Heavy Metal Shredding With Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

While he's no Reef McIntosh, TWS photog Brian Bielmann was impressed with Hammett's session at Pipeline, "With that crowd, I was stoked he was able to get out there and get a few waves!" Photo: Bielmann/SPL

While he's no Reef McIntosh, TWS photog Brian Bielmann was impressed with Hammett's session at Pipeline, "With that crowd, I was stoked he was able to get out there and get a few waves!" Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Kirk Hammett trades his devil horns in for shakas after a session at Pipe (okay he was sitting wide of the pack picking off the leftovers but Pipeline nonetheless). Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Kirk Hammett trades his devil horns in for shakas after a session at Pipe (okay he was sitting wide of the pack picking off the leftovers but Pipeline nonetheless). Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Kirk Hammett and Metallica fan Dean "Dingo" Morrison in front of the Volcom Pipe House. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Kirk Hammett and Metallica fan Dean "Dingo" Morrison in front of the Volcom Pipe House. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

TransWorld SURF's Brian Bielmann fans out on Hammett at Ted's Bakery. "I told him to come over and check out my record collection—then I realized I don't have any Metallica on vinyl!" Uncle Brian has since purchased "Ride The Lightning" online.

TransWorld SURF's Brian Bielmann fans out on Hammett at Ted's Bakery. "I told him to come over and check out my record collection—then I realized I don't have any Metallica on vinyl!" Uncle Brian has since purchased "Ride The Lightning" online.