Contact Us

Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s Company To Release ‘Ghoul Screamer’ Guitar Pedal

KHDK Electronics

In addition to his main gig as guitarist in Metallica, Kirk Hammett has branched out into the horror arena with his Fear FestEvil and KVH toy line. For the past few years, he’s also been involved in KHDK Electronics.

Co-founded by Hammett and industry veteran David Karon, the company’s latest venture is the Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal, which will be available beginning Oct. 31. Hammett says, “I’m excited as hell!”

Karon adds, “Kirk had a very specific vision for the Ghoul, to perfect a circuit loved by generations and create massive tones that redefine overdrive.”

The company’s chief engineer Antonin Salva says, “With Kirk’s diverse tones in mind, we knew he needed a Swiss Army knife of overdrives. Under his direction, we achieved and surpassed his vision with the Ghoul Screamer.” The company also sells Overdrive and Clean Boost pedals. All KHDK’s pedals are hand-crafted and tested in the USA.

In Metallica news, the band continue to work on a new album, even though Slayer guitarist Kerry King says he’s not sure a new record makes sense for them. Metallica’s concert calendar is currently empty, leaving them a window to finish up the follow up to 2008’s Death Magnetic.

You Think You Know Metallica?

See Where Kirk Hammett Ranks Among Rock + Metal’s Top 50 Guitarists

Budweiser Unleashes Monstrous Metallica Beer Tanker

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Best of Ultimate Metallica

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Metallica quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!