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

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.

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

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

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

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!

KocherTV : ahhh 240p we meet again

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

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

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

David Grimes : So many jealous people here...

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

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

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

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

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..

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

Allie Fettig : I am so wet right now.

Julien Verveer : ''Dead battery'' HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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.. 

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

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.

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.

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 .

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

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

PhunkDumpOfficial : lol.. "dead battery"

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

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

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.

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

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

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!!??!?!?

Andrei Asmarandei : Happy 51'st birthday, Kirk!

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

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.

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.

Glenn Atkinson : I really miss pre 1990 Metallica.😈

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

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

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..

Jaguer91 : This unknown guy is good, he should start his own band.

Roks94 : Dave mustaine ftw

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

Liza Maximo : Kirk is a MASTER!!!

Christian Salinas : This is cool and all, but can he play “seven nation army”?

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