Kirk Lee Hammett is an American musician. He has been lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for the heavy metal band Metallica.
While I am on break from the podcast recording the new Hatebreed album, we are digging some of my favorite interviews out of the vault, this one is from a few years back and its a good one, Guitar god Kirk Hammett is my guest! if you want to check out some of the other interviews hidden in there, follow the instructions on the bottom of the description and join the GaS Digital Network!Support Our code code code code 15JASTAThe newest 15 episodes are always free, but if you want access to all the archives, watch live, chat live, access to the forums, and get the show five days before it comes out everywhere else - you can subscribe now at and use the code JASTA to save 15% on the entire network.
Metallica guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Kirk Hammett visits the studio to discuss his lifelong love affair with horror films, his priceless collection of movie memorabilia, his sympathy for "misunderstood" monsters and the shared connection between horror fans and metal heads. Also, Karloff goes digital, Kirk meets Robert Crumb, Forrest Ackerman drives a hard bargain and Gilbert pens a fan letter to Lon Chaney Jr! PLUS: "White Zombie"! "It Conquered the World"! Maria Ouspenskaya returns! The art of Basil Gogos! And Horrible Herman, the Asiatic Insect! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Legendary Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett talked with Toucher & Rich about his exhibition of classic movie posters at the Peabody Essex Museum as well as his many stories from his 30-plus years in one of the most famous bands in the world.
James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett from Metallica return to the Nerdist! They talk with Chris about ways to keep pizza warm while playing shows, how their kids feel about them being rock stars and playing shows as they get older. They also talk about their new album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, how they come up with new songs and new sounds and their favorite comedy movies!
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Nov 18th, 1962
San Francisco, CA, USA
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4 hours, 25 minutes
Podchaser Creator ID logo 171223