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Shred Alert! Kirk Hammett Teaches You to Play Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” – Video

Shred Alert! Kirk Hammett Teaches You to Play Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” – Video

Here’s one for all you guitar heads and ‘Tallica fanatics out there. In the following video, shot by our buddies at Guitar World, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett shows you how to play Metallica’s classic “Master of Puppets.” But that’s not all… In the second part of the video, Metallica buddy Zach Harmon gives the Guitar World […]

Exodus Premiere New Song, “Salt the Wound,” featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Exodus Premiere New Song, “Salt the Wound,” featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Thrash pioneers Exodus will release their 10th full-length, ‘Blood In, Blood Out,’ October 14 through Nuclear Blast. The record is the band’s first with vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza since 2004′s ‘Tempo of the Damned.’ In anticipation, the group has premiered a song off the album, “Salt the Wound,” which also happens to feature a guest […]

Exodus Joined by Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Onstage at San Diego Comic-Con — Video

Exodus Joined by Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Onstage at San Diego Comic-Con — Video

Exodus were joined onstage by former bandmate Kirk Hammett for a cover of Blue Öyster Cult’s “Godzilla”during their San Diego Comic-Con set. Fan-filmed video is below. Hammett also recently announced he played a “super heavy” riff on a song for the next Exodus album.

Flashback Video: Metallica Perform “No Remorse” Live in 1983; Fans Steal Kirk Hammett’s Guitar

Flashback Video: Metallica Perform “No Remorse” Live in 1983; Fans Steal Kirk Hammett’s Guitar

Today, July 25, marks the 31st anniversary of the release of Metallica’s debut album, Kill ‘Em All. For kicks, we’re looking back at some early live footage. In the following video, from 1983, the young band–James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Cliff Burton and Lars Ulrich–perform “No Remorse” from that classic album. And check out the special […]

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Recording “Super Heavy” Riff for Next Exodus Album

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Recording “Super Heavy” Riff for Next Exodus Album

Tonight, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett will jam with his pre-Metallica band, Exodus, at his “Fear FestEvil After Party” at the San Diego Comic-Con International. However, it turns out Hammett has gone one step further in terms of reconnecting with his old band. “I play a guitar solo on the new Exodus album,” Hammett told Rolling Stone. […]

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Reveals New Zombie Action Figure of Himself

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Reveals New Zombie Action Figure of Himself

Kirk Von Hammett Toys will present the Famous Zombies Jr. limited-edition toy at the year’s San Diego Comic Con. The green Hammett figure will be available exclusively at San Diego Comic Con, and Kirk will be signing the toy itself at the Nuclear Blast Records/Stern Pinball/JSR merch SDCC booth 503 on Friday July 25th from […]

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Picks His Top Five Zombie Movies

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Picks His Top Five Zombie Movies

Metallica’s lead guitarist picks his five favorite zombie movies of all time.

Video: Dunlop TV Interviews Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Video: Dunlop TV Interviews Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Here’s a clip published earlier this month by Dunlop TV, also known as Jim Dunlop’s official YouTube page. Metallica’s Kirk Hammett invited Dunlop TV host Bryan Kehoe into Metallica’s HQ at this year’s Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil Horror Convention to discuss his horror memorabilia collection — and the convention itself. In the clip, Hammett […]

Photos: Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

Photos: Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

Metallica guitarist and lifelong horror fan Kirk Hammett put on Fear FestEvil, a three-day horror convention in San Francisco on February 6-8, where Carcass, Exodus and Death Angel played. Revolver‘s own Stephanie Cabral was there to catch all the action. Check out the photos she captured for us below–you can also follow her on Twitter […]

Interview: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Horror, Metal, and His Inaugural Fear FestEvil

Interview: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Horror, Metal, and His Inaugural Fear FestEvil

The event goes down February 7 and 8 at San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom!