The feud between Metallica and Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has long been declared over, but we may now be entering something of a cold war period between the two.You may recall when Mustaine wondered what Metallica was "afraid of" in apparently refusing to play shows... Read More.
In more evidence that time is, indeed, a flat circle, the year is 2023 and people are arguing over a Kirk Hammett guitar solo.Hammett's shredding on the new Metallica single "Lux Æterna" has inspired a wide range of reactions, including from YouTubers who record... Read More.
Another day, another Gibson signature Kirk Hammett guitar.After launching the 1959 Les Paul Standard — based on his beloved "Greeny" guitar — last week, the Metallica shredder is now putting out a recreation of his 1979 Gibson Flying V.Only 200 of the Flying Vs were... Read More.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett has teamed up with Gibson to recreate his signature "Greeny" guitar.“I am very honored and grateful for this opportunity with Gibson," Hammett says. "To be able to share some of that mojo which 'Greeny' has means a lot to me. It's... Read More.
(Note Language) When it comes to guitar players, Scott Ian thinks Metallica’s Kirk Hammett doesn’t get the credit he deserves. During an interview with Revolver, the Anthrax guitarist shares that while he considers Metallica frontman James Hetfield the best rhythm guitarist, Hammett is the most underrated.“For me, in the world of metal, I... Read More.
The San Francisco Giants baseball team is once again back to celebrating Metallica Night.After a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual event returned Tuesday at SF's Oracle Park. Like with previous years, frontman James Hetfield and guitarist Kirk Hammett took to... Read More.
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has premiered the video for his solo song, "High Plains Drifter."The animated clip begins with a car driving through a tunnel before crashing into another vehicle. The painterly images interact the dynamics of the music as they reflect the driver's... Read More.
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is moderating a panel at the upcoming Midsummer Scream horror convention.Dubbed "The Original Monster Kids," the event will find Hammett speaking with the children and grandchildren of various classic horror acting legends including Vincent Price, Boris... Read More.
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has released a new song called "High Plains Drifter," the first preview off his upcoming debut solo EP, Portals.The instrumental piece includes contributions from orchestra conductor Edwin Outwater, who previously collaborated with Metallica for their 2019... Read More.