Kirk Hammett - age: 59

Kirk Hammett

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ABOUT

Lead guitarist for heavy metal band Metallica, the group known for albums like Kill 'Em All. He was also a member of Exodus, a thrash metal outfit.As a heavy metal guitarist, he was ranked #11 on Rolling Stone's All-Time Best Guitarists list.He is joined by singer/guitarist James Hetfield, bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Lars Ulrich in Metallica.

BEFORE FAME

He worked at Burger King to make enough money to buy a Marshall amplifier. He formed his first band in 1980.

PERSONAL LIFE

He married Rebecca Enrica Kestelyn on December 3, 1987. After their divorce in 1991, he remarried Lani Gruttadauro on January 31, 1998. He has two sons named Vincenzo and Angel.

Famous Quotes
The same sensations that you get in heavy metal are in horror movies. Heavy metal sounds evil and horror movies are evil, ha ha!

FUN FACTS

Guitarist Kirk Hammett were born on Sunday, birthstone is Topaz, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Tiger, it is 320 days until Kirk Hammett next birthday.

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