Kirk Hammett

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Kirk Lee Hammett (born November 18, 1962) is the lead guitarist and a songwriter in the heavy metal band Metallica and has been a member of the band 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 5 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.

 

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Birth Name

Kirk Lee Hammett

Instruments

Guitar

Origin

United States

Years active

1979–present

Date Born

Sunday, November 18, 1962

City Born

San Francisco, California, US

Age

56

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