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Watch: “distracted” Kirk Hammett butcher intro to Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” at Boston Calling

Posted by on June 1, 2022

  Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett butchered the intro to their classic 1991 black album track, “Nothing Else Matters,” during their headlining set on Sunday (29th) at the Boston Calling festival in Allston, Massachusetts. The mishap took place shortly after Hammett teased the classic Boston track, “More Than A Feeling,” when he moved into slaughtering the […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/18: Halestorm is Back From the Charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the May 6th releases.   Notable Debuts: Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic) Debut #2 14,200 sold The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother.       […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: Rammstein making time for charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 29th releases.   Notable Debuts: Rammstein, Zeit (Universal) Debut #4 17,000 sold The always entertaining German unit drop their eighth studio record. Written and recorded during the lockdown in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: The Impact of Record Store Day

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 22nd releases. A lot of bands fell off the charts, including some big names such as Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, and more. The biggest drop […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett unveils “High Plains Drifter” music video

Posted by on April 22, 2022

  Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has shared a music video for his latest solo single, “High Plains Drifter.” The track is taken from Hammett’s debut solo EP, Portals, out April 23rd via Blackened Recordings.   Watch the clip below:    

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Listen to the new Kirk Hammett song “High Plains Drifter”

Posted by on April 15, 2022

  Metallica fans get ready; Kirk Hammett’s first-ever solo EP, Portals, is scheduled to arrive on April 23rd via Blackened Recordings. Today (15th), the guitarist and horror enthusiast has unveiled the first taste with the instrumental track “High Plains Drifter,” and it’s everything you’d expect from him, if not more. His love for horror shines […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett gearing up to introduce ‘Nights Of Lono’ comic book series

Posted by on March 2, 2022

    Kirk Hammett, lead guitarist for Metallica, will be putting out a new comic book series later this year with co-creator Marcel Feldmar. Currently titled ‘Nights Of Lono,’ Hammett will also be providing the foreword for an upcoming book to be published about Shudder’s adaptation of the ‘Creepshow’ franchise. AMC Networks Publishing will be […]

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Kirk Hammett, Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Gojira, among artists releasing Record Store Day exclusives

Posted by on February 17, 2022

  The full list of Record Store Day 2022 releases is out.  Hard rock and metal is well-represented on the list, with the likes of Foo Fighters, Judas Priest, Gojira, Sepultura, Alice In Chains, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett, Black Label Society, Def Leppard, L.A. Guns, Kittie, Opeth, Pearl Jam and ex-Queensryche’s Geoff Tate among those with […]

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Kirk Hammett to release solo debut EP in April

Posted by on February 8, 2022

    Kirk Hammett has announced his solo-project will be unleashed to the world to celebrate Record Store Day with the release of his debut EP, Portals, which will be available exclusively at a local independent retailer and in the Met Store on Saturday, April 23rd. What initially started out as a soundtrack to The […]

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Pro Shot footage available of The Wedding Band (Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Doc Coyle, etc.) covering Billy Idol’s “White Wedding”

Posted by on January 27, 2021

  July 2019 feels like yesterday when we would plan our monthly schedule for concerts. On July 26, 2019, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, along with Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe), Joey Castillo (Queens of the Stone Age, Zakk Sabbath), and Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves, God Forbid), gathered together as The Wedding Band and […]

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