A.J. Pero

Articles with A.J. Pero

Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Gibson Unveil the 1989 Les Paul Custom, An Artfully Recreated Version of the Icon’s Versatile Guitar, Available Worldwide

For 130 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson Custom Shop is proud to unveil its next global release in partnership with Kirk Hammett, legendary guitarist of the multi-platinum-selling and GRAMMY® Award–winning band, Metallica.  The Gibson 1989 Kirk Hammett Les… Read more »


MARK TREMONTI – Croons For Charity

Rocker Mark Tremonti is unarguably one of the most talented and well-known guitarists of the 21st century. His career has been all about taking chances. He took a chance when he first picked up the guitar and decided to pursue an extremely successful music career with Creed, Alter Bridge, and taking center stage as the… Read more »


ERNIE BALL Offers METALLICA Fans The Chance To Hang with KIRK + JAMES with The “HETFIELD + HAMMETT Experience”

ERNIE BALL, the iconic maker of SLINKY guitar strings and instrument accessories, has announced the launch of the “Hetfield + Hammett Experience,” a partnership with longtime Ernie Ball artists and legendary guitarists JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK HAMMETT that will grant three lucky winners the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hang with the guitarists at METALLICA Headquarters in… Read more »


‘That Metal Show’ Returns This Week With A Historical Jam Session By Kirk Hammett And Michael Schenker

Episode 9 of season 14 of VH1 Classic’s centerpiece in original programming “That Metal Show” marks another first for the critically acclaimed talk show. Ever since Kirk Hammett first picked up the electric guitar he dreamed of jamming one day with Michael Schenker. Well TMS makes it happen and the world’s most recognized heavy metal… Read more »