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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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Carcass Unleash ‘Unfit For Human Consumption’ Video With Boost From Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

The first video from Carcass' triumphant comeback album 'Surgical Steel' has been unveiled. 'Unfit For Human Consumption' features a introduction by Kirk Hammett from Metallica. Watch the video via Hammett's Fear FestEvil above, and the intro below.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Think That ‘Lulu’ is Some of the Best Stuff We’ve Done’

Metallica and Lou Reed's infamous 'Lulu' album will likely go down as one of the most universally panned releases ever. However, the rabid vitriol aimed at Metallica and Lou Reed in response to the album hasn't stopped Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett from being proud of the disc. In fact, Hammett calls 'Lulu' "some of the best stuff we've ever done" in a new interview.

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Kirk Hammett vs. John Petrucci – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Quarterfinals

Kirk Hammett took on Yngwie Malmsteen in a close match in Round 2, but when the polls closed, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was the last man standing. Hammett also defeated former Exodus band mate Gary Holt in Round 1 of our Greatest Metal Guitarist

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Exclusive: Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett Discusses 30th Anniversary of ‘Kill ‘Em All’

On July 25, 1983, Metallica released their debut studio album, 'Kill 'Em All.' Initially, 'Kill 'Em All' was not commercially successful, but 30 years later it is regarded as one of the best thrash metal albums of all time. Its rawness and speed are unmatched, and guitarist Kirk Hammett gives us a better understanding of why it is such a gritty album.

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Kirk Hammett vs. Yngwie Malmsteen – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

Although the two shared the stage in Exodus during the band's formative years, Kirk Hammett and Gary Holt found themselves as competitors during our Round 1 series of voting. While Holt is one of thrash metal's most powerful

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Kirk Hammett vs. Gary Holt – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 1

Thrash of the titans! Kirk Hammett needs no introduction, but he obviously deserves one. After Dave Mustaine was kicked out of Metallica, Kirk Hammett, who was trained by legendary guitarist Joe Satriani, was recruited by the thrashers in 1983. The axe-sli

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Metallica Offer Preview of ‘Kirk’s Crypt’ Exhibit at Upcoming 2013 Orion Music + More Festival

Metallica's second Orion Music + More Festival is creeping up on us as summer draws near. To get fans pumped for the diverse fest, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has revealed a mass of details about the 'Kirk's Crypt' exhibit, which will include meet + greets, Hammett's massive collection of vintage horror film posters and more.

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Kirk Hammett on Metallica’s Forthcoming Album: ‘It’s a Pretty Slow Process’

There's no question that Metallica have their plate full, but guitarist Kirk Hammett says the band still hopes to have their next album out by 2014 -- yet he won't make any guarantees. In a new interview, Hammett gave an update on Metallica's next album, as well as their other projects.

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Anthrax Perform AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’ Live With Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett

Legendary thrashers Anthrax have been busting out some mind-blowing surprises lately. On Wednesday night (March 27), Anthrax brought both  legendary guitarist Slash and iconic Public Enemy rapper Chuck D onstage on Los Angeles. Now comes news that last night in San Francisco, Anthrax were joined by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett for an explosive live performance of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.'

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