Contact Us

Kirk Hammett

10 Awesome Kirk Hammett Guitar Solos

featured_hammett_solos1

Metallica have created some of the most critically acclaimed music in the world of rock and metal over the course of three decades. And one of the foundations of their music has been Kirk Hammett's stellar guitar playing. He's behind some of the biggest face-melting tunes in history and he'

Read More

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Jams With Death Angel at ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book Launch

Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Metallica's Kirk Hammett is making the rounds showing off his 'Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection' book of horror memorabilia, but during a stop in San Francisco to promote his page-turner, he worked in some music for those in attendance as well. Hammett welcomed Death Angel as guest performers at the event and joined them for a set.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: Concerts, News, Videos

Kirk Hammett Dishes on Next Metallica Album, 3D Film and 2013 Orion Music Festival

Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Kirk Hammett, lead shredder for Metallica, is a busy man. From writing and releasing his first book that chronicles his massive collection of horror movie memorabilia to filming a 3D movie with his bandmates, Hammett doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: Exclusive, Interviews, News

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Discusses New Book ‘Too Much Horror Business,’ Scary Movies + More

kh_book_featured

On Sept. 25, iconic Metallica axeman Kirk Hammett released his first book, 'Too Much Horror Business,' which chronicles his massive horror movie memorabilia collection. In it, fans get a sneak peek at all of the goodies Hammett has been collecting since he was a child, laid out by decade beginning with the 1920s.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Exclusive, Interviews

Kirk Hammett Excited for Metallica’s Headlining Set at Voodoo Music Festival

Metallica Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

On the heels of learning that Metallica will be taking over Green Day's headlining gig at the 2012 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans, Loudwire had the chance to catch up with 'Tallica axeman Kirk Hammett. This will be Metallica's first concert in New Orleans since 2008, so needless to say there is a lot of excitement around the announcement.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: Concerts, Exclusive, News

Kirk Hammett Talks Upcoming Metallica Album, Recalls Encounters With Kurt Cobain

Metallica Kirk Hammett
Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Metallica are busy with their 3D film right now, but guitarist Kirk Hammett says work on their follow-up to 'Death Magnetic' will 'happen soon.'

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Reveals ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book Signing Appearances

Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is looking to scare up some extra business for his new book, 'Too Much Horror Business,' and will hit the road for a series of book signings next month.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Kirk Hammett Details Evolution of Metallica + Upcoming Book ‘Too Much Horror Business’

Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is soon to release the book 'Too Much Horror Business -- The Kirk Hammett Collection,' which will feature the shredder's insane collection of all things horror. The Metallica legend recently spoke about the upcoming book to SFGate.com, also describing how the changes in his life will affect Metallica's next album.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Releasing First Book ‘Too Much Horror Business’

Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

As lead guitarist for Metallica, there's not too many obstacles that Kirk Hammett has left to conquer. Perhaps that's why the 49-year old will soon take on a different challenge -- conquering the literary world with his first-ever book 'Too Much Horror Business -- The Kirk Hammett Collection.'

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Details His Favorite Zombie Films

Kirk Hammett
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? There are many people who feel the time may be coming, and you can count Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett among them.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!