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Zach Wish Demos EMG's Kirk Hammett​ Bone Breaker Pickups

Zach Wish Demos EMG's Kirk Hammett​ Bone Breaker Pickups
Zach Wish Demos EMG's Kirk Hammett Bone Breaker Pickups

PG contributor Zach Wish demos the Metallica guitarists signature EMG pickups. The Kirk Hammett Bone Breaker pickup set is born from the essence of Metallica's iconic tone and enhanced with innovative elements. It strikes a perfect balance, maintaining high gain without compromising on clean tones, or vice versa. Through meticulous pre-amp adjustments and a fusion of alnico 5 and ceramic magnets, EMG have crafted the ultimate tone-beast.


EMG Kirk Hammett Bone Breaker Signature Humbucker 2-piece Pickup Set - Black

Comprising the BB-B ceramic bridge and the BB-N alnico 5 neck pickups, the Bone Breaker set delivers unparalleled versatility. For Kirk, his tone starts with EMG pickups. “Metallica’s crunch sound is often cleaner than people expect”, says Kirk. “My taste in tone has definitely changed over the years. I don’t like to use as much distortion these days—I prefer my tone to be nice and crisp.” The set’s street price is $199.

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