Blog Posts - Kirk Hammett



Thrashback Thursday: “One” by Metallica

I know what you're thinking: "Ides has lost it. The old boy's gone senile and forgotten that he just featured Metallica in last week's Thrashback Thursday!" Well, fear not dear reader, there is a reason for my redundancy. I awoke this morning to see...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 22, 2015

Thrashback Thursday: “Hit The Lights” By Metallica

I found myself the other day trying to explain to my kids the immense impact that Metallica had on the metal underground when they first burst onto the scene in 1982. That's right kids; Metallica was an underground (and cutting edge) band once upon a...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 15, 2015

Listen Now: “Salt The Wound” By Exodus Featuring Kirk Hammett

Bay Area thrash masters Exodus are set to release their tenth studio album Blood In, Blood Out on October 14th via Nuclear Blast Records. Guitarist Gary Holt has been doing double duty playing not only in Exodus but also filling the slot left vacant...
by Geeks of Doom on Sep 10, 2014

Thrashback Thursday: ‘Toxic Waltz’ by Exodus

From their third album, 1989's Fabulous Disaster, here is Richmond, California's own Exodus with the track "Toxic Waltz." Watch the video here below [...] The post Thrashback Thursday: ‘Toxic Waltz’ by Exodus appeared first on Geeks of Do...
by Geeks of Doom on Aug 14, 2014

Kirk Hammett To Sign His Limited Edition Zombie Action Figure At SDCC 2014

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will be at this year's San Diego Comic-Con later this month where he'll be signing his new limited edition zombie action figure. The Famous Zombies Jr. limited edition green Hammett figure, which is being released by...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 15, 2014

Yes, That’s Metallica Doing An ESPN Commercial

Metallica must REALLY need cash! That's the only explanation that I can come up with for the lows that they are willing to sink to these days. In their latest display of shameless corporate whoring, they appear in an ESPN commercial, shilling for the...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 14, 2014

Thrashback Thursday: Metallica: “Fight Fire With Fire” Live In Canada 1986

For my first Thrashback Thursday post on Geeks Of Doom, I am going back to where it all started for me. My friend Tony had told me "There is this new band called Metallica that you have to hear... they're amazing!" So off I trekked on my bicycle to m...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 10, 2014

Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Hits New Sales Record; Remains No. 1 Charting Album In Soundscan

Metallica's 1991 self-titled album, best known as The Black Album, a record which has remained a sort of crossroads for the legendary hyper thrash/hyper progressive foursome, has for a long time been the best-selling album in the history of Nielsen S...
by Geeks of Doom on May 30, 2014

Streaming Review: Classic Albums: Metallica: The Black Album

Classic Albums – Metallica: The Black Album Netflix DVD Directed by Matthew Longfellow Starring James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted, Bob Rock Eagle Rock Entertainment Originally Released: November 06, 2001 With the buzz surrou...
by Geeks of Doom on Aug 2, 2013

METALLICA – Quebec Magnetic

Band: Metallica Di bentuk pada tahun: 1981 Album: Quebec Magnetic Tanggal Rilis: 10 Desember 2012 Type: DVD Negara: Amerika Serikat (Los ANgeles/San Francisco, California) Genre: Bay Area Thrash Metal (1981-1990) Heavy Metal (1988-2003) Hard Rock (19...
by Metal Is Power on Oct 26, 2012

‘The problem is we have too many ideas’: Busy Metallica might be ready to make new music again

Metallica has been busy lately, it seems, with everything except new music — something that’s going to change soon, according to guitarist Kirk Hammett. The band is prepping now for the December 10, 2012 release of Quebec Magnetic, a doub...
by Something Else Reviews on Oct 25, 2012

FOZZY – Sin and Bones

Band: Fozzy Di bentuk pada tahun: 1999 Album: Sin And Bones Tanggal Rilis: 14 Agustus 2012 Type: Full Length Album Negara: Amerika Serikat (Atlanta, Georgia) Genre: Heavy Metal Chris Jericho »» Vocals (2000-) Rich Ward »» Guitars, Vocals (2000-)...
by Metal Is Power on Aug 3, 2012

$3 MP3 Album Deal: Metallica ‘Black Album’

This week, Metallica's Black Album is on sale in MP3 format for only $2.99. The CD is currently $13.25. Of all Metallica albums, this one is not my favorite, but everyone in the universe loves it, thanks to hits like "Enter Sandman," and the ballads...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 26, 2012

DANIELE LIVERANI – Eleven Mysteries

Band: Daniele Liverani Di bentuk pada tahun: 1999 Album: Eleven Mysteries Tanggal Rilis: 20 Juli 2012 Type: Full Length Album Negara: Italia (Ravenna, Emilia Romagna) Genre: Progressive Metal / Rock Daniele Liverani »» Guitars, Keyboards, Bass Marc...
by Metal Is Power on Jul 11, 2012

BENEATH – Enslaved by Fear

Band: Beneath Di bentuk pada tahun: 2007 Album: Enslaved By Fear Tanggal Rilis: 17 Juli 2012 Type: Full Length Album Negara: Iceland (Reykjavík) Genre: Brutal Death Metal Gísli Sidmundsson »» Vocals (2007-) Jóhann Ingi Singurðsson »» GUitars...
by Metal Is Power on Jul 9, 2012

Metallica Making 3D Feature Film With ‘Predators’ Director Nimrod Antal

The Beatles. The Monkees. The Village People. Cinema history is rife with tales of legendary music groups who made an epic stab for celluloid stardom. Many have tried. Some of them failed. Have you ever seen Can't Stop the Music? The latest super gr...
by Geeks of Doom on Mar 9, 2012


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