METALLICA Guitarist's Custom-Built Vehicle To Make Public Debut

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's custom-built '36 Ford vehicle is close to being finished and will make its public debut at the Paso Robles Custom Car show in California. One of the most hotly anticipated hot-rods, the vehicle was built by the Salinas Boys (owned by Cole Foster, renowed custom made hot-rod builder) over a three-year period and features a unique sound system with a guitar amplifier built into the trunk. A picture of the car can be found here. Additional information can be found at

In related news, METALLICA's performance at this year's Rock Am Ring festival in Germany on June 4 will be broadcast live by MTV Germany, according to the MTV web site ( The festival is broadcast live on TV every year. The Heineken Jammin Festival in Imola, Italy on June 17 may also be broadcast live on TV but no official announcement has yet been made.

(Thanks: The 4 Horsemen Website)


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