Kirk Hammett

See Kirk Hammett's Horror Movie Museum Exhibit

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett loves heavy riffs and scary movies, and his passions are on full display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection features 90 items from his collection of classic horror and sci-fi movie...
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Watch James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett Play The National Anthem For Annual "Metallica Night" At AT&T Stadium

Hailing from the Bay area, the guys from Metallica have remained diehard SF Giants fans through and through. Which is why every year, they celebrate "Metallica Night" at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco, CA by taking to the field and playing the National Anthem. Decked out and surrounded in SF...
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Watch Metallica's 360-Degree Performance Of "Seek & Destroy" At Gillette Stadium

As one of the biggest concert events to roll through Gillette Stadium since Guns N' Roses in 2016, Metallica laid the hammer down on our eardrums and set the bar exceedingly high for all future live shows. RELATED: OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JAMES HETFIELD ON CHRIS CORNELL, TOM BRADY AND MORE!...
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Jason Newsted Is Financially Secure With Or Without Metallica's 'Black Album'

Metallica 's self-titled 1991 album, Metallica , or commonly known as "The Black Album", has gone down not only as the band's best-selling album, but also as one of the best-selling rock/metal albums of all time. Since its 1991 debut, "The Black Album" has sold over 16 million units in the US and...
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Kirk Hammett Comments On Metallica Possibly Working With Lady Gaga Again

Despite the technical mishap that occurred during their performance at the 59th Grammy Awards , Metallica fans seem eager to see another collaboration with pop singer Lady Gaga . Drummer Lars Ulrich told Chilean newspaper La Tercera that as much fun as it was performing with her, they probably won'...
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Kirk Hammett Defends Metallica's Lou Reed Collaboration 'Lulu'

While many Metallica fans may not be too fond of the band's Lou Reed collaboration Lulu , guitarist Kirk Hammett maintains his stance on it by calling it "one of the most important albums" he has ever participated in. Released in 2011, Lulu featured the late Velvet Underground vocalist mixing both...
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34 Years Ago, Kirk Hammett Thought His Metallica Audition Was An April Fool's Joke

When Kirk Hammett first got the call from Exodus' manager Mark Whitaker asking him if he were interested in auditioning for Metallica on April 1st, 1983, he thought it was nothing more than an April Fool's prank and hung up on him. A second phone call from Whitaker proved that he wasn't kidding,...
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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Metallica?

Metallica , one of the biggest and most influential bands in the world. They've played around the world on all seven continents and they've put ten studio albums under their belt. Is there anything else Metallica hasn't done? You tell us! Take our quiz below and let's see if you are a "One" true...
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Get A Fistful Of Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Metallica's 'Halo On Fire' Video

Frequently hailed as the fan-favorite song off of their new album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct , Metallica recently released the behind-the-scenes footage for the "Halo On Fire" video, which was directed by high-art photographers Herring and Herring , who are also responsible for the cover art for...
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CONFIRMED: Lady Gaga Will Perform With Metallica At The Grammys

It was announced earlier this year that Metallica would have something " very unique and special " planned for their performance at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Sure enough, they are going to deliver because it's been announced that they will be performing a duet with pop singer Lady Gaga . The...
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