Russian Dude Shreds Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' on Converted Piano“I always wanted to play guitar solos... but my Russian parents wanted me to play piano. So I took the piano and made it a guitar.”
Kirk Hammett's Monster Movie Poster Collection Goes on Exhibit"My collection takes me to a place where I need to be. Among the monsters, where I'm most comfortable and creative."
Metallica's Kirk Hammett Selling His 1968 JaguarHammett has put his 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 2+2 up for sale to the highest bidder.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett Slams Donald Trump, Wants Twitter War"I’m just waiting to get into a personal Twitter war with him."
The Daily Cut: Metallica "Fade to Black"Happy 53rd birthday to Metallica frontman James Hetfield.
Watch Half of Metallica Play the National Anthem at the NBA FinalsBassist Robert Trujillo also had a busy weekend.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett Lost iPhone with 250 Riff Ideas for New Album"I was crushed. It didn’t get backed up.”
Classic Rock Almanac November 18, 2014Your Daily Review of Classic Rock History
Watch Metallica’s Entire Antarctica Concert Played Without AmpsIn a geodesic dome surrounded by a small group of Latin American contest winners and research scientists, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo performed a short set of old hits at a site near the heliport at Carlini Argentine Base, Antarctica.
Metallica Reveals 2013 Orion Festival LineupThe biggest metal band in the world has not only conquered the festival circuit, it's created its own.
Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound offTuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock'n'roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Hendrix At 70: "My Favorite Guitar Player Of All Time" - Kirk Hammett Of MetallicaKirk Hammett was an early member of Exodus before replacing Dave Mustaine (later of Megadeth) in Metallica. And while the music of the Bay Area thrash metal scene only has a passing resemblance to Hendrix, Hammett has often paid tribute to the man by playing bits of Jimi's "Little Wing" in his guitar solos.