Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett is the lead guitarist for the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. With his searing guitar solos and aggressive playing style, Hammett has helped define the sound of thrash metal, contributing to classic albums like "Master of Puppets" and "Ride the Lightning."


Hits like "Enter Sandman" and "One" showcase Hammett's technical prowess and melodic sensibility, earning him a reputation as one of the greatest metal guitarists of all time.

Hammett's contributions to Metallica's success and his influential guitar playing have solidified his status as a true guitar icon.


Hammett is closely associated with guitars from ESP, particularly his signature models like the ESP KH-2. He has also used amplifiers from brands like Marshall and Mesa/Boogie, known for their high-gain tones and powerful sound.

He has been seen playing guitars from brands like Fender and Gibson, including models like the Fender Jaguar and various Gibson Les Pauls.

Songs: High Plains Drifter, Satan, Maiden and the Monster

Gear: Gibson Les Paul   Mesa/Boogie amplifier   

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