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Joe Satriani Recalls His Student, Metallica's Kirk Hammett: “He Was Very Eager to Learn”

As many know, Joe Satriani was a guitar teacher before he found fame with his 1987 album, Surfing with the Alien. He must have been a great instructor, because many of his students went on to achieve fame of their own. Among the best known are Steve Vai, Alex Skolnick, Andy Timmons, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Charlie Hunter, Jeff Tyson and Kevin Cadogan. ... …

Metallica Premiere "Moth Into Flame" Music Video

Earlier today, Metallica premiered "Moth Into Flame," the second song—and music video—from their highly anticipated new album, Self-Destruct. The video, which was directed by Tom Kirk, shows the band performing the hard-rocking track in a dark, industrial space full of dangling lightbulbs and moths. Hardwired…to Self-Destruct will be released November 18. …