Video footage of UFO performing two songs with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett

Photo by Joe Schaeffer Photography

Video footage of UFO performing two songs with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett

As UFO featuring lead vocalist Phil Mogg and lead guitarist Vinnie Moore continue their UFO “Last Orders” – 50th Anniversary Tour, they had a special guest join them for their tour stop at the Megacruise Pre-Party at the Avalon in Los Angeles, California, USA yesterday evening (on October 12, 2019). Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett joined the group for two songs “Doctor Doctor” and “Shoot Shoot.”

Wikipedia states the following in part about UFO (with slight edits):

UFO are an English rock band that was formed in London in 1968. They became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the new wave of British heavy metal. The band’s current lineup includes vocalist Phil Mogg, lead guitarist Vinnie Moore, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Neil Carter, bass guitarist Rob De Luca, and drummer Andy Parker. They have gone through several line-up changes, leaving Mogg as the only constant member, and had two hiatuses (1983–1984 and again from 1989 to 1991). The band are also notable for featuring former Scorpions guitarist and MSG founder Michael Schenker, who was a member of UFO from 1973 to 1978 and again, occasionally, between 1993 and 2003, when Moore replaced him. In May 2018, Mogg announced that he will retire from UFO after one last tour as a member of the band in 2019.

Over a career spanning 51 years, UFO have released 22 studio albums, 14 live recordings, 16 compilation albums and one album of cover songs. They achieved moderate success in the late 1970s and early 1980s with several albums and singles (including their 1979 live album Strangers In The Night) in the UK and US Top 40 charts, and have sold over 20 million records worldwide. Some of their best-known songs include “Doctor Doctor”, “Rock Bottom”, “Natural Thing”, “Lights Out”, “Too Hot to Handle” and “Only You Can Rock Me”. UFO are considered one of the greatest classic hard rock acts, and often cited as one of the key influences on the 1980s and 1990s hard rock and heavy metal scenes. The band were ranked number 84 on VH1‘s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock“.”

UFO featuring Kirk Hammett performing “Doctor Doctor” and “Shoot Shoot” live at the Avalon in Los Angeles, California, USA on October 12, 2019:

Ufo w/Kirk Hammett-doctor doctor/shoot shoot 10/12/2019

Ufo joined onstage by Kirk Hammett doctor doctor/shoot shoot l-Hollywood 10/12/2019