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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Returns to Roots Playing on Exodus’ ‘Salt in the Wound’

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett is reconnecting with his former band Exodus, laying down a guitar solo for a song on their next album.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Teams with Hasbro for ‘Transformers’ Guitar

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be signing two raffled Hasbro ESP LTD M-10 'Transformers' electric guitars at Comic-Con.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett To Jam With Exodus at Fear FestEvil Show During Comic-Con

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Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is set to perform with his old band, Exodus, at the Fear FestEvil show during Comic-Con in San Diego.

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Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September

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We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Takes on 100-Year-Old Track for Unique Compilation

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Metallica have covered their fair share of songs over the years, but guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking on a track that most fans would never expect. The rocker is set to cover 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for a new compilation.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re Just a Little Thrash Band From San Francisco’

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Kirk Hammett may play guitar for metal's most successful band, but the Metallica shredder remains humble to this day. In a new interview with Hammett, the guitarist puts Metallica's success into perspective while claiming that the titans are "just a little thrash band from San Francisco."

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Doesn’t ‘Give a F— About Social Media’

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Many artists have embraced social media as a way to reach out to their fans, but it's safe to say that there are certain musicians who take to it more than others. One of those who has rejected social media is Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’

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Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remained in the spotlight. The question on everybody's mind is when that elusive next album will be recorded.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Rocks Fear FestEvil With Exodus and Death Angel

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One of the perks of staging your own event is having the ability to drop in on your favorite bands during the festivities, and that's exactly what Metallica's Kirk Hammett did at the inaugural Fear FestEvil horror and music event in San Francisco.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Planning Follow-Up to ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book

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Kirk Hammett's love of horror movies is well documented and the Metallica guitarist says he already has plans for a follow-up to his book 'Too Much Horror Business.'

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