METALLICA Guitarist Talks ‘Kirk’s Crypt’ In New ‘Orion Music + More’ Promotional Video

At the second annual Orion Music + More festival, a music and lifestyle festival created by METALLICA and their friends at C3 Presents, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, a collector of horror movie memorabilia, will once again host Kirk’s Crypt, a haunted house stocked with posters, film props, vintage comics and custom guitars.

A new two-minute video clip in which Hammett talks about Kirk’s Crypt can be seen below.

Explaining how he first got into horror movies, Kirk said: “[When I was] five years old, I sprained my arm so I couldn’t go out and play. I was sequestered inside because I had to recover from my arm. [I] turned on the television; the first horror movie I’ve ever seen was on that night — ‘The Day Of The Triffids’. I saw that movie and, from that point on, I was just hooked… Those are the type of movies I gravitated to.”

The full performance schedule for Orion Music + More festival is now available for fans to plan their festival experience at In addition, $90 single-day passes, including all fees, are now available.

The Orion Music + More after-shows have been confirmed. On Friday, June 7, CHEVY METAL (featuring Taylor Hawkins the FOO FIGHTERS), THE BRONX and THE ORWELLS will perform at the Majestic Theatre and BARONESS and COLISEUM will take the stage at St. Andrews Hall. On Saturday, June 8, DILLON FRANCIS, ADVENTURE CLUB and 12TH PLANET will keep the late-night party going at the Fillmore. Full details are available at

For the second year in a row, Orion Music + More will feature the Orion Art Series curated by Shepard Fairey. This year’s art will feature custom screen-printed Orion posters created by the artist and will be available for purchase at the festival.

Orion Music + More will feature more than 30 bands across 5 live music stages plus a lifestyle element that reflects each of METALLICA‘s band members many personal interests. Detroit will see the return of James Hetfield‘s Custom Car Motorcycle Show, Kirk Hammett‘s Kirk’s Crypt, Lars Ulrich‘s Hit the Lights Film Tent and Robert Trujillo‘s Vans Vert Ramp alongside the Metallica Museum and many other fan favorite attractions.

Tickets for Orion Music + More are currently on sale for $150 for a 2-Day Pass and $90 for a Single-Day Pass, including all fees.


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