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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Admits Losing Phone Containing 250 Musical Ideas

The Metallica guitarist once claimed to have 400 riffs to sift through for the band's next album, but he no longer has access to a whole bunch of them.

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Members of Slipknot, Anthrax + More Take Part in Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil Panel

Metallica guitarist and horror aficionado Kirk Hammett held his second annual Fear FestEvil over the weekend in San Jose, Calif.

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Kirk Hammett Estimates Metallica at ’25 Percent, Maybe 30 Percent’ on New Album Completion

Guitarist Kirk Hammett has stated that Metallica is approximately '25 percent, maybe 30 percent' on new disc progress.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on New Album: ‘We Have Songs,’ But ‘Things Can Shift Drastically’

Metallica's Kirk Hammett offers a new album update.

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Megaforce Records

32 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica

On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.

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Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil 2015 Adds Carnival of Chaos

Kirk Von Hammett's Fear FestEvil has added a special Carnival of Chaos and more rock and horror luminaries.

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Corey Taylor, Slash + John 5 Added to Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil 2015 Lineup

Corey Taylor, Slash and John 5 will reportedly take part in a panel at Kirk Von Hammett's 2015 Fear FestEvil music and horror event.

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Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil 2015 Books Meshuggah, Agnostic Front + More

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has announced the second annual Fear FestEvil set to take place in April with Meshuggah, Agnostic Front and more.

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Nuclear Blast

Exodus Release Ripping Track ‘Salt the Wound’ Featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Exodus have just unleashed a tasty new track from their upcoming 10th studio album, 'Blood In, Blood Out.'

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Nuclear Blast

Exodus Reveal ‘Blood In, Blood Out’ Album Collaborators + Track Listing

Exodus will welcome Kirk Hammett, Chuck Billy and more for their 'Blood In, Blood Out' album. See the track listing here.

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