Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Loses To Mrs. Smith In “Cry Baby Battle Royale” Wah-Off

Kirk Hammett recently took his love of the wah-wah pedal to the battlefield as he challenged Mrs. Smith in the “Cry Baby Battle Royale” wah-off. However, the Metallica guitarist ultimately lost the fight. You can see footage of that below. The event took place at the Senate in Columbia, South Carolina on March 8, the same night Hammett performed with The Wedding Band.

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett To Take On Mrs. Smith In “Cry Baby Battle Royale” Wah-Off

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett will take his love of the wah-wah pedal to the battlefield as he challenges Mrs. Smith in the “Cry Baby Battle Royale” wah-off. The event will take place at the Senate in Columbia, South Carolina on March 8, the same night Hammett is set to take the stage with The Wedding Band. This news comes after Smith previously challenged Hammett to a battle in January 2019.

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‪KIRK HAMMETT VS. MRS. SMITH‬ ‪CRY BABY BATTLE ROYALE‬ ‪March 8 at The Senate in Columbia, SC‬ ‪ ‬ ‪Who would dare challenge the status of @KirkHammett as King of the Cry Baby Wah Pedal? His reign has long been undisputed and recognized by millions of fans the world over, not to mention Wah manufacturers, @jimdunlopusa, who feature a Kirk Hammett Signature model. Last year, the gauntlet was thrown down by a most unlikely challenger… Mrs. Smith! New York City-based philanthropist, emerging guitar goddess, and lover of all cats (as well as some people), @smithcatmrs has dared to proclaim that she is, in fact, the #1 Abuser of the Wah. Kirk has accepted her challenge, and now these two will finally go head to head (foot to foot?) in a Cry Baby Battle Royale for the ages on March 8th at The Senate in Columbia, SC! Get tickets for this once in a lifetime showdown now! LINK IN KIRK’S BIO #CryBabyBattleRoyale #WAHOFF #kirkhammett #smithcatmrs‬

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett On Possible Solo Album: “One Of These Days When It Feels Right”

During an interview with Metal Hammer, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett talked about the possibility of recording a solo album at some point. The guitarist says he still has “so much to give Metallica” but he wouldn’t rule out doing a solo effort “when it feels right.”

Hammett said the following:

“I have so much material sitting around that’s obviously not Metallica stuff, and that pile gets bigger and bigger. One of these days when it feels right… I still feel I have so much to give Metallica. When that feels more complete, maybe I’ll think about doing that other stuff.”

He continued:

“It would not look like a metal album at all. It’ll be something so weird and far-ranging in styles, but cohesive at the same time. I wouldn’t be surprised if all of us did some solo, independent, autonomous sort of thing. I think it’s healthy, and if anything, when you come back to the band you’d come back with more enthusiasm. It’d feel like going on a little camping trip, and it’s always good to come back home to a nice warm bed!”