Metallica: Seek and Destroy Meaning
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Song Released: 1983
Seek and Destroy Lyrics
We are scanning the scene
in the city tonight
We're looking for you
to start up a fight
There's an evil feeling in our brains
But it's nothing new
you know it drives us insane
On our way
anonymous Dec 17th, 12:02am report
Isn't the song seek and destroy for the hairbands bands that were all ready out. When metallica was first coming out
anonymous Jun 15th, 2018 6:58pm report
This song is about them hunting cockroaches.
anonymous May 22nd, 2017 5:57am report
I think is about devils who want to kill people. The song is telling the devils perspective.
anonymous Jan 19th, 2013 1:01pm report
there scanning the scenes in their city tonight there lookin for their enemy to start up a fight, there's an evil feeling in their brains, but it's nothing new but drives them insane. - 1st verse meaning
anonymous Aug 25th, 2012 8:14pm report
It's about the insatiable need to kill or hunt someone down. btw the lyrics are "You've always been taking, and now you're given" not "You;ve always been b*tching, and now you're killing."
anonymous Apr 21st, 2012 4:37pm report
It's about them hating glam metal in the city! Nough said!
anonymous Aug 31st, 2011 8:37am report
I view this song is about nuclear armament, 'thousand death' could not be done by a man without war, and if we keep on providing more and more atomic bomb 'There is no escape and that's for sure'- 'Our brains are on fire with the feelings to kill' our leaders are thinking of how to have more and more atomic warfare, this song invites this generation to condemn evil nuclear weaponry.
anonymous May 2nd, 2011 5:36pm report
Its about the feeling to kill. It was inspired by a Diamond Head song, though i cannot recall the name.
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