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Monday, September 24, 2012

Chance Of A Lifetime: Meet METALLICA's Kirk Hammett!

This just in: METALLICA's shreddie Kirk Hammett presents a Day Of The Dead/"Too Much Horror Business" book-release event. The event will take place at Public Works in San Francisco, California on Thursday November 1 at 9 PM (Pacific Time) and will celebrate all things horror. Come join Kirk for zombies, burlesque dancers, horror face painting, special guests Judgement Day and a live set by Bay Area favorites DEATH ANGEL. Also featuring DJ sets by Motion Potion and guest MC Nikki Blakk.

Tickets go on sale for a special Met Club (METALLICA fan club) exclusive limited presale Wednesday, September 26 at 10 AM (PT) at a special clubber price of $9.99. Met Club members can login to Metallica.com for details on how to purchase a ticket. Limit two per person. Must be 21+ to attend.

Ticketfly.com general ticket on-sale is Friday, September 28, 2012 at 10 AM (PST) beginning with a very limited "early bird" price of $9.99 then full price of $13.99.

Public Works is located at 161 Erie Street (off Mission St. between Duboce and 14th St.) in San Francisco.

As previously announced, Hammett has scheduled the following signing events to promote his book, "Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection":

Oct. 11 - Barnes & Noble - Tribeca Store - New York, NY - 6 p.m.
Oct. 13 - New York Comic Con - Abrams Book Booth - New York, NY - 11:45 a.m.
Oct. 13 - New York Comic Con - Tokyo Toys Booth - New York, NY - 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 - Barnes & Noble - The Grove - Los Angeles, CA - 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 - Monsterpalooza - Burbank, CA - [time to be announced]
Oct. 27 - Chiller Theater - Parsippany, NJ - [time to be announced]
Nov. 20 - Books Inc - Opera Plaza, San Francisco, CA - [time to be announced]

Recently, Hammett spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about his upcoming 228-page book “Too Much Horror Business”, which documents his obsession with all things horror and large collection of horror memorabilia. Here’s what Hammett had to say about his latest endeavor:

“I’ve been into [horror] stuff since I was 5 years old – you could say I started as a collector back then. But at one point, when I was 14, I discovered music, and for a long time it took over my life. My love for this stuff is insane and totally obsessive-compulsive – it’s just one of those things. I’m still waiting to outgrow it or get tired of it or get bored with it… but that never seems to happen.”

“When I see my kids totally into their Legos, it brings me back to the days I was hanging out and playing with my monster models – it brings me there in a second. The other day we watched ‘Bride Of Frankenstein’, and my kids loved it,” he said.

Related links:
Metallica's Official Site
Click HERE to purchase Kirk Hammett's NEW book!

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