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METALLICA Guitarist Kirk Hammett Reads A Portion Of The Band's New Kids' Book

Posted by on November 1, 2019 at 1:42 pm

Metallica recently announced their kids' book The ABCs Of Metallica. The book, co-authored by Howie Abrams of The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists and drawn by Michael "Kaves" McLeer, is out on November 26 and pairs up each letter of the alphabet with a specific time in Metallica's history.

You can watch guitarist Kirk Hammett read his portion of the book below. Hammett's section talks about his love of surfing and horror movies, as well as his time in Exodus. Which is a pretty cool shout out.

Grab the book here. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation, which is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.

In other news, Metallica will headline five major music festivals throughout 2020 where they'll play two sets each night. The dates are:

  • Epicenter (May 1-3) at its new location at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC [Tickets]
  • Welcome To Rockville (May 8-10) at its new location at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL [Tickets]
  • Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival (May 15-17) at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH [Tickets]
  • Louder Than Life (September 18-20) at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, KY [Tickets]
  • Aftershock (October 9-11) at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA [Tickets]

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