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The second annual Fear FestEvil mostly gets it right

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Curated by Metallica’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, the second annual “Fear FestEvil” was held in San Jose, California this past weekend, and promised to be an amalgamation of all things horror and metal. For the most part, Kirk and company got it right, finding a good balance between the cheese of old-school horror and the […]

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Video: Kirk Hammett solos over Meshuggah

Posted by on April 13, 2015

One of the benefits of hosting your own festival is that you can pretty much do whatever you want with it. Take Kirk Hammett, who plays in some band called Metallica. For his second Fear FestEvil, he lined up a handful of bands to play, including Meshuggah. And while just about anyone else would leave […]

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Meshuggah, High On Fire to headline Kirk Hammett’s 2nd Fear FestEvil

Posted by on January 9, 2015

Kirk Hammett of Metallica is hosting his second annual Fear FestEvil in San Jose, California., and he’s invited Meshuggah, High on Fire and Agnostic Front with him. This year’s Fear FestEvil will be split into three days, taking place between April 10th and April 12th. April 10th will feature a VIP party at the legendary […]

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Video: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett jams with Exodus and Death Angel

Posted by on February 10, 2014

As promised, Kirk Hammett joined both Exodus and Death Angel at their respective sets at his inaugural Fear FestEvil this past weekend. And unsurprisingly, footage of both performances made its way online. Sure, it wasn’t the first time the Metallica guitarist hopped onstage with both bands in recent years.  But it’s nonetheless cool to see Hammett […]

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Dispatches from Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

Posted by on February 9, 2014

While we were unable to make it to San Francisco for Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s inaugural Fear FestEvil that took place this past weekend, friend of Metal Insider Nona* and her friend Marc were there, where they filed this report: “Heavy metal and horror films are all the same to me,” Kirk Von Hammett said as he […]

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Kirk Hammett of Metallica to play with Death Angel and Exodus at ‘Fear Festevil’

Posted by on January 3, 2014

One of the perks of having your own festival is that you can pretty much do whatever you want at it. That seems to be what Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammet is doing with his inaugural “Kirk von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL,” taking place from February 6-8 in San Francisco. Not only will he be bringing in […]

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