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

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

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’

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’

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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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’

Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remained in the spotlight. The question on everybody's mind is when that elusive next album will be recorded.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Rocks Fear FestEvil With Exodus and Death Angel

One of the perks of staging your own event is having the ability to drop in on your favorite bands during the festivities, and that's exactly what Metallica's Kirk Hammett did at the inaugural Fear FestEvil horror and music event in San Francisco.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Planning Follow-Up to ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book

Kirk Hammett's love of horror movies is well documented and the Metallica guitarist says he already has plans for a follow-up to his book 'Too Much Horror Business.'

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Kirk Hammett Discusses Metallica Album Plans + ‘Through the Never’ Reaction

Metallica put their all into the 'Metallica Through the Never' 3D film last year and from what the band wanted out of the movie creatively it was a success, but the box office returns for the movie were definitely under what was anticipated. Guitarist Kirk Hammett has now spoken about the response to the film in a new interview.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett to Join Exodus + Death Angel for Encores at Fear FestEvil Event

Kirk Hammett's inaugural Fear FestEvil keeps getting more appealing, with the Metallica guitarist announcing a few more details about the horror-meets-music event. Today, Hammett revealed that he will be gracing the stage, joining two of the festival's headliners --- Exodus and Death Angel -- for their encores.

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Exodus Join Kirk Hammett’s 2014 Fear FestEvil

Exodus have joined Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett's inaugural Fear FestEvil 2014 horror and music event this coming February. The event will take place Feb. 6-8 at the Regency Ballroom in Hammett's hometown of San Francisco.

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