One kick ass guitarist. May not be the best, but hawaii may not be the best holiday spot either. Doesn't mean it doesn't kick ass though. Joined Metallica in 1983 after Dave Mustaine was kicked out. The least whiney and monkey-like of four members.
Kirk Hammet is the guitarist for metallica, but the act of pulling a Kirk Hammet refers to playing very fast pentatonic scales with a wah wah pedal over and over again instead of using your talent to actually play.
Guy 1 "Bro what are you doing man? that guitar solo sounded like shit"
Guy 2 "Brah what are you talking about, I couldn't come up with anything so I just Kirk Hammeted."
One of the fastest guitarist ever. If you see him in concert he does arpegio runs that will blow your mind. The only reason the new albums don't have solos is because James Hetfield writes all the songs and he never writes anything that pushes Hammet's skills.
Kirk Hammet is so badass.
He replaced Mustaine he must be good.
kirk hammet of metallica...what can you say other than one of the greatest guitar players of all time. when you play 200 plus dates on the same tour,(black ulbum)shredding the living fuck out of them guitars,man!!! you got to respect that....