Kirk Hammett reveals his 11 favorite wah solos with Metallica

Kirk Hammett performs with Metallica at Allegiant Stadium on February 25, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada
(Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, Dunlop released Kirk Hammett's second signature Cry Baby wah pedal, the KH95X.

The pedal is essentially the same as Hammett's first signature Cry Baby, the KH95, but for a purple sparkle enclosure and gold-embossed logo on the footswitch. The bottom of the pedal, however, boasts something that caught our eye.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.