Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo offer their track-by-track guide to Metallica’s super-heavy smash-hit new album, 72 Seasons

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett
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Let's take a deep dive into the biggest metal guitar record of the year, Metallica’s 72 Seasons, and who better to join us as guides than lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bass guitar player Robert Trujillo. 

Strap yourself in for fast stuff, bouncy stuff, thrashing riffs, evil tones, power grooves and ‘total noise’ solos... 

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Jenna Scaramanga

Jenna writes for Total Guitar and Guitar World, and is the former classic rock columnist for Guitar Techniques. She studied with Guthrie Govan at BIMM, and has taught guitar for 15 years. She's toured in 10 countries and played on a Top 10 album (in Sweden).