Kirk Hammett

As part of the cross-promotion for the new Metallica-created shoe line with Vans, each of the band's members have been meeting with some of Vans-backed sports athletes for new video features.
10 Awesome Kirk Hammett Guitar Solos
Metallica have created some of the most critically acclaimed music in the world of rock and metal over the course of three decades. And one of the foundations of their music has been Kirk Hammett's stellar guitar playing. He's behind some of the biggest face-melting tunes in history and he…
Favorite Solo?
In an exclusive interview with Kirk Hammett, the shredder discussed everything from horror movies to Metallica's next studio album to Orion Music + More 2013. At the end of the chat, we knew we couldn't leave without asking him about something near and dear to his heart: guitar solos...
Hammett's Six Strings
Kirk Hammett has so many beautiful guitars. While he plays everything from Gibson Les Pauls to Jackson Flying Vs, his collection of axes stands out when he picks up his ESP custom guitars. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that his custom guitars display his other passion besides Metallica:…
Hammett Live
We never tire of looking at photos of Metallica. There is just something about the energy and intensity of the band that is so easily conveyed through photos. We recently shared some of our favorite live shots of James Hetfield, and now it's time to check out the other axeman, Kirk Hammett.
Hammering Away
Kirk Hammett, lead shredder for Metallica, is a busy man. From writing and releasing his first book that chronicles his massive collection of horror movie memorabilia to filming a 3D movie with his bandmates, Hammett doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon.
Hammett Talks 'Horror'
On Sept. 25, iconic Metallica axeman Kirk Hammett released his first book, 'Too Much Horror Business,' which chronicles his massive horror movie memorabilia collection. In it, fans get a sneak peek at all of the goodies Hammett has been collecting since he was a child, …

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