Then in April of 1983, Kirk received a call from Metallica because they were firing Dave Mustaine. So Kirk got his money and left California for the first time to arrive at New York. He auditioned and thus began Kirk's career as lead guitar in Metallica.
2) Metallica's Lead Guitarist that has composed some pretty amazing solos to date. Things that make him happy include pentatonic scales and wah wah pedals. And don't forget his stuffed two headed sheep and his thrash metal!