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Kirk Hammett 1989 Les Paul Custom

Above: Kirk Hammett archival photo with his 1989 Gibson Les Paul Custom.

Credit: Ross Halfin.

An Artfully Recreated and Murphy Lab Aged Version of the Metallica Icon’s Versatile Les Paul Custom,

Available Worldwide on

Gibson Custom Shop is the

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Rex Brown Thunderbird Bass

All images courtesy of Epiphone

Acclaimed Multi-instrumentalist, Solo-Artist, and Member of Pantera Partners with Epiphone

Rex Brown Thunderbird Bass, Available Worldwide on

The First Epiphone Signature Guitar From Legendary Bassist Rex Brown.

For over 150 years, Epiphone has been …

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Metallica Marching Band Competition Winners Announced

Time Marches On

Winners in Five Categories Chosen by Metallica and Two Fan Favorites Chosen by Popular Vote to Receive Nearly $200,000 in Prizes

Presented by Metallica, Tama, Sweetwater, KHS America, Zildjian, D’Addario Woodwinds, Evans Drumheads, ProMark, Gator, Conn Selmer, …

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“Too Far Gone? (Live from MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ – August 6, 2023)”
Digital Single Out Now
“Too Far Gone?”

Video Directed by Coan “Buddy” Nichols Live Now

Today marks the release of “Too Far Gone? (Live from MetLife …

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Weekly Podcast Featuring News, Updates, Exclusive Features and Surprises from Metallica HQ and Beyond

Today marks the debut episode of The Metallica Report, a new podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things Metallica. Broadcasting …

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