Tag Archives: Kirk Hammett

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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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett discusses Soundgarden inspired the riff behind “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Metallica are currently traveling throughout Europe for their WorldWired tour. They recently performed ManUNkind live for the first time along with consecutively closing each night with the classic song, “Enter Sandman.” Whether you’re a die hard fan of these legends or only know a few songs through family and friends, it is safe to say, […]

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Hilarious heavy metal cartoon invites Kirk Hammett to a shred duel in hell

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Ye Black Knight has created a funny heavy metal cartoon entitled, “Ye Black Knight: Shred Duel,” starring Jim Florentine and Dean Delray. There are several references to metal bands, including Slayer, King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Los Angeles, and Iron Maiden. In this video, Kirk Hammett is invited to hell for a shred duel. With Hammett’s recent […]

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