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Kirk Hammett on Metallica’s Forthcoming Album: ‘It’s a Pretty Slow Process’

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There's no question that Metallica have their plate full, but guitarist Kirk Hammett says the band still hopes to have their next album out by 2014 -- yet he won't make any guarantees. In a new interview, Hammett gave an update on Metallica's next album, as well as their other projects.

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Anthrax Perform AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’ Live With Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett

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Legendary thrashers Anthrax have been busting out some mind-blowing surprises lately. On Wednesday night (March 27), Anthrax brought both  legendary guitarist Slash and iconic Public Enemy rapper Chuck D onstage on Los Angeles. Now comes news that last night in San Francisco, Anthrax were joined by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett for an explosive live performance of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.'

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett + James Hetfield Hang With Vans Pros Nathan Fletcher + Steve Caballero

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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.

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10 Awesome Kirk Hammett Guitar Solos

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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...

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Jams With Death Angel at ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book Launch

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett is making the rounds showing off his 'Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection' book of horror memorabilia, but during a stop in San Francisco to promote his page-turner, he worked in some music for those in attendance as well. Hammett welcomed Death Angel as guest performers at the event and joined them for a set.

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Kirk Hammett Unveils One of His Favorite Solos, Discusses Guitar Work on ‘Black’ Album + More

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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...

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Favorite Kirk Hammett Guitar – Readers Poll

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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: horror movies...

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Best Kirk Hammett Live Pictures

Orion Music + More Festival, Bader Field, N.J., 2012 (Theo Wargo, Getty Images)
Orion Music + More Festival, Bader Field, N.J., 2012 (Theo Wargo, Getty Images)

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.

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Kirk Hammett Dishes on Next Metallica Album, 3D Film and 2013 Orion Music Festival

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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.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Discusses New Book ‘Too Much Horror Business,’ Scary Movies + More

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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, laid out by decade beginning with the 1920s.

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