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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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10 Awesome Kirk Hammett Guitar Solos

Metallica have created some of the most critically acclaimed music in the world of rock and metal over the course of three decades. And one of the foundations of their music has been Kirk Hammett's stellar guitar playing. He's behind some of the biggest face-melting tunes in history and he'

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Jams With Death Angel at ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book Launch

Metallica's Kirk Hammett is making the rounds showing off his 'Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection' book of horror memorabilia, but during a stop in San Francisco to promote his page-turner, he worked in some music for those in attendance as well. Hammett welcomed Death Angel as guest performers at the event and joined them for a set.

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Kirk Hammett Dishes on Next Metallica Album, 3D Film and 2013 Orion Music Festival

Kirk Hammett, lead shredder for Metallica, is a busy man. From writing and releasing his first book that chronicles his massive collection of horror movie memorabilia to filming a 3D movie with his bandmates, Hammett doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon.

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

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

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 Book Details

Since 1993, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett has been writing a column in Guitar World called The Sound & The Fury, in which he teaches some of his famous licks, riffs and techniques.  Now, a book combining all of the guitarist’s columns is coming out and it’ll be accompanied by a CD of demos played by former Grim Reaper axeman Nick Bowcott. 

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Metallica’s New Project

Metallica are heading back into the studio soon to work on the follow-up to 2008’s Death Magnetic, and guitarist Kirk Hammett is talking about the new album.  The rocker told Rolling Stone that it will be a bit out of the ordinary, explaining, “It’s not 100 percent a Metallica record. 

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