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Motivational James Hetfield Quotes And Sayings

James Hetfield Quotes:- James Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is an American musician and songwriter best 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.

Inspirational James Hetfield Quotes

“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.”-James Hetfield

Inspirational James Hetfield Quotes

“If I hadn’t had music in my life, it’s quite possible I’d be dead and I’d much rather be alive.”-James Hetfield


‘I’d rather regret doing something than not doing something.”-James Hetfield


“I’d like to have a beer-holder on my guitar as they have on boats.”-James Hetfield


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

“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.”-James Hetfield


“Rap is just to be very annoying.”-James Hetfield


“Dying, dying, someone told me just recently, dying is easy. Living is hard. for everyone.”-James Hetfield


“It’s all fun and games ’till someone loses an eye, then it’s just fun you can’t see.”-James Hetfield


“Sleep my friend, and you will see that dream is my reality.”-James Hetfield


25+ Great James Hetfield Quotes


“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.'”-James Hetfield


“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.”-James Hetfield

“I like a woman who’s got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that’s fine.”-James Hetfield


“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.”-James Hetfield


“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.”-James Hetfield


“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.”-James Hetfield


Top 10 James Hetfield Quotes


“I wanted to make noise, not study theory.”-James Hetfield

“I was pretty quiet as a child.”-James Hetfield


“There is something powerful in Metallica, a will, a drive.”-James Hetfield


“As far as artists and musicians, they don’t retire. They might tour less.”-James Hetfield


“Metallica is a wonderful key to have on my key ring. I can go anywhere – it’s great.”-James Hetfield


“I’m married to Metallica.”-James Hetfield


“There is one Metallica. We have many styles, it’s called Metallica.”-James Hetfield

“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.”-James Hetfield


“I’ve discovered that sheer quantity doesn’t necessarily make for a heavier sound; if anything, overdubs make guitars sound mushier.”-James Hetfield


“Nothing’s really a prized possession except my family, you know?”-James Hetfield