On last Wednesday, Metallica organized a very special live question-and-answer event in Germany. The fans used #AskMetallica hashtag to ask questions and the band members answered these questions on live stream.
Kirk Hammett was asked, “If you and James Hetfield did a guitar duel, who would win?”. Kirk said:
“I think we probably just can’t beat eachother out, because he’s so good with riff writing, you know i’m in lead playing.
I mean we would can’t beat eachother out, yeah, It’s just be a fantastic duel, but that’s something i would like to watch.“
Kirk really gave a very diplomatic answer. He did not humiliate James or himself. Who will win for you?
You can track the entire question and answer activity from below. It starts at 1.03.