Kirk Hammett – Kirk Lee Hammett was born the 18th of November, 1962. He took the helm of lead guitarists and contributing songwriter to the Band Metallica in 1983, one of the most popular bands in the US and around the world for their hard, distorted, speedy riffs and rhythms.
Prior to joining the ranks of Metallica, Kirk founded the band Exodus. He’s remains with Metallica as of early spring of 2020.
Kirk made the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, dropping in at position 11 in 2003. Joel McIver’s 2009 book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists, rankled Kirk position 15.
Heavy metal, hard rock, thrash metal
Artist Website Link: http://metallica.com/
with Death Angel
Kill as One (Demo) (Producer)
Metal Militia (Demo)
1982 Demo (1982)
Die By His Hand (1983)
Tempo of the Damned (2004)
Blood In, Blood Out (2014)