Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Metallica's Kirk Hammett

Kirk Lee Hammett (born November 18, 1962) is the lead guitarist and a songwriter in the band Metallica and has been a member of the band since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus. In 2003 Kirk Hammett was ranked 11th in Rolling Stone's list - The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Born on November 18, 1962 in San Francisco to a Filipina mother (Chefela) and an Irish Merchant Marine father.[2] Kirk Hammett attended De Anza High School in Richmond, California.


  1. Kirk Hammett should be paid homage for what he does.. He is a legendary guitarist yet he never forgot his roots


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