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.

Mitchell O’Callaghan : he should join metallica

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

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.

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!!

KocherTV : ahhh 240p we meet again

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!

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

JAYMEZ : This guy got some great riffs he should be in a band

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

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

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

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

David Grimes : So many jealous people here...

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

Allie Fettig : I am so wet right now.

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

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

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.

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..

Julien Verveer : ''Dead battery'' HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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

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 .

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.

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.

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.. 

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

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

Coltallic : Idk why people always say James is a downpicking god when Kirk downpicks the same parts.

PhunkDumpOfficial : lol.. "dead battery"

Alan Lloyd : kirk hammett is great.  megadeth fanboys and guitar scale nerds like to say he is not because they are so successful it brings out the hate in people.   he is really a nice guy too.  really really nice.  its not cool to hate on him.

elfome culiao : I think when Kirk join to Metallica for the First time he was a fucking god and still a inspiration for many guitars And you can heard and justice for all the most complicated solos by Hammett

Andrei Asmarandei : Happy 51'st birthday, Kirk!

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

Hans Gerber : In case it helps: 0:06 random solo 1 0:49 figure 1 intro riff (master of puppets) 1:13 figure 2 heavy riff 2(master of puppets) 1:46 figure 3 heavy riff 3(master of puppets) 2:09 figure 4 intro + picking (sanitarium) 2:58 figure 5 heavy riff (sanitarium) 3:52 figure 6 heavy riff (battery) 4:56 figure 7 heavy riff (damage inc.) 5:19 figure 8 intro + clean riff (the thing that should not be) 5:39 figure 8 heavy riff (the thing that should not be) 6:25 random solo 2

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

Tanner Sam : Buys thousands of dollars in equipment Still sounds like kirk hammet..

jason goldfinger : Yeah dude I see so many people bash kirk Hammett although he is the lead guitar player for the biggest/most successful metal band. To me its like saying Eric Clapton sucks.. How.the hell can ANYONE say that kirk sucks!!??!?!?

TeufelhundOR : wha covers lots of slop..    It is what it is, not downing him he is a rock star, but he is far from the best guitar player... he is ok but nothing to lose your mind over, right place at the right time, with the right songs, nothing more..

Sean P : I don't care what anyone says Metallica is one of the best bands ever. and for the record kirk is sick with the guitar. all you talking crap sound like some butt hurt haters.

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.

Tom Plante : Master on Vinyl is the best record that I own...and the best concert of my life was at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale NY '09. The most intense Head Banging and Fist Pumping Night of my life. My buddy calls me up an hour before the show- "yo, what are you up to?"...Ehh just chillin the rest of the night..."Not anymore. We're going to see Metallica!!!"...What!?! "I just got in contact with a security guard who has tickets"...And we proceeded to race down the Meadowbrook Pwy and got into our seats behind Lars...just in time for- Ohh Ohhh, oh ohhhh, oh oh oh ohh, nah nahhh nan nahhh!

Liza Maximo : Kirk is a MASTER!!!

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

Barry Cooper : $ all those who says he's crap or sloppy? Get a life. Why even bother?

HMat : His riffs are included on  Fade to black / Trapped under ice / Creeping death  Master of puppets / The Thing that should not be / Welcome home (sanitarium) / Disposable heroes / Damage inc.  To name a few. He is a riff master too not just a lead guitarist. He has major role in Metallica. Especially in the classic Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett line-up days

big kev : he looks like he's wearing a janitors outfit

Coltallic : Should've of got James instead

shay dishman : sounds way heavier slowed down.....