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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'We're Still Right About NAPSTER'

Earlier this month, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed on the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4 channel. You can now watch the segment below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he thinks METALLICA's reluctance to make its previous albums available on streaming and digital music services had a negative impact on ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform HASSISEN KONE's 'Rappiolla' In Helsinki (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover version of the the song "Rappiolla", originally written and recorded by the '80s Finnish rock band HASSISEN KONE, during METALLICA's May 11 concert at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. "Rappiolla" was part of the fun and ...

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METALLICA Joined By MICHAEL MONROE At Helsinki Concert (Video)

Former HANOI ROCKS singer Michael Monroe joined Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett on stage earlier tonight (Wednesday, May 9) during METALLICA's concert at at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland to perform his solo song "Dead, Jail Or Rock 'N' Roll". Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. The original recording of "Dead, Jail ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform EUROPE's 'The Final Countdown' In Stockholm (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover version of the EUROPE classic "The Final Countdown" during METALLICA's May 5 concert " at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 21 shows in Europe since early February and has another three dates booked between ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform SPIDER MURPHY GANG's 'Skandal Im Sperrbezirk' In Munich (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Skandal Im Sperrbezirk", a song originally written and recorded by the German band SPIDER MURPHY GANG, during METALLICA's April 26 concert in in Munich. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA has played 18 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH And KIRK HAMMETT Discuss Their Interest In Science (Video)

During their ongoing European tour, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett visited the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN (an acronym for the facility's French name, Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire). Based in Geneva on the Franco-Swiss border, CERN operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world and is ...

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METALLICA Pays Tribute To CELTIC FROST's MARTIN AIN With 'Procreation Of The Wicked' Cover In Geneva (Video)

Bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett paid tribute to late CELTIC FROST bassist Martin Eric Ain during METALLICA's concert earlier tonight (Wednesday, April 11) at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. They performed the Swiss extreme metal pioneers' classic song "Procreation Of The Wicked", featured on 1984's "Morbid Tales" album. Trujillo said prior to launching into ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform PETER SCHILLING's 'Major Tom' In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of Peter Schilling's "Major Tom" during METALLICA's April 9 concert at Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 15 shows in Europe since early February and has another nine dates booked between now and mid-May. METALLICA recently ...

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Resurrection - MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST

The moment was bigger than anyone could've expected, but the end result was something everyone saw coming. The MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST gave fans the rare treat of seeing three vocalists sharing one stage behind the MSG banner. Robin McCauley, Gary Barden and Graham Bonnet returned to Schenker's court of honor in what appeared to be ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform DRAFI DEUTSCHER Cover In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Marmor, Stein Und Eisen Bricht", a song originally written and recorded by German singer Drafi Deutscher, during METALLICA's April 7 concert in in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 14 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Recalls Infamous 1982 Show With MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP When He Exposed Himself To Crowd

Jay Nanda of Alamo True Metal conducted an interview with veteran British rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (ALCATRAZZ, RAINBOW, IMPELLITTERI) prior to his March 31 performance at Vibes Event Center in San Antonio, Texas, as part of MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform TANKCSAPDA's 'A Legjobb Méreg' In Budapest (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "A Legjobb Méreg", a song originally written and recorded by the Hungarian hard rock/heavy metal band TANKCSAPDA, during METALLICA's April 5 concert in in Budapest, Hungary. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 13 shows in Europe since early February ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Pay Tribute To MICHAEL SCHENKER In Hamburg (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's "Into The Arena" and UFO's "Rock Bottom" during METALLICA's March 29 concert in Hamburg, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. Hammett is a featured guest on "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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SLASH, JIMMY PAGE, KEITH RICHARDS Spotlighted in ERNIE BALL's New Campaign Celebrating 'The Colors Of Rock 'N' Roll'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is a "Purple" man. LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page has been playing "Pinks" for years. THE ROLLING STONES' Keith Richards always goes for the "Green." We're talking about the iconic and exhilaratingly colorful packaging of Ernie Ball's Slinky guitar strings — each vibrantly designed pack representing a different string recipe/gauge. For ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Fourth Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The fourth trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'We Thrive Off Being Challenged'

Polar Music Prize recently conducted an interview with METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about his previous comment that he plays "mostly rhythm" guitar during METALLICA's concerts, Hammett said: "Well, when I said that statement, what I mean is a lot of times, over the course of the song, ...

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