Am I Savage?

Album: Hardwired... to Self-Destruct (2016)


  • Am I savage?
    Scratching at the door
    Am I savage?
    I don't recognize you anymore

    James Hetfield explained to Rolling Stone Australia that the lyrics on this riff-driven track are about the, "realization that there's a beast in me, and there's a beauty in me too... that I can go from being super nice to some f--ked up beast that has no real filter or common sense."


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