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Kirk Hammett (Kirk Lee Hammett)

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Biography

San Francisco, California, USA
Hammett was born in San Francisco, California on November 18, 1962, to Teofila (Oyao) and Dennis L. Hammett, a merchant seaman. He learned guitar at age 15 and joined Metallica to replace Dave Mustaine in 1982. He has won several Grammys with Metallica and participated in their class action law suit against Napster. His father had Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry, and his mother's family is Filipino. Read more...

Actor

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MSN Exclusives 2012

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The Darwin Awards 2006

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Boogie 2002

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Music Nuggets 2010

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Metallica - Français pour une nuit 2009

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Hero of the Day 1998

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S&M Documentary 2000

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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014

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MTV Video Music Awards 1999 1999

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End of the Century 2003

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Lemmy 2010

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Pre-Metal 0

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Progressive Metal 0

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Kirk Hammett/Uli Jon Roth 0

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Metallica/Max Greenfield 0

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