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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Developed My Own Musical Path While Being in Record Stores’

The Metallica guitarist says he developed his musical aesthetic by his trips to record stores as a youth.

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Kirk Hammett to Begin Writing Movie Script, Confirms Producer for New Metallica Album

In a new interview, Metallica's Kirk Hammett revealed he’s already got a killer plot in mind and he’ll begin writing a script later this month.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Pens Tribute to David Bowie

See what Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett wrote about David Bowie.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: Lemmy Kilmister Helped Me Realize ‘It Was OK to Be an Outsider’

The guitar great reveals how Motorhead impacted him as a teen and how their inspiration stays with him today.

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Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Once Pondered Ousting Lars Ulrich

Metallica were considering kicking drummer Lars Ulrich out of the band following the tour where bassist Cliff Burton lost his life in a bus accident.

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Kirk Hammett Confirms Metallica Are Recording New Songs, Expresses Desire to Create Horror Film

Kirk Hammett spoke about Metallica being able to work at their own pace and his personal interest in creating his own horror film.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Covers Blue Oyster Cult’s ‘Godzilla’ with Exodus at Comic-Con

Metallica's guitarist joined his old band on stage at a Comic-Con after party.

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Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September

We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Covers 100-Year Old Song for Unusual Compilation Album

The Metallica guitarist has covered 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for an unusual compilation for charity.

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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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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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