Kirk Hammett of Metallica has announced that he is releasing a solo EP, his first solo effort
That EP is called ‘Portals’ and will be released on April 23 via Blackened Recordings.
It will be made up of four songs of instrumental music that will be a “collection of gateways to myriad musical and psychic destinations”.
Check out the Cover Art and Tracklisting below.
01. Maiden and the Monster
02. The Jinn
03. High Plains Drifter
04. The Incantation
The EP also features contributions from Edwin Outwater, who plays keyboards and leads the orchestral players from the LA Philharmonic in their appearances. There’s also pieces played by drummers Jon Theodore and Abraham Laboriel, Greg Fidelman on bass, Emmy-winning arranger Blake Neely, and Bob Rock.
Kirk had this to say about it:
“This music was created with what I describe as an Audio-Cinematic approach. They’re soundtracks to the movies in your mind.”