Metallica

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Metallica are an American heavy metal band famous for their aggressive lyrics.

Contents

Members[edit]

Kill 'Em All[edit]

"Hit the Lights"[edit]

  • "No life 'til leather / We're gonna kick some ass tonight!"
  • "When we start to rock we never wanna stop again!"

"The Four Horsemen"[edit]

  • "Time / Has taken it's toll on you / The lines that crack your face /Famine / Your body it has torn through / Withered in every place / Pestilence / For what you had to endure / And what you have put others through / Death / Deliverance for you for sure / There is nothing you can do"

"Motorbreath"[edit]

  • "Living and dying, laughing and crying / Once you have seen it you will never be the same."

"Jump in the Fire"[edit]

  • "So come on / Jump in the fire!"
  • "Jump by your will or be taken by force / I'll get you either way."

"Whiplash"[edit]

  • "But we'll never stop / We'll never quit / 'Cause we're Metallica'

"Phantom Lord"[edit]

  • "The leathered armies have prevailed / The Phantom Lord has never failed / Smoke is lifting from the ground / The riding volume Metal sound"

"No Remorse"[edit]

  • "No mercy for what we are doing / No thought to even what we have done / We don't need to feel the sorrow / No remorse for the helpless one"
  • "Another day, another death / Another sorrow, another breath"

"Seek & Destroy"[edit]

  • "Scanning the scene in the city tonight / We're looking for you to start up a fight"
  • "Searching / Seek and destroy!"

"Metal Militia"[edit]

  • "Joining together to take on the world with our heavy metal / Spreading the message to everyone here, Come let yourself go"

Ride the Lightning[edit]

"Fight Fire with Fire"[edit]

  • "Do unto others as they have done to you, but what the fuck is this world coming to?"
  • "Blow the universe into nothingness"
  • "Nuclear warfare shall lay us to rest"

[CHORUS]

  • "Fight fire with fire"
  • "Ending is near"
  • "Fight fire with fire"
  • "Bursting with fear... We all shall die"

"Ride the Lightning"[edit]

  • "Who made you God to say / I'll take your life from you"
  • "Guilty as charged / But damn it / That ain't right!"
  • "Flash before my eyes/Now it's time to die"
  • "Burning in my brain/I can feel the flame"

"For Whom the Bell Tolls"[edit]

  • "Take a look to the sky / Just before you die / It's the last time he will"

"Fade to Black"[edit]

  • "Yesterday seems as though it never existed / Death greets me warm / Now I will just say good-bye"
  • "Life it seems to fade away / Drifting further everyday / Getting lost within myself / nothing matters no one else"
  • "No one but me / Can save myself / But it's too late"

"Trapped Under Ice"[edit]

  • "From deep sleep, I have broken away / No one knows, no one hears what I say"

"Escape"[edit]

  • "Life is for my own, to live my own way."
  • "No damn chains can hold me to the ground!"

"Creeping Death"[edit]

  • "So let it be written / So let it be done / I'm sent here by the Chosen one / So let it be written / So let it be done / To kill the first born Pharaoh's Son / I'm Creeping Death!"

Master of Puppets[edit]

"Battery"[edit]

  • "Crushing all decievers, mashing non-believers!"
  • "Smashing through the boundries / Lunacy has found me / cannot stop the battery!"

"Master of Puppets"[edit]

  • "Taste me, you will see, more is all you need"
  • "Master of puppets / I'm pulling your strings / Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams"
  • "Master, Master / Where's the dreams that I've been after? Master, Master / You promised only lies / Laughter, Laughter / All I hear and see is laughter / Laughter, Laughter / Laughing at my cries"
  • "Hell is worth all that / Natural habitat / Just a rhyme without a reason / Never-ending maze / Drift on numbered days / Now your life is out of season"

"The Thing That Should Not Be"[edit]

  • "Messenger of fear in sight / Dark deception kills the light!"
  • "Not dead which eternal lie / Stranger eons death may die!" (from H.P. Lovecraft. First appeared in his short story "The Call of Cthulhu" as a line from the book of the dead, "Necronomicon".)
  • "Fearless wretch, insanity/He watches, lurking beneath the sea/Great old one, forbidden sight/He searches, hunter of the shadows is rising."
  • "Fearless wretch, insanity/He watches, lurking beneath the sea/Time of sleep, has been upset/His waiting, hunter of the shadows is rising."

"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"[edit]

  • "Dream the same thing every night, I see our freedom in my sight, no locked doors, no windows barred, no things to make my brain seem scarred."
  • "They keep me locked up in this cage, can't they see it's why my brain says rage?"
  • "Mirror stares back hard / Kill, it's such a friendly word, seems the only way for reaching out again."
  • "Got some death to do!"
  • "No more can they keep us in / listen, damn it! We will win"
  • "Mutiny in the air!"

"Disposable Heroes"[edit]

  • "I was born for dying!"
  • "Back to the front! / You will do, what I say, when I say / Back to the front! / You will die, when I say, you must die / Back to the Front! / You coward, you servant...you blindman."
  • "Soldier boy/ Made of clay / Now an empty shell / Tewnty-one / Only son / but he served us well / bred to kill / not to care / Do just as we say / Finished here/ Greetings death / He's yours to take away"
  • "Life planned out before my birth, nothing could I say / had no chance to see myself, molded day by day / Looking back I realize, nothing have I done / left to die with only friend. / Alone I clench my gun"

"Leper Messiah"[edit]

  • "Spineless from the start"
  • "Send me money, send me green / Heaven you will meet / Make a contribution / And you'll get a better seat / Bow to leper messiah"
  • "Lie! Lie! Lie! Lie!"

"Damage Inc."[edit]

  • "Honesty is my only Excuse"
  • "Slamming through / don't fuck with razorback / Stepping out? / You'll feel our hell on your back!"
  • "Blood will follow blood / Dying time is here / (whispering) Damage, Incorporated."
  • "Fuck it all and fucking no regrets!"

...And Justice for All[edit]

Blackened[edit]

  • "Blackened is the end / Winter it will send"
  • "See our mother / Put to death / See our mother die!"
  • Fire / Is the outcome of hypocrisy / Darkest potency / To the exit of humanity / Color our world blackened!"

...And Justice for All[edit]

  • "Hammer of Justice crushes you / Overpower"
  • "Seeking no truth / Winning is all / Fighting so grim, so true, so real!"
  • "Nothing can save us!"

Eye of the Beholder[edit]

  • "Freedom of choice is made for you my friend / Freedom of speech is words that they will bend / Freedom no longer frees you!"
  • "Truths to you are lies to me"

One[edit]

  • "I can't remember anything, can't tell if this is true or dream, deep down inside I feel to scream, this terrible silence stops me."
  • "Hold my breath as I wish for death / oh please God wake me!"
  • "Darkness / Imprisoning me / All that I see / Absolute horror / I cannot live / I cannot die / Trapped in myself / Body, my holding cell... / Landmine / Has taken my sight / Taken my speech / Taken my hearing / Taken my arms / Taken my legs / Taken my soul / Left me with life in hell"

The Shortest Straw[edit]

  • "Suspicion is your name / Your honesty to blame / Put dignity to shame / Dishonor!"

Harvester of Sorrow[edit]

  • "Anger, Misery / You'll suffer unto me"
  • "Drink up / Shoot in / Let the beatings begin"

The Frayed Ends of Sanity[edit]

  • "Old habits reappear, fighting the fear of fear, growing consipiracy, everyone's after me, frayed ends of sanity, hear them calling.... hear them calling me!"
  • "Twisting under schizophrenia! Falling deep into dementia!"

To Live Is to Die[edit]

  • "When a man lies he murders some part of the world / These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives / All this I cannot bear to witness any longer / Cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home" - borrowed from the chronicles of Thomas the Unbeliever by Stephen R. Donaldson

Dyers Eve[edit]

  • "Dear mother, dear father / You clipped my wings before I learned to fly / Unspoiled, outspoken / I've outgrown that fucking lullaby!"
  • "Same thing I've always heard from you / do as I say not as I do!"
  • "Innocence, torn from me without your shelter / Barred reality, I'm living blindly"
  • "I'm in hell without you / Cannot cope without you two / Shocked at the world that I see / Innocent victim please rescue me!"

Metallica (The Black Album)[edit]

Enter Sandman[edit]

  • "Exit light / Enter night / Take my hand/ We’re off to never never land!"
  • "Dreams of war / Dreams of Liars / Dreams of Dragon's Fire / And of things that will bite!"

Sad but True[edit]

  • "I'm your dream, make you real / I'm your eyes when you must steal / I'm your pain when you can't feel / sad but true"
  • "Hate! I'm you're hate! I'm your hate when you want love!"

Holier Than Thou[edit]

  • "You lie so much, you believe yourself / Judge not, lest ye be judged yourself!"

The Unforgiven[edit]

  • "What I've felt, what I've known, never shined through in what I've shown / Never be, never see, won't see what might have been / What I've felt, what I've known, never shined through in what I've shown / Never free, never me, so I dub thee Unforgiven"
  • "The Old Man then prepares / To die regretfully / The old man here is me"

Wherever I May Roam[edit]

  • "Rover, wanderer, nomad, vagabond / call me what you will!"
  • "But I'll take my time anywhere / I'm free to speak my mind anywhere / And I'll redefine anywhere.

Anywhere I roam / Where I lay my head is home / Carved upon my stone / My body lies but still I roam"

Don't Tread on Me[edit]

  • "Love it or leave it"

Through the Never[edit]

  • "On through the never / We must go / On through the never / Out to the / Edge of forever / We must go / On through the never / Then never comes"

Nothing Else Matters[edit]

  • "Forever trusting who we are and nothing else matters"
  • Never cared for what they say / Never cared for games they play / Never cared for what they do / Never cared for what they know / And I know"

Of Wolf and Man[edit]

  • "Wildness is the preservation of the world / so seek the wolf in thyself!"

The God That Failed[edit]

  • "Pride you took / Pride you feel / Pride that you felt when you'd kneel"
  • "Broken is the promise, betrayal / The healing hand, held back by the deepened nail / Follow the God that failed!"

My Friend of Misery[edit]

  • "You just stood there screaming / Fearing no one would listen to you"
  • "You insist that the weight of the world, it should be on your shoulders"

The Struggle Within[edit]

  • "Home is not a home, it becomes a hell / Turning it into your prison cell"

Load[edit]

Ain't My Bitch[edit]

  • "Outta my way / Outta my day / Out of your mind and into mine / Into no one / Into not one / Into your step but out of time"
  • "Damn it all down / Damn it unbound / Damn it all down to hell again"

2 X 4[edit]

  • "I'm gonna make you, shake you, take you / I'm gonna be the one who breaks you"
  • "Friction, fusion, retribution!"

The House Jack Built[edit]

  • "The higher you are / the farther you fall / the longer the walk / the farther you crawl"
  • "Open my eyes just to have them closed again."

Until it Sleeps[edit]

  • "It hates you so hold me / until it sleeps"
  • "So tear me open, but beware! There's things inside without a care."

King Nothing[edit]

  • "Then it all crashes down / And you break your crown / And you point your finger but there's no one around! / Just want one thing, just to play the king / Then the castles crumble and you're left with just a name / Where's your crown, King Nothing!"
  • "Careful what you wish / Careful what you say / Careful what you wish, you may regret it / Careful what you wish, you just might get it!"

Hero of the Day[edit]

  • "Mama they try and break me"
  • "The window burns / To light the way back home"

Bleeding Me[edit]

  • "Caught under wheels roll / Oh the bleeding of me"
  • "I'm diggin' my way... I'm digging my way to something better."

Cure[edit]

  • "The man takes another bullet / He's been fooled again"

Poor Twisted Me[edit]

  • "I drown without a sea / Lungs fill with sorrow / Lungs fill with misery"

Wasting My Hate[edit]

  • "Ain't gonna waste my hate / But I'm so greedy when they say / Better to give than to receive"

Mama Said[edit]

  • "Son, your life's an open book, don't close it 'fore it's done"
  • "The brightest flame burns quickest"
  • "Mama, now I'm coming home, I'm not all you wished of me"

Thorn Within[edit]

  • "Forgive me father for I have sinned / Find me guilty of the life I feel within"

Ronnie[edit]

  • "All things wash away / But blood stained the sun red today"

The Outlaw Torn[edit]

  • "The more I search, the more my need / For you / The more I bless, the more I bleed / For you"

Reload[edit]

Fuel[edit]

  • "Gimme fuel / Gimme fire / Gimme that which I desire"
  • "Fuck'em man / White knuckle tight"

The Memory Remains[edit]

  • "Fortune fame, mirror vain, gone insane / But the Memory Remains"
  • "Ash to ash / dust to dust / fade to black"

Devil's Dance[edit]

  • "Snake! I am the snake! / Tempting, that bite you take!"

The Unforgiven II[edit]

  • "Black heart scarring darker still"
  • "I take this key and I bury it in you, because you're Unforgiven too"

Better than You[edit]

  • "Oh, can't stop this train from rolling / Oh, no, nothing brings me down / No, I couldn't stop this train from rolling on and on on / No, no, forever holding on"

Slither[edit]

  • "Don't go looking for snakes"
  • "See you crawling in"

Carpe Diem Baby[edit]

  • "Draw lead / Piss wine / Sink teeth / All mine / Stoke fire / Break neck / Suffer through this / Cheat on death"
  • "Live to win / Dare to fail"

Bad Seed[edit]

  • "Swing the noose again / Pierce the apple skin / You bit more than you need / Now you're choking on the bad seed"
  • "Off the veil, stand revealed / Bring it on, break the seal / At the mercy, the cat is out / Spit it up, spit it out"

Where the Wild Things Are[edit]

  • "Steal dream and give to you / Shoplift a thought or two"

Prince Charming[edit]

  • "I'm the filthy one on Bourbon Street, you walk on by / I'm the little boy that pushes hard and makes him cry"

Low Man's Lyric[edit]

  • "My eyes seek reality / My fingers seek my veins"
  • "So I cry to the alley way, confess all to the rain, but I lie, straight to the mirror, one I've broken to match my face."
  • "The trash fire is warm, but nowhere safe from the storm, and I can't bear to see, what I've let me be, so wicked and worn"

Attitude[edit]

  • "Throw all your bullets in the fire / And run like hell"
  • "Why cure the fever? Whatever happened to sweat?"

Fixxxer[edit]

  • "Renew our faith which way we can / To fall in love with life again"

S&M[edit]

No Leaf Clover[edit]

  • "Then it comes to be that the soothing light at the end of your tunnel was just a freight train comin' your way"

-Human[edit]

  • "Squeeze the world, and drip it down my throat again!"
  • "Coming up for air!"

I Disappear[edit]

  • "Do you bury me when I'm gone? Do you teach me while I'm here? Just as soon as I belong, then it's time I disappear!"
  • "Hey hey hey, here I go now, here I go into new days."

St. Anger[edit]

Frantic[edit]

  • "My life-style determines my death-style"
  • "Birth is pain / Life is pain / Death is pain / It's all the same"
  • "You live it or lie it."

St. Anger[edit]

  • "Fuck it all and fucking no regrets."
  • "I'm madly in anger with you!"

Some Kind of Monster[edit]

  • "This is the voice of silence no more"
  • "Are we the people / Some kind of monster"
  • "This monster lives!"
  • "Ominous, I am in us!"

Dirty Window[edit]

  • "My court is in session and now I slam my gravel down!"
  • "I'm judge and I'm jury and I'm executioner too."

Invisible Kid[edit]

  • "I'm ok, just go away / Into distance let me fade / I'm ok, just go away / I'm ok, but please don't stray too far"

My World[edit]

  • "The motherfuckers got in my head / tried to make me someone else instead"
  • "Not only do I not know the answer / I don't even know what the question is"

Shoot Me Again[edit]

  • "Shoot me again, I ain't dead yet."
  • "All the shots I take / I spit back at you. / All the shit you fake / Comes back to haunt you. / All the shots, all the shots. / All the shots I take / What difference did I make? / All the shots I take / I spit back at you."

Sweet Amber[edit]

  • "She holds my hand and I lie to get a smile"
  • "Wash your back so you don't stab mine."

The Unnamed Feeling[edit]

  • "Cross my heart hope not to die / Swallow evil, ride the sky / I lose myself in a crowded room / You fool, you fool, it'll be here soon"
  • "Get the fuck out of here / I just wanna get the fuck / away from me / I rage, I glaze / I hurt I hate / I hate it all/ why why why me?"

Purify[edit]

  • "Tear it down! Strip the layers off!"
  • "Truth and dare / Peeling back the skin / Acid wash / Ghost white / Ultra clean / Wanna be skeleton / Clear eyes / Diamond eyes / Strip the past of mine / My sweet turpentine / Super white bones / Bones of you and I"

All Within My Hands[edit]

  • "I'll die if I let go/ control is love / love is control"
  • "I will only let you breathe / My air that you receive / Then we'll see if I let you love me"

Death Magnetic[edit]

That Was Just Your Life[edit]

  • "Almost like your life / almost like your endless fight / curse the day is long / realize you don't belong / disconnect somehow / never stop the bleeding now / almost like your fight / and there it went / almost like your life!"

The End of the Line[edit]

  • "Drop the hourglass of time / Spilling sand, we will not find / As we gather here today / We bid farewell / The slave becomes the master"
  • "Death Contagious Deity"

Broken, Beat, & Scarred[edit]

  • "They scratch me / They scrape me / They cut and rape me!"
  • "You rise / You fall / You're down and you rise again / What dont kill ya make ya more strong "

The Day That Never Comes[edit]

  • "Love is a four-letter word / And never spoken here / Love is a four-letter word / here in this prison."
  • "I suffer this no longer / I'll put an end to / This I swear / This I swear / the sun will shine / This I swear! / This I swear! This / I / Swear!"

All Nightmare Long[edit]

  • "We hunt you down without mercy / hunt you down all nightmare long"
  • "Still lies / immolation / still lies / infamy / Hallucination / Heresy / Still you run / What's to come / What's to be?"

Cyanide[edit]

  • "Suicide / I've already died / you're just the funeral I've been waiting for / Cyanide / Living dead inside / break this empty shell forever more."
  • "Say is that rain, or are they tears? / They stain your concrete face for years /The crying weeping shedding strife / Year after year, life after life"

The Unforgiven III[edit]

  • "How can I be lost if I've got nowhere to go? / Search for Seas of Gold, how come it's got so cold? / How can I be lost? In remembrance I relive / So how can I blame you, when it's me I can't forgive?"
  • "Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me! Why can't I forgive me!"

The Judas Kiss[edit]

  • "Judas lives recite this vow / I’ve become your new god now!"

My Apocalypse[edit]

  • "Deadly vision / Prophecy reveal / Death Magnetic / Pulling closer still"
  • "Tyrant awaken my apocalypse! / Demon awaken my apocalypse! / Heaven awaken my apocalypse! / Suffer forever / My apocalypse!

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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