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Tag Archives: Kirk Hammett

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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Watch Metallica’s Kirk Hammett slip and fall on his wah pedal during Milan show

Posted by on May 8, 2019

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett slipped and fell on his wet wah pedal earlier tonight (8th) in Milan, Italy. The guitarist was in the middle of a solo during “Moth Into Flame,” and ended up losing his balance causing him to fall backwards. Despite Hammett’s sudden plunge, he picked himself right back up and was ready […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett is “ready to go anytime” on recording the next Metallica album

Posted by on April 15, 2019

It took Metallica eight years to release the follow-up to 2008’s Death Magnetic with 2016’s Hardwired…to Self-Destruct. This extensive gap could have been due to a number of reasons including the release of their film Through The Never, Kirk Hammett losing 250 riffs on his iphone, to collaborating with Lou Reed on 2011’s Lulu.  While bassist Rob Trujillo has already […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett provides update on new Tool album

Posted by on March 25, 2019

We’ve already heard Tool’s new album may be nearing completion, and now, according to Kirk Hammett, the group are currently working on the artwork. The Metallica guitarist recently spoke to The New Zealand Radio station, The Rock. Somehow, the conversation drifted away from bot and ticket scalpers and closer to an update on the follow-up to […]

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Les Claypool hints Primus touring with Slayer ; reminisces about getting busted with Kirk Hammett’s weed

Posted by on March 22, 2019

Les Claypool was the latest guest on comedian Bill Burr’s podcast and revealed that Primus might be opening for Slayer on their final run. “There’s another thing too that’s kind of a secret but maybe I can tell you now… So it looks like we’re confirmed, we’re gonna play the last, the very last run […]

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Guns N’ Roses, KISS, Rob Zombie, Kirk Hammett, Yoshiki, etc. pay tribute to Stan Lee

Posted by on November 13, 2018

Yesterday (12th) was a sad day as the legendary writer, editor, and publisher Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. TMZ reported an ambulance fled to his Hollywood Hills home early yesterday morning and was rushed to Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The Marvel Comics legend, known for his superhero creations including […]

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Michael Schenker Fest. premiere new song “Heart and Soul” featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Posted by on February 9, 2018

Guitar wizard Michael Schenker (UFO, Scorpions) has teamed up with Metallica’s Kirk Hammett for a new song “Heart and Soul.” The track is taken from Schenker’s new project entitled Michael Schenker Fest. and it will be featured on the upcoming album Resurrection, which will be released on March 2nd via Nuclear Blast. Listen to “Heart […]

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Gibson suing Funko over guitar designs

Posted by on January 2, 2018

We’ve already written abut Spotify being sued today, so we might as well keep the legal metal news going. Another suit filed last month came from Gibson Brands, creators of the iconic Les Paul guitar. Law360 states that they brand is suing toy manufacturer Funko over their Funko POP Figurines. It turns out that the […]

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