abbey Road Studios recording “something very special” for the as-yet-untitled project. The studio tweeted out a couple of photos of his visit […]

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Slayer said farewell at the Forum in LA

Posted by on December 2, 2019

Following Mötley Crüe’s surprise return, and despite signing the ‘Cessation of Touring’ agreement, it’s difficult to tell if final means just that. However, after having over three final tours across the globe, we believe Slayer when they said November 30th, 2019 marks the end of their thirty-eight-year epic career. While this mainly means the end […]

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Watch Lars Ulrich join Mumford & Sons on stage & Kirk Hammett’s guest appearance with UFO

Posted by on October 15, 2019

Despite having a break from being on the road, that hasn’t stopped Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett from being on stage. During this past weekend, the drummer and guitarist made a guest appearance.  Kirk Hammett joined UFO on stage on Saturday (12th) at the Megacruise pre-cruise party at the Avalon in Hollywood, CA. Hammett […]

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Kirk Hammett has a lot of material for new album

Posted by on October 10, 2019

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett was recently on Rockstars In Cars and again talked about losing his phone during the previous album cycle. However, he now has a lot of stuff written for their upcoming album, which he claims are “really kick-ass, great material.” “I have a lot of stuff written that I’ve put aside for the band […]

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Kirk Hammett, Slipknot, Jamey Jasta, Randy Blythe & more comment on James Hetfield re-entering rehab

Posted by on September 30, 2019

On Friday night (27th), Metallica were forced to postpone their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour due to frontman James Hetfield having to “re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again.” The band made the announcement coincidentally on the 33rd anniversary of late bassist Cliff Burton’s death as fans have been worried on […]

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Some Kind of Kirk Hammett Funko Monster available in July

Posted by on June 28, 2019

Kirk Hammett loves horror films as we’ve seen his collection at the Peabody Museum. This July, the Metallica guitarist will once again show off his extensive collection at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The It’s Alive Classic and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection will run from July 13th to January […]

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Metallica members form new band

Posted by on June 27, 2019

Members of Metallica have formed a new band called The Wedding Band. Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett decided to take one their off nights from touring and host a special show featuring Ugly Kid Joe frontman Whitfield Crane and former Queens of the Stone Age/Danzig drummer Joey Castillo. The one-night event will take place […]

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Kirk Hammett reveals which Metallica solo he’s most proud of

Posted by on June 7, 2019

In the latest issue of Kerrang! magazine, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett talks about the solo he’s most satisfied with and how it became to be. No, it’s not “Master of Puppets” or “One”…the answer is The Black Album’s “The Unforgiven.” “I was thinking about the solo in The Unforgiven,” he says. “I remember showing up to the studio that […]

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