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1. "I noticed that you take your anger out on your guitar," I said finally. "Like, when i ate a bowl of your cereal, you went in your room and started playing like you were in Metallica or something." "Actually, it was Alice Cooper."
Author: Alicia Thompson
2. "I went down like a drunken cowgirl trying to line dance to Metallica."
Author: Darynda Jones
3. "I let that swim around in my aching head for a few minutes - "the arsenal of megadeath...the arsenal of megadeath" - and then, for some reason I can't quite explain, I began to write. Using a borrowed pencil and a cupcake wrapper, I wrote the first lyrics of my post-Metallica life. This song was called "Megadeth" (I dropped the second "a"), and though it would never find its way onto an album, it did serve as the basis for the song "Set the World Afire." It hadn't occured to me then that Megadeth-as used by Senator Cranston, megadeath referred to the loss of one million lives as a result of nuclear holocaust-might be a perfectly awesome name for a thrash metal band."
Author: Dave Mustaine
4. "Megadeth doesn't sound anything like Metallica."
Author: Dave Mustaine
5. "I didn't like the way I was let go from Metallica."
Author: Dave Mustaine
6. "It wasn't enough for Megadeth to do well; I wanted Metallica to fail."
Author: Dave Mustaine
7. "I went there anyway-knowingly, willingly-because I wanted a number one hit. I wanted what Metallica had, even if it meant selling a piece of my soul to the devil."
Author: Dave Mustaine
8. "I'm married to Metallica."
Author: James Hetfield
9. "There is something powerful in Metallica, a will, a drive."
Author: James Hetfield
10. "Metallica is a wonderful key to have on my key ring. I can go anywhere - it's great."
Author: James Hetfield
11. "There is one Metallica. We have many styles, it's called Metallica."
Author: James Hetfield
12. "When I came into Metallica, I had to do justice to Cliff's work, but I also had to put my own signature on it. No one could be Cliff Burton; Cliff Burton was the Jimi Hendrix of bass."
Author: Jason Newsted
13. "Metallica is going to be one of those bands you look back on in the year 2008, that people will still listen to the way I still listen to Zeppelin and Sabbath albums."
Author: Jason Newsted
14. "I tell you very honestly, 1 billion percent, I have never regretted leaving Metallica."
Author: Jason Newsted
15. "If we were to hit the level that Metallica or somebody like that hit, we'd have had a hard time dealing with it. I think it would have been our doom. It's hard for anybody at that level."
Author: Jerry Only
16. "When I get 13 or 14 years old, I get crazy with rock music, like, like, deeply crazy. And one of my favorite bands at that moment was, for example, like - bands like Metallica or Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and Santana, you know? And then I start to play metal, actually, when I was - at the age of 15."
Author: Juanes
17. "I suppose I am a frustrated musician so I annoy my family by playing guitar in the house. I used to be into acoustic stuff but my son Joseph is learning drums, so now I have an electric guitar and we play Metallica. We have an amp and a PA in the garage with his drum kit."
Author: Kevin McKidd
18. "Metallica is a very complicated, fragile thing. On the outside, it's all metal, but on the inside it's very delicate."
Author: Kirk Hammett
19. "What's the message in Metallica? There is no message, but if there was a message, it really should be look within yourself, don't listen to me, don't listen to James, don't listen to anybody, look within yourself for the answers."
Author: Lars Ulrich
20. "As long as it says Metallica on the record it's Metallica."
Author: Lars Ulrich
21. "Nobody wants to hear Metallica at lunchtime."
Author: Michael Fassbender
22. "As big as Metallica are, they're still not like a pop act. As big as they are, they're still not U2 or Lady Gaga. It's still underground."
Author: Scott Ian
23. "Then about 12 years ago it dawned on me that folk music - the music of Woody Guthrie and Phil Ochs, early Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Pete Seeger - could be as heavy as anything that comes through a Marshall stack. The combination of three chords and the right lyrical couplet can be as heavy as anything in the Metallica catalogue."
Author: Tom Morello

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