Soldier boy, made of clay, now an empty shell.
Twenty-one, only son, but he served us well.
Bred to kill, not to care, do just as we say.
Finished here, greeting death, he’s yours to take away.
Lyrics from “Disposable Heroes” by Metallica, 1986.
James Hetfield (rhythm guitar, lead vocals), Kirk Hammett (lead guitar, backing vocals), Lars Ulrich (drums), and Robert Trujillo (bass, backing vocals) of Metallica at MetLife Stadium. The WorldWired Tour.
Photos by Rick Stachura. May 14, 2017.
(1) + (3) “One” visuals.
(2) Hetfield and Hammett (L to R).