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It has been roughly seven years since we have had a new Metallica album – with the band’s latest record being 2016’s Hardwired… to Self-Destruct. That said, it seems like the band have been working […]
During a recent conversation with Guitar World, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was asked what came first – His love for horror movies, or his love for the guitar? As you may know by now, Hammett […]
When it comes to Metallica fans, you don’t tend to immediately think of infamous serial killer Richard Ramirez. During a recent conversation with NME, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was asked, “Who’s been the most unexpected […]
Here’s an often overlooked moment in metal history: Slayer’s Kerry King’s brief tenure with fellow metal legends, Megadeth. In 1984, Dave Mustaine invited Kerry to join his first post-Metallica band. However, the collaboration was incredibly […]
During a conversation where he spoke about the band’s collaborative album Lulu (featuring the late Lou Reed of Velvet Underground), Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammet expressed that he’s “afraid” to listen to the record. While talking […]
Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have partnered with Yousician and will be teaching courses on guitar playing. How awesome is that?! Yousician is a music education company that helps to teach people how […]
In a recent interview with Classic Rock, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett reflected on the rise of streaming services, and let’s just say he isn’t a big fan. The interview involving Hammett includes a variety of […]