Metallica frontman James Hetfield spoke in an interview with Marky Ramone and explained the story of song called “Here Comes Revenge”, which song taken from their latest album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”.
Here’s the statement:
“There’s a fan of ours, and I was just trying to put myself in their shoes. There’s a couple that showed up at so many shows, and they got into Metallica because their young daughter was a big fan, and she had gotten killed by a drunk driver.
And it just hit me. How can you guys find something positive in the world to connect you to your daughter again,’ which was Metallica, the music she loved, ‘instead of just snapping and wanting to just become bitter and attack whoever did this?’
So I’m kinda putting myself in those shoes and how revenge must feel really powerful and great to do, but it doesn’t satisfy that urge. I don’t know…”
Click here to watch entire interview from Youtube.