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Ride The Lightning (Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Mustaine)

Probably Metallica's first song which directly pointed on the misery of the law system and thus it let hint on the development of lyrics writing up to the main topic of the "... And Justice For All" album.


Album:
Ride The Lightning


Jaymz about the song:
In an interview in a guitar magazin Jaymz said: "I believe in capital punishment, but it was more about the idea of being strapped in the electric chair even though you didnt commit the crime."


The subject matter:
The lyrics of the song "Ride The Lightning" are written from the perspective of someone who is forthcoming the death by electrocution although he didn't commit the crime.

 


 
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