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Kirk Hammett

American musician

Kirk Hammett

American musician
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birthday
18th
November, 1962
Birth Place
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

Kirk Lee Hammett (born November 18, 1962) is an American musician who has been the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for heavy metal band Metallica since 1983. Before joining Metallica he formed and named the band Exodus. In 2003, Hammett was ranked 11th on Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. In 2009, Hammett was ranked number 15 in Joel McIver’s book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Metallica Exodus Spastik Children

Birth Name

Kirk Lee Hammett

Genres

Heavy metal thrash metal hard rock speed metal

Labels

Warner Bros. Elektra Vertigo Megaforce

Website
Years Active

1979 present

Name

Kirk Hammett

Nationality

United States of America

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