Biography - Kirk Hammet




Instrument:
 Guitar (equipment list)
Specialty: Kick-ass, full-blown lead guitar vocals
Birthday: November  18, 1962
From: San Francisco, California
Vitals: 5'8" & 134 lbs (1.7 meters & 60.78 kilos);  brown hair & brown eyes
Marital status: Happily Divorced
Drives: Land Cruiser, mountain bike, '55 Dodge Coronet, '66 Mercedes Benz
Drinks: Martinis, Sky Vodka, green tea 
Eats: Sushi, Mexican food, pasta, Indian food 
Sports teams: None ("I hate sports!")
Before Metallica: Played in Exodus, drank a lot
Likes: Mountain biking, tattoos, piercing, collecting old horror-movie stuff, cigars, 
 philosophy, H.P. Lovecraft
Listens to: Jimi Hendrix, UFO, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple. Led Zeppelin, Kiss, John Coltrane, 
 Goul, Mule, Chet Baker, Prez Prado, AIC, David Bowie, U2, King Crimson, Robert Johnson
Heroes: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Jimi Hendrix, Chet Baker, Diane Arbus, John Coltrane, 
 Charles Bukowski, Edward Munch, Joel Peter Whitkin
First concert: Day on the Green with the Eagles, Steve Miller, Heart, and Foreigner
Describes self as: Smelly, ugly, happy, obsessive, progressive, curious


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