Scion Audio Visual is helping Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, his toy company, Kirk Von Hammett Toys, and Exodus celebrate San Diego’s comic and entertainment convention as the lot of them put on the RSVP-only Fear FestEvil After Party on July 25th. While there are bound to be plenty of memorable moments, the highlight of the evening just might be Hammett joining Exodus on stage for a few songs.
Scion’s manager of sales and promotions, Jeri Yoshizu, seems to have a similar mission as we do here at:
Through Scion AV, we are always looking for creative ways to merge the worlds of music and art that strike a chord with our customers. In addition to sponsoring several tours and dozens of special events each year, we also have the Scion AV Installation where we support independent visual artists. Partnering with Kirk Hammett and his toy company helps bring distinctive music and art forms to an enthusiastic audience, which is what Scion AV is all about.
Yeah, fine, but it just sounds like a good fucking time.
The free event has opened for RSVPs via www.scionav.com. F6IX is located at 526 F. Street in San Diego.
About Kirk Hammett/Kirk Von Hammett Toys:
Since he was a young boy in San Francisco’s Mission District, Kirk Hammett has been fascinated by all things “monster” and “sci-fi.” From early years spent watching Creature Features to his present status as one of the foremost collectors of Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil, at the historic Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. Featuring a wide array of guests from the worlds of horror and music (from Carcass to ‘s Greg Nicotero to Death Angel) as well as some of the most creative vending yet seen (including a taxidermy class), Fear FestEvil was lauded by horror fans and critics alike as a unique entry into the world of horror conventions. Further products, events and publications are forthcoming, details of which can be found at kvhtoys.com.memorabilia in the world, the lead guitarist’s passion for the macabre and mysterious has only grown deeper. In 2011, Kirk formed KVH Toys to enable him to create custom horror collectibles for like-minded fans, and in 2012 he published his critically acclaimed first book, Too Much Horror Business (Abrams Press) which documented the highlights of his famous collection and which has just entered its 3rd re-print. Hammett has also hosted special event screenings of his favorite classic horror movies at venues such as the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and the Balboa Theatre in San Francisco. Earlier this year, in February 2014, Hammett also launched his inaugural horror convention,
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