Wasting My Hate

Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by Country outlaw Waylon Jennings, a good friend of James Hetfield. Waylon told James the story of when he was on vacation in Jamaica. Waylon was in a bar when one of the local Jamaicans just kept staring at him. This started to make Waylon very angry because this guy would not stop staring at him. Latter he found out that the Jamaican was high and had no idea he was staring, meaning Waylon was angry for no reason. He was wasting his hate on the Jamaican. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Rabid Savage - Rudolph, WI

Comments: 1

  • Zander from Los AngelesRecently they play the main riff to this song after playing "Seek and Destroy" live, which is usually the last song of the set.
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