Kirk Hammett shows riffs from Master Of Puppets

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WashingtonMonster86 : People its this simple: Kirk was nothing more than a early 80's thrasher who's band got picked up by big labels. Once then in the spot light was encouraged to become a spot light "flashy" guitar player. Kirk never wanted or thinks he is a Joe Satriani or anything else. he's just a dude like you and I, that loves to jam. period.

Jay Semiz : Been a minute since I seen this lol. I watched this every few days when I was 12 years old, trying my damndest to charge the 'dead battery' lmao. Also, I bet no one noticed the Gibson-to-ESP guitar switch.

Mitchell O’Callaghan : he should join metallica

Neverdnim Pacal : Pause it at 5:22, kirk looks like he just figured out the meaning of life.

m169marroquin : Play dead battery over and over and over, you'll pick it up in no time.

VulcherHead : He's almost as good as the actual guy from Metallica.

HearGear : I really love this guitar sound.. i wonder what kinda amp/distortion he is using in this video, it seems like he is using Neck pickup as well.. 

KocherTV : ahhh 240p we meet again

Beren Hamilton : He should teach people the solos on St.Anger!

Julien Verveer : ''Dead battery'' HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Joseph Pavey : love the way he says "from Metallica" with a huge smile like he's still amazed and thrilled to be in the band

Øyvind Finne : The riff from damage, Inc is one of the most badass riff ever to be made

David Grimes : So many jealous people here...

Christopher Barksdale : "Underrated", "overrated" who cares. He's a really great guitarist.

ralph110281 : I'm sick of all ya'll kirk haters! with your "he's sloppy " and all I bet none of ya'll can play half as good as him!!

Aaron Mifsud : Fuck he reminds me of Michael Jackson with that voice. I wonder if he can moon walk while using the wah

Ed Goeke : 0:31 "FROM Metallica" Like you would've been a fake Kirk Hammet

Allie Fettig : I am so wet right now.

Saki Kaskas : Yeah, yeah, yeah.... blah, blah, blah... Kirk has always been the brunt of heavy metal guitarists jokes because he's not as proficient as, say, Paul Gilbert, Malmsteen, Van Halen or any of those other virtuosos. You know what? I used to be one of those people. Always thought he was 'ok'. But the bottom line is that virtuosity is not what matters. It's music that matters and Kirk was the right fit for the band. Hell, they don't need a third cook; Lars and James. Those guys are clearly the ones with the egos and if they hired a lead guitarist with an ego, they would last as long any one hit wonder band. Hey, no disrespect to Kirk, I'm not saying he's a push over in the band, after all, Kirk came up with the Enter Sandman riff. All I'm saying is that every band needs its own special chemistry in order to evolve and sustain as a unit over the years and years as a relevant act through the string of time and they have managed to pull it off. I often draw parallels between Kirk and Mick Mars. Both incredibly important pieces to each bands puzzle despite their humble and egoless natures. But without guys like these, bands like Metallica and Motley Crue wouldn't last and would end up broke and searching for other ways to make a living. My last two comments about Kirk: Despite my thinking that he's an average guitarist, I'd have to think again, especially after watching this video. I've been playing guitar for almost 30 years and still can't downstroke as proficiently as he can. And the solo on Harvester of Sorrows? Man, that was intimidating at the time. Give the guy the respect he deserves because, for a while, I was one of those who looked 'down' on him. But, now that I'm older and wiser, I take all of that back. Respect!

DarthMuse : People say Kirk is bad just because his not as technical but no one can deny he does have a lot of speed specially in his prime go look at up someone of metallica's older heavy live stuff..

John Noonan : How do some people think this is sloppy?

Taylor of Darchera : Lol "Dead battery!" Kirk is such a dork. :D

Bugs Bunny : I'd have him in my band, audition passed.

Yavuz Erol : He is playing wrong? How the fuck can the creator of a song can play it wrong? Whatever he plays is the ultimate accurate ones. It may sound diffrent because they harmonize the first three chords on the intro of MoP.

Lucas Weiman Guitar : Very tight player. Crazy that Satriani trained both him and Steve Vai....

PhunkDumpOfficial : lol.. "dead battery"

reizack : how can they have such a quick downpicking technique??

Steve Borowsky : Turn that treble up!! I personally always like a very cutting sort of sound, and you can only get that when you increase the treble. Overdoing that bass and mid can kinda makes it start to sound muddy.

Smelly Web : I could watch this all day

Jadyn Death : Hmmm...I would want Kirk as my teacher. Since I'm horrible at guitar. It's Sad But True.

Rtdog Iuyh : he is one of the best metal guitarists there are

Daniel Lins : WTF? I think Kirk's guitar already came with wah wah effect on it , and he don't know how to switch it off .

0TruckMafk ☢TM™"... The BigMean CommentSection BadAss : This guy is awesome! Metallica should use him for a day as a guitarist! That would be cool!

MyersMusicUK : Haha starts with a wah solo, of course it does! I wouldn't expect anything less from Kirk Wahmmett

V10 FSI : he doesent even act like he was in the greatest metal band past 1980, he's so cool

bryan matte : Dave Mustaine could played that way better

blu byford : There's no structure to his solos

Trevor Robert : Screw you guys. Kirk is amazing. It's not a one man band, James, Lars, and Robert make it a working process that put them at the number one spot for metal.

Pinhead Larry : Pretty overrated in my opinion. Dave Mustaine, Chuck Schulinder, and Dimebag Darrel are all much better metal guitarists but don't get nearly as much recognition as Kirk. I'm not saying he's bad, and I'm not saying I could play better, I just don't get with some people consider him the best guitarist of all-time.

arcykaplanhehe : he's sloppy !

落ち込んでHayden : Dave mustaine ftw

Liza Maximo : Kirk is a MASTER!!!

joshAKAtheman : cool video but why is kirk teaching how to play james riffs lol

Joshua Barrett : I think kirk is way better at lead guitar than Dave mustaine but Dave has a better rhythm guitar tone in my opinion.

Jason Taylor : I think James should be here, not Kirk. Because almost all the songs of Master of Puppets made by James.

ShitDog : He is playing it all wrong, who is this guy?

Andrei Asmarandei : Happy 51'st birthday, Kirk!

71gibsonpower : Lil Wayne better than you..kirk..

Brian England : I am a huge Metallica fan. I'm not a huge Kirk Hammett fan. His recorded solos are great. His live performances are not. He sounds out of tune when playing riffs with Hetfield. His live solos are sloppy. I'm not bashing the guy personally (obviously). He just doesn't shine when playing live. 

Sophia Hendrix : 'Hi, I'm Kirk Hammett from Metallica" Okay, Kirk, I accept.  I'll marry you