Newswire: Kirk Hammett lost 250 new Metallica riffs by losing his iPhone

A few words to the wise: If you’ve got any important data on your phone, remember to back it up every once in a while. It’s a lesson Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was forced to learn the hard way when he misplaced his iPhone, losing about 250 recorded riffs in the process.

In an interview with the Jasta Show (hosted by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta), Hammett talked about how he felt when he discovered the phone went missing. “I was crushed. It didn’t get backed up. And when it happened, I was bummed out for about two or three days,” he said. “I’m still looking for it to this day. I just set it somewhere and…it still might turn up. I’m hoping it will. To try to remember those riffs? I can only remember, like, eight of ‘em. So I just chalked it down …

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