NewsKirk Hammett Joins EXODUS Onstage During "Fear FestEvil"

Kirk Hammett Joins EXODUS Onstage During “Fear FestEvil”

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett joined his former band EXODUS on stage last night (Friday, February 7) at his first annual horror convention, dubbed Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL, at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California to perform the EXODUS song “Piranha” and the BLUE ÖYSTER CULT classic “Godzilla”.

Video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of

Hammett was a member of EXODUS’ original lineup before replacing Dave Mustaine in METALLICA in 1983. In fact, Hammett was not only the person who came up with the EXODUS name, but also the first from the band to meet original EXODUS singer Paul Baloff and brought him into the group.

Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil kicked off on Thursday (February 6) and lasts through Saturday (February 8),

Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEviL will include additional musical performances by Nuclear Blast artists CARCASS, DEATH ANGEL and ORCHID.

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