Kirk Hammett vs Jimmy Page

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American musician
Musician
$70 Million
Net worth 2018
$170 Million
Musicians
Industry
Musicians
San Francisco
Residence
Heston
United States
Country
British
18/11/1962
BirthDay
09/01/1944
1.72 m
Height
1.8 m
De Anza High School, San Francisco State University
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

In 2012, he released his first book, ‘Too Much Horror Business’, which was a collection of photos detailing Hammett's lifelong love of monster movies and horror memorabilia

2006

In 2006, he voiced for himself in an episode of the show, ‘The Simpsons’ titled, ‘The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer’

2005

In 2005, other than contributing to the Metallica band, he played guitar on Carlos Santana track "Trinity" alongside steel-pedal guitarist, Robert Randolph

2003

In 2003, he desired to have a solo on Metallica’s next album ‘St Anger’ but later gave up on the same

1996

They continued to release hit albums such as ‘Load’ in 1996, ‘reload’ in 1997, ‘Garage Inc’ in 1998 and ‘S&M’ in 1999

1990

In the 1990s, he changed his guitar playing style and shifted focus from early metal roots to more earthly Jimi Hendrix-esque style

1988

In 1988, Metallica came up with its fourth album, ‘And Justice For All’ which was followed by the 1991 self-titled album, ‘Metallica

1986

Year 1986 was a tragic one for the group as during the European tour, Cliff Burton died a tragic accidental death after the tour bus slid off the road and overturned

1983

In 1983, he was offered a position in the band Metallica after Dave Mustaine, the lead guitarist, left the band to form his own band, Megadeth

1980

In 1980, he formed a five-member band, Exodus, which had Paul Baloff as the vocalist, Gary Holt as the guitarist, Geoff Andrews as the bassist, and Tom Hunting as the drummer

1939

The song became so popular that it ranked at the 399th position on Rolling Stone’s list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

1998

He participates in many charity concerts and was particularly involved with the Action for Brazil's Children Trust (ABC Trust) founded by his then-wife Jimena Gomez-Paratcha in 1998

1990

During the 1990s he was deeply involved in remastering the Led Zeppelin catalogue

1986

He married Patricia Ecker, a model and waitress, in 1986 and had a son with her

1980

During the 1980s he collaborated with bands like the Firm, and the Honeydrippers, and also reunited with the other former bandmates of Led Zeppelin to perform live on a few occasions

1970

Jimmy Page was in a relationship with French model Charlotte Martin during the 1970s and broke up in early 1980s

1969

The band became very popular following the release of their debut album prompting the members to release three more albums in quick succession over the next couple of years: ‘ Led Zeppelin II’ (1969) , ‘ Led Zeppelin III’ (1970), and ‘ Led Zeppelin IV’ (1971)

1968

Jimmy Page reconfigured the band in 1968 with a new line-up which included himself, vocalist Robert Plant, drummer John Bonham, and multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones

1960

In the mid-1960s he joined the blues-influenced rock band, Yardbirds

1944

He was born as James Patrick Page on 9 January 1944 to James Patrick Page Sr