Kirk Hammett

When there’s an opportunity to see Metallica live, nothing else matters.

Since the group’s rabid four-album start, setting a ridiculously high bar for turning doom-metal and thrash-nihilism into wrenchingly emotional high art has been the blessing and curse of Metallica. “Kill ‘Em All” in 1983, the following year’s 1984’s “Ride the Lightning,” 1986’s “Master of Puppets” and 1988’s “…And Justice for…

The 10th edition of the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.