Broker Beverly Hills Car Club to Handle Jaguar Auction
By DONNA BALANCIA
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is selling his 1968 Jaguar XKE just in time to hit the road on the band’s North American tour.
Kirk Hammett and the Jaguar
“Kirk is a living legend in the music industry,” said Alex Manos, owner of Beverly Hills Car Club. “This car embodies his sense of style and his appreciation for quality.”
The collectible 1968 Jaguar XKE has a manual transmission. This car, which was repainted a glossy black, was originally opalescent silver blue, and features a wood steering wheel, wire wheels and includes the spare tire. The engine and transmission are sound and in running order. This is an original California car.
Bids are now being accepted via eBay. The auction closes at 1:45 PM PT, tomorrow, Feb. 17. For more information or to bid on Kirk Hammett’s 1968 Jaguar XKE, please visit: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1968-Jaguar-XK-Series-1-5-2-2-/222402374715
Metallica WorldWired Tour
Hammett and Metallica will hit the road taking its WorldWired Tour around the U.S. and Canada starting May 10th at Baltimore’s M and T Bank Stadium.
The tour winds around the U.S. and Canada before concluding August 16th in Edmonton, Alberta. Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will open most dates, and Gojira joining up for August shows.
Tickets for the U.S. segment of the WorldWired Tour go on sale February 17. Legacy Fan Club members can buy tickets starting February 14th. Each ticket purchased for the WorldWired tour will come with either a digital or physical copy of Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.
For the GRAMMYs, Metallica and Lady Gaga performed the Hardwired song “Moth Into Flame.”
Metallica Tour Dates
May 10 – Baltimore, MD @ M&T Bank Stadium
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field
May 14 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium
May 17 – Uniondale, NY @ New Coliseum
May 19 – Boston, MA @ Gillette Stadium
May 21 – Columbus, OH @ Rock On The Range Festival
June 4 – St. Louis, MO @ Busch Stadium
June 7 – Denver, CO @ Sports Authority Field
June 11 – Houston, TX @ NRG Stadium
June 14 – San Antonio, TX @ Alamodome
June 16 – Dallas, TX @ AT&T Stadium
June 18 – Chicago, IL @ Soldier Field
July 5 – Orlando, FL @ Camping World Stadium
July 7 – Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
July 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Suntrust Park
July 12 – Detroit, MI @ Comercia Park
July 14 – Quebec City, QC-@Festival D’Ete
July 16 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
July 19 – Montreal, QB @ Parc Jean-Drapeau
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Rose Bowl
August 4 – Phoenix, AZ @ University of Phoenix Stadium
August 6 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park
August 9 – Seattle, WA @ Centurylink Field
August 14 – Vancouver, BC @ BC Place
August 16 – Edmonton, AB @ Commonwealth Stadium