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  1. Acoustica by Metallica (4.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    A great collection of popular metallica songs played purely acoustic. Really cool. Recorded live from KSOJ studios during as a christmas special. Tons of special guests and intoxicated fun.
    Recordings: Metal · 5459 Hits · Posted on 2/1/2000 by Jason Reich (1765)
  2. Art of Kirk Hammett (4.9 Stars · 8 Reviews)
    For the player looking to step up his arsenal and nail those tough Metallica solos. Great combination of interviews and exploration of Kirk's style.
    Books/Tab: Metal · 9859 Hits · Posted on 10/21/1999 by Jason Reich (1765)
  3. Large Metallica site with tabulatures, updated news, free newsletter, quiz, photos, illustrated discography.
    URL: http://www.encycmet.com/
    Musicians: Musician Websites · 5916 Hits · Posted on 6/2/2000 by WholeNote

  4. Garage Inc by Metallica (4.2 Stars · 6 Reviews)
    Metal Gods still on a roll, even with cover songs.
    Recordings: Metal · 2565 Hits · Posted on 11/24/1999 by Frederick Burton (5465)
  5. Kill em All by Metallica (4.2 Stars · 13 Reviews)
    Metallica's first trip to the studio. A superfast, unorganized thrash-fest that really defined Metallica's early period.
    URL: http://www.metclub.com
    Recordings: Metal · 4728 Hits · Posted on 10/1/1999 by Jason Reich (1765)

  6. Load by Metallica (3.9 Stars · 7 Reviews)
    If you love thrash metal, this album is not for you.
    URL: http://www.encycmet.com
    Recordings: Metal · 2542 Hits · Posted on 2/9/2000 by Jason Reich (1765)

  7. Master of Puppets by Metallica (4.9 Stars · 14 Reviews)
    Metallica's 3rd and final album with Cliff Burton. The title track "Master of Puppets" was voted the "best metal song of all time" in a recent radio poll. One of the biggies.
    URL: http://www.encycmet.com
    Recordings: Metal · 4579 Hits · Posted on 2/2/2000 by Jason Reich (1765)

  8. Metallica (Black Album) by Metallica (4.4 Stars · 14 Reviews)
    Metallica's entrance into the mainstream. One of the greatest metal albums of all time.
    URL: http://www.encycmet.com
    Recordings: Metal · 6035 Hits · Posted on 1/7/2000 by Jason Reich (1765)

  9. Metallica.com (No Reviews)
    The Official Metallica Club
    URL: http://www.metallica.com/
    Musicians: Musician Websites · 3228 Hits · Posted on 6/2/2000 by WholeNote

  10. Reload by Metallica (3.5 Stars · 9 Reviews)
    Metallica got killed by their own sucess on this album. What would have been a stellar, multi-platinum debut by any other band turned into the "Bad Seed" (sorry) out of the Metallica collection. If you put your prejudice aside, you'll hear a good album.
    URL: http://www.encycmet.com
    Recordings: Metal · 2681 Hits · Posted on 2/9/2000 by Jason Reich (1765)

  11. Ride the Lightning by Metallica (4.9 Stars · 17 Reviews)
    Metallica's second album, a metal masterpeice. Only 8 songs, but almost all of them are classics. One of their best albums.
    Recordings: Metal · 3486 Hits · Posted on 12/6/1999 by Jason Reich (1765)
  12. S&M by Metallica (3.7 Stars · 11 Reviews)
    The newest CD from Metallica. Contains two new songs plus 18 others performed live with the San Fransisco symphony orchestra. Comes as two CDs.
    URL: http://www.metclub.com
    Recordings: Metal · 3191 Hits · Posted on 12/6/1999 by Jason Reich (1765)

  13. The Kirk Hammett Page (1.6 Stars · 5 Reviews)
    Everything about Kirk Hammett and Metallica: tab, biography, pics, interviews, videos, equipment, guitar lesson, downloads and more.
    URL: http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Pit/1570/index.html
    Musicians: Musician Websites · 44010 Hits · Posted on 6/2/2000 by WholeNote

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Kirk Hammett Talks About His Prize: Peter Green and Gary Moore's Les Paul — See It In Action (11/30/2015)
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett owns one of the most iconic and revered electric guitars: a 1959 Les Paul Standard that was previously owned by Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green and, subsequently, by his disciple, Irish rocker Gary Moore. Hammett, a fa...
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More Open-String Lick Ideas from Metallica's Kirk Hammett (10/13/2015)
This classic "The Sound and The Fury" column by Metallica's Kirk Hammett is from the July 2000 issue of Guitar World magazine. Last month, we took a class look at the opening four bars of my solo in "Of Wolf and Man" (Metallica). As you may rem...
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Metallica's Kirk Hammett Unveils KHDK Ghoul Screamer Effect Pedal (9/29/2015)
Get ready, guitar-playing Metallica fans. Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be releasing his very own Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal this Halloween, as in October 31, 2015. The pedal, which was conceived by Hammett and designed by KHDK laboratories, is...
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10 weeks ago

Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Play National Anthem at X Games — Video (6/8/2015)
You never know where Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will turn up. On Saturday, they performed the National Anthem—also known as "The Star-Spangled Banner"—to kick off the X Games in Austin, Texas. The full band also performed at the...
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Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Play National Anthem at Game 5 of NBA Finals — Video (6/15/2015)
Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett turned up at Oakland, California's Oracle Arena last night (June 14) to perform the National Anthem. The duo's instrumental version of "The Star-Spangled Banner," which was composed by Francis Scott Ke...
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10 weeks ago

Kirk Hammett Confirms Metallica Are Recording New Album (10/29/2015)
Kirk Hammett has confirmed that Metallica are indeed working on their next album. HeavyMetalAbout.com asked the guitarist if it's "freeing" for Metallica to be at the point in their career where they don't have to record studio albums. "Absolute...
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Apr 20 2015

Kirk Hammett and Michael Schenker Jam Behind the Scenes on 'That Metal Show' — Video (4/20/2015)
The April 18 episode of That Metal Show featured the first-ever Kirk Hammett-Michael Schenker jam session. Below, you can watch the pair rehearsing on the set right before taping started. Things kicked off with “chord progression that would be g...
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Apr 16 2015

Kirk Hammett Discusses Metallica's 'No Life 'til Leather' Cassette Reissue (4/16/2015)
Last month, Metallica announced they'd be offering a unique, limited-edition reissue for Record Store Day on April 18: a remastered cassette version of their 1982 demo, No Life ‘til Leather. That seven-song demo, which was recorded July 6 of th...
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Aug 13 2014

Metallica's Kirk Hammett and Randall Take Their Association to the Next Level with KH103 Hammett Signature Head (8/13/2014)
Kirk Hammett has had a long relationship with Randall, which in recent years has resulted in a successful run of signature offerings, including the KH120RHS head and KH412 cab, KH75 combo, KH15 practice amp and KH3 preamp module. But Hammett an...
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Jul 25 2014

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Talks Recording "Super Heavy" Riff for Next Exodus Album (7/25/2014)
Tonight, Metallica's Kirk Hammett will jam with his pre-Metallica band, Exodus, at his "Fear FestEvil After Party" at the San Diego Comic-Con International. However, it turns out Hammett has gone one step further in terms of reconnecting with hi...
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Jul 22 2014

Metallica's Kirk Hammett to Debut Zombie Action Figure at Comic-Con in San Diego (7/22/2014)
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett's love for horror films is well known. Now Hammett's company, Kirk von Hammett Toys, has announced a zombie action figure molded in his likeness. The figure will be released at the San Diego Comic-Con later this...
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Jun 19 2014

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Talks 'Ride the Lightning,' Cliff Burton and Benefits of Taking Guitar Lessons from Joe Satriani (6/19/2014)
This is an excerpt from the August 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus features on the Who's Quradophenia, Soundgarden, Jackson Guitars, David Crosby, our Summer Tour Survival Guide, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear...
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May 9 2014

Kirk Hammett: Metallica to "Buckle Down" on Completing New Record in September (5/9/2014)
Metallica fans were given a welcome surprise when the band debuted their new "Lords of Summer" demo in March. But it seems the metal masses will have to wait a bit longer for the release of their new full-length, which will be the follow-up to 2...
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Feb 24 2014

Video: Metallica's Kirk Hammett Talks Gear and More with Dunlop TV (2/24/2014)
Here's a clip published earlier this month by Dunlop TV, also known as Jim Dunlop's official YouTube page. Metallica's Kirk Hammett invited Dunlop TV host Bryan Kehoe into Metallica's HQ at this year's Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil Horror Conve...
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Jan 14 2014

NAMM 2014: ESP Announces Signature Series Guitars for James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Alex Skolnick and More (1/14/2014)
Some of ESP’s most high-profile endorsees have helped create new ESP, E-II and LTD Signature Series guitars and basses, all of which are making their debut at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show. “ESP’s artist endorsees are among the most respected and in...
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Jan 3 2014

Metallica's Kirk Hammett to Join Exodus and Death Angel on Stage at First Annual Fear FestEvil (1/3/2014)
Today, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett announced via Facebook that he’ll be joining Exodus and Death Angel — two of the headliners at his inaugural horror convention — on stage during their encores. The event, which has been dubbed Kirk Von Ham...
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Sep 10 2013

The Record that Changed My Life: Kirk Hammett Discusses UFO's 'Force It' (9/10/2013)
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Metallica's Kirk Hammett chooses (and discusses) the record that changed his life. UFOForce It (1975) I was 15 years old and a friend of mine brought it over to my house insisting I had to hear it. I was still living at my par...
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Aug 12 2013

Prime Cuts: Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Critique Key Songs in the Band’s Harsh, Noble History (8/12/2013)
Another gem from the Guitar World archive ... Metallica’s 1983 debut, the explosive Kill ’Em All, taught a grateful world a lesson in unbridled thrashing fury. Since then, their sound has passed through numerous stages, but the guttural intensit...
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Aug 6 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Sweet 16 — "One" (Kirk Hammett) Vs. "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (Eric Clapton) (8/6/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...
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Jul 26 2013

Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "One" (Kirk Hammett) Vs. "Cortez the Killer" (Neil Young) (7/26/2013)
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, sta...