Tag Archives: Kirk Hammett

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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Kirk Hammett brings horror collection, himself to ‘It’s Alive!’ exhibit at Peabody Essex Museum

Posted by on August 21, 2017

Metallica concluded their North American WorldWired Tour trek last week, and while we can watch their final performance in all of its glory, members now have time to work on their non-Metallica endeavors. Guitarist Kirk Hammett didn’t even wait a week before appearing at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts to discuss his horror collection with […]

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Kirk Hammett, his horror collection, to appear at Peabody Essex Museum

Posted by on August 9, 2017

This weekend (12th) kicks off Kirk Hammett’s Horror and Sci-Fi film art collection to be displayed at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The It’s Alive!  exhibit will be showcased up until November 26, and it will feature Hammett’s extensive collection he has built over the last three decades consisting of over 100 works […]

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Kirk Hammett, Rob Zombie, and Slash pay tribute to the late George A. Romero

Posted by on July 18, 2017

On Sunday (16), legendary horror director George A. Romero passed away. The 77 year old died in his sleep following a battle with lung cancer. According to Variety, his manager Chris Roe shared the following statement: “Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero passed away on Sunday July 16, listening to the score of ‘The Quiet Man,’ […]

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Kirk Hammett is waiting for Martin Scorsese or David Cronenberg to make film based off a Metallica album

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Metallica’s latest album Hardwired to Self-Destruct was recently certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for selling at least 1,000,000 copies. When the album was first released, it sold  291,000 copies and after tickets went on sale for their North American tour, it jumped to #2 on Billboard charts and sold another […]

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