James Hetfield - Quotes

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If I hadn't had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive.

If I hadn't had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive.

We do this basically for ourselves. People appreciate it, which is cool, but I think they appreciate that we're doing it for ourselves. We're doing it our way, and how people like it is not up to us. We like it.

We do this basically for ourselves. People appreciate it, which is cool, but I think they appreciate that we're doing it for ourselves. We're doing it our way, and how people like it is not up to us. We like it.

I choose to live, not just exist. ---->>>

I'd rather regret doing something than not doing something. ---->>>

Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality. ---->>>

Dying, dying, someone told me just recently, dying is easy. Living is hard. for everyone. ---->>>

Just like the poles of a magnet, some people are drawn to death and others are repulsed by it, but we all have to deal with it.

Just like the poles of a magnet, some people are drawn to death and others are repulsed by it, but we all have to deal with it.

It's all fun and games 'till someone loses an eye, then it's just fun you can't see. ---->>>

I like playing music because it's a good living and I get satisfaction from it. But I can't feed my family with satisfaction. ---->>>

I'd much rather talk about guitar playing. I hate it when people ask me about my lyrics. I always feel like telling them to just go and read them. ---->>>

There is something powerful in Metallica, a will, a drive. ---->>>

I'm on this eternal quest to get the best guitar sound in the world, but my vision of what is 'the best' changes every time I go into the studio. Sometimes my goal is to make my guitar jump out, and sometimes I want it to lay back. ---->>>

I like a women who's got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that's fine.

I like a women who's got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that's fine.

I'd like to have a beer-holder on my guitar like they have on boats. ---->>>

I wanted to make noise, not study theory. ---->>>

Authority pisses me off. I think everyone should be able to drink and get loud whenever they want. ---->>>

I'm married to Metallica. ---->>>

Rap is just to me very annoying. ---->>>

As far as artists and musicians, they don't retire. They might tour less. ---->>>

There is one Metallica. We have many styles, it's called Metallica. ---->>>

Nothing's really a prized possession except my family, you know? ---->>>

I'm always feeling like I don't belong, no matter where I am. So I'm just searching for a family nonstop, and sometimes I find it in the mosh pit, sometimes I find it when I'm doing some French TV show with the president's wife. ---->>>

I was pretty quiet as a child. ---->>>

I've discovered that sheer quantity doesn't necessarily make for a heavier sound; if anything, overdubs make guitars sound mushier. ---->>>

Metallica is a wonderful key to have on my key ring. I can go anywhere - it's great. ---->>>

My live sound does not work in the studio, which is a completely different animal. Every little thing is detrimental to the sound. And if someone moves a mic, you've lost it. It's pretty much a case of 'lock the door and set up a police line.' ---->>>

Most of my guitars have been instruments that look cool. I'm not picky. I never think, 'Oh, this neck isn't made of ebony,' or, 'These strings don't feel correct.' It doesn't matter too much. ---->>>

A lot of modern amps and preamps sound great when you're jamming by yourself, but don't hold up in a band situation. The sound isn't dense enough, and the lows and highs tend to get soaked up by the bass and cymbals. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-03, 1963
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Occupation: Musician

James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield is mainly known for his intricate rhythm playing, but occasionally performs lead guitar duties and solos, both live and in the studio (wikipedia)