Oct 3, 2022Metal Hammer: Metallica's Kirk Hammett shares latest chapter of his increasingly dark online horror story
Kirk Hammett welcomes readers to the fourth installment of his horror tale, I Have To Get Rid Of This Guitar I Found
Sep 4, 2022Kerrang!: Here’s the epic setlist and all the special guests from the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert
From Liam Gallagher and Chrissie Hynde to Paul McCartney and Lars Ulrich, the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in London was nothing short of incredible.
Sep 3, 2022NME: Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and AC/DC’s Brian Johnson join forces at Taylor Hawkins tribute concert
The metal legends teamed up for a pair of AC/DC covers
Jul 26, 2022Consequence: Taipei Houston (Sons of Metallica’s Lars Ulrich) Share Debut Single “As the Sun Sets”: Stream
The duo will play a number of festivals and will support the Melvins on a handful of dates
Jul 19, 2022FOX12 Oregon: Metallica partners with Clackamas CC for fourth year to fund trade programs
Clackamas Community College is partnering with rock band Metallica for the fourth year to help with funding for technical education programs.
Jul 18, 2022Racine County Eye: Metallica donates grant to Gateway Technical College for 4th year in a row
The $10,000 grant awards scholarships to students who apply to the Metallica scholarship program and the advanced manufacturing course.
Jul 4, 2022NME: Robert Trujillo’s son added guitar tracks to Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ for its ‘Stranger Things’ inclusion
Trujillo said he was "proud" of his son, Tye Trujillo, in an Instagram post
Jul 4, 2022Louder: Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo's son were involved in *that* Stranger Things Master Of Puppets scene
Rob Trujillo has revealed that his son Tye helped out on the already iconic Stranger Things scene - with some help from Kirk
Jun 16, 2022Louder: Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich's sons, aka Taipei Houston, to play Reading/Leeds fests
Taipei Houston, Cassyette, Alissic, HO99O9, Panic Shack, Ashnikko, Glaize among final batch of Reading/Leeds festivals adds.
Jun 13, 2022Barleycorn Drinks: BARLEYCORN WINNERS REVEALED! The Best Whiskeys Of Spring 2022 According To Journalists
This Spring, hundreds of whiskey’s submitted their finest juice to be blind-tasted by the most influential spirit journalists and authors on the planet. Finally, the results are here, and we are proud to unveil Below the Barleycorn Society’s favorite whiskeys of Spring 2022.
Metallica had just finished delivering an awesome two-hour headlining set at BottleRock Napa Valley on Friday, May 27. Yet, two of the band’s members — guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo — were far from done for the night.
Mixed by Bob Rock, arranged by Emmy award winning composer Blake Neely and featuring Greg Fidelman on bass, drummer Abe Laborial and, crucially, conductor Edwin Outwater (who scored Metallica’s ‘S&M 2’) ‘Portals’ comprises four bombastic instrumental pieces that, predominantly inspired by the guitarist’s hardwired love of horror films, were designed to create mini-movies in your mind.
Apr 29, 2022Loudwire: Watch Lars Ulrich’s Sons’ Band Taipei Houston Play Full Set for Radio Station
Taipei Houston are made up of 23-year-old Myles and 20-year-old Layne Ulrich. Myles plays drums and Layne plays bass and sings.
Apr 27, 2022Goldmine Magazine: Metallica's Kirk Hammett: How I accidentally became a "Full-On Jethro Tull Fan"
"It didn’t help losing to them in 1989 for that Grammy,” Hammett says, laughing.
Apr 25, 2022Kerrang!: Kirk Hammett: “It’s weird, I’m 59 years old and I don’t think I’ve even peaked creatively or musically”
Fresh from the release of his debut solo EP Portals, Kirk Hammett talks creativity away from Metallica, the “audio cinematic approach”, and why he’s still got so much left in the tank…
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has released his first music under his own name with the new four-song instrumental EP Portals.
Apr 23, 2022Billboard: Kirk Hammett Explains Why New Solo EP ‘Portals’ Shows a Musical Side of Him ‘Much Bigger Than What People See in Metallica’
With his debut solo EP, Metallica's celebrated lead guitarist takes an unexpected stylistic turn
Review: Kirk Hammett flexes his prog and soundtrack-influenced muscles with new EP Portals
Apr 22, 2022Loudwire: Interview: Kirk Hammett Explains Why His Solo EP Couldn’t Have Happened Until Now
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett's solo EP Portals, a cinematic journey of expansive instrumental music out in time for this year's Record Store Day (April 23), is already a historic Metallica item.
Apr 22, 2022Consequence: Kirk Hammett on Discovering Prog Rock and Having the First Metallica Solo Release
The guitar god talks about his Portals EP
Apr 22, 2022Rolling Stone: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on Finally Going Solo: ‘I Was Shocked That I Got the Band’s Blessing’
It’s taken nearly four decades for the guitarist to want to record something outside the band. Now he’s releasing the instrumental EP Portals
“Portals” is Hammett’s first-ever solo album — and it’s excellent.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett has finally made an EP of horror music.