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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Returns to Roots Playing on Exodus’ ‘Salt in the Wound’

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett is reconnecting with his former band Exodus, laying down a guitar solo for a song on their next album.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Teams with Hasbro for ‘Transformers’ Guitar

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be signing two raffled Hasbro ESP LTD M-10 'Transformers' electric guitars at Comic-Con.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett to Return to Comic Con With New Action Figure

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett is bringing a limited-edition green Kirk Von Hammett action figure to the 2014 Comic-Con in San Diego.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett To Jam With Exodus at Fear FestEvil Show During Comic-Con

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Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is set to perform with his old band, Exodus, at the Fear FestEvil show during Comic-Con in San Diego.

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Kirk Hammett, Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan + More to Contribute to Johnny Ramone Tribute

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Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan, Steve Jones, comedian Fred Armisen + Kirk Hammett to participate in Aug. 24 gathering for Johnny Ramone.

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Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September

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We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Takes on 100-Year-Old Track for Unique Compilation

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Metallica have covered their fair share of songs over the years, but guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking on a track that most fans would never expect. The rocker is set to cover 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for a new compilation.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett + Rob Trujillo Named Keynote Speakers At Surf Summit 17

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Music is a passion for the members of Metallica, but it's not their only passion. Guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo have also found enjoyment riding waves, and their love of surfing has led them to being named the keynote speakers at the upcoming Surf Summit 17.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re Just a Little Thrash Band From San Francisco’

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Kirk Hammett may play guitar for metal's most successful band, but the Metallica shredder remains humble to this day. In a new interview with Hammett, the guitarist puts Metallica's success into perspective while claiming that the titans are "just a little thrash band from San Francisco."

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Doesn’t ‘Give a F— About Social Media’

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Many artists have embraced social media as a way to reach out to their fans, but it's safe to say that there are certain musicians who take to it more than others. One of those who has rejected social media is Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.

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