- Name: Kirk Hammett
- Born: 11/18/1962 (58 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, songwriter, author
- Website: metallica.com
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.
Birth Name: Kirk Lee Hammett
Alias: Kirk Lee Hammett
Genre: Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Kirk Hammett quotes :
I love this pedal to death. The only way you could keep me from playing one is by chopping off my legs!Kirk Hammett
I'm death obsessed. You know, I have death all over my house. I have a stuffed two headed sheep!Kirk Hammett