Metallica – One

Metallica “One” (Song Meaning) The song is based on the idea of a soldier losing all of his limbs and being unable to hear, speak, or see, set to a World War I backdrop. In an interview in New Zealand in 1989, Ulrich describes the movie Johnny Got His Gun as having a similar theme, […]

Best Metal Driving Songs

Best Metal Driving Songs 10. Mötley Crüe – Kickstart My Heart In a 2015 interview, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx related the origins of “Kickstart My Heart”, which he wrote while the band was already working on Dr. Feelgood. Sixx was playing acoustic guitar in his house while scribbling words on a piece of paper. […]

Most Sad Metal Songs

Most Sad Metal Songs 10. Black Label Society – In This River  Zakk Wylde wrote this song a few months before his good friend, Darrell “Dimebag” Abbott, was shot and killed by a deranged fan named Nathan Gale when Abbott was performing with his band Damage Plan. Wylde subsequently dedicated the song to Abbott; a […]

Best 10 Metallica Songs

Best 10 Metallica Songs 10. The Unforgiven This song was a new style for Metallica. They wanted to try a song with a heavy verse and a soft chorus, something rarely heard in hard rock or metal. On the show Classic Albums: Metallica – The Black Album, James Hetfield explained that the intro was taken from the […]