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

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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.'

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.'

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Details His Favorite Zombie Films

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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.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Says He’s Written 400 Riffs for New Album

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Metallica won't be hurting for any lack of material when they do finally decide to sit down and record a new album.

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Kirk Hammett Joins Exodus on Stage at Paul Baloff Anniversary Show

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Exodus singer Paul Baloff died of an unexpected stroke 10 years ago at the tender age of 41, passing away on Feb. 2, 2002. The thrash legends decided to honor Baloff with a special anniversary show on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Metro in Oakland, Calif.

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Lou Reed Moved Metallica’s James Hetfield + Kirk Hammett to Tears

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Much of the fan feedback on the single 'The View' by the Metallica and Lou Reed project has not been overwhelmingly positive. The jagged song, which lives on the 'Lulu' album due out on Nov. 1, combines Metallica's signature, face-melting metal bluster with Reed's gravelly, spoken word-style vocal delivery over top. But Metallica were able to pull off a seemingly disjointed collaboration such as this because, well, they're Metallica and they've earned it. But getting there wasn't totally easy, as Reed toppled the guitar titans known as Hammett and Hetfield in the studio.

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