Jason, you're too fucking metal man
Too metal for your own good
You guys want some more don't ya
we're just getting warmed up now man
how about some more old shit from kill em all eh
you don't mind if we speed it up some huh?
So, we need to see some action out there if you fucking don't know by now
makes us feel real fucking good
so, uh, get your dancing shoes on.
you know the words follow me motherfucker

Adrenaline starts to flow
thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac

hey man, I need to see some action out there
come on you pussies!
yeah, you guessed it, it's whiplash
one two four three two and a half

Late at night all systems go
come to see the show
We do our best, you're the rest
You make it real you know
There is a feeling deep inside
That drives you fuckin' mad
A feeling of a hammerhead
You need it oh so bad

Adrenaline starts to flow
thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac
(Whiplash) yeah whiplash

Bang your head against the stage
Like you never did before
Make it ring, make it bleed
Make it fucking sore
In a frenzied madness
With your leather and your spikes
Heads are bobbing all around
It is hot as hell tonight

Adrenaline starts to flow
thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac
what is it? (Whiplash )
it's fucking whiplash

Here on the stage the Marshall noise
Is piercing through your ears
It kicks your ass kick your face
Exploding feeling nears
Now is the time to let it rip
To let it fuckin' loose
We are gathered here to maim and kill
'Cause this is what we choose

Adrenaline starts to flow
thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac
(Whiplash) yeah, give it to me one time

hey hey hey (hey hey hey hey) yeah, here we go

yeah whiplash. get it and fuck em up

The show is through the metal is gone
It is time to hit the road
Another town, another gig
Again we will explode
Hotel rooms and motorways
Life out here is raw
But we will never stop we will never quit

'Cause you're Metallica

Adrenaline starts to flow
You're thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac

hey hey (hey hey hey hey hey)

thank you Mexico city, we'll see you around
good night from Metallica
thank you!

Lyrics submitted by elmoz

Whiplash Lyrics as written by Lars Ulrich James Alan Hetfield

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  • +2
    General Comment

    This and Motorbreath are by far the best Metallica songs.

    negativethreeeon December 30, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Don't u love a sec. and a half of pulling teeth starting this track? I don't poor editing. The song itself 10/10. It's about streetfighting. The fights r suposed to be clean, but some fuckers use spikes and fire as weapons, resulting in whiplash and it being "hot as hell." And to the dumbazz above, emo is a sub genre of punk, a faggot is a bundle of sticks, and Sandman is a great song. Metal (rusty n' sharp) up ur azz bitch!

    lmfao, I'm such a jackass...

    FRYEGUYon February 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I think this song is very straightforward...its about Metallica and their music....

    Skweeky_voiced_teenon May 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Best lyric ever "But we will never stop We will never quit cause we are MetallicA " Hope they remember this lyric every time they think about quiting.

    4saken4on August 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    They already have quit. This song praises metal music and tells of the never-ending metal spirit of the band. Sadly these words have proven false.

    Testaheadon March 08, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Oh yeah, they've quit. EXCEPTING the new album and the tour. What are you talking about, just cause the hairs gone- Metallica are still going strong!

    Eriu0on March 15, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    People above are right, and the song is fairly straight forward, not nearly reaching the lyrical brilliance of Load.

    Whiplash, musically speaking, means that when you dont have earplugs or anything, you can hear the words coming back to you, and your not sure if its your own voice or the crowds.

    dorepollon June 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    testahead is right the mighty metallica has fallen damn it all, whiplash is about banging your head so fast that you get whiplash, Eriu0 you suck, its not about their hair, ST. ANGER sucks

    adude911on July 01, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This was the first Metallica song to be released as a single (Not counting Hit the Lights which was on a demo tape. It's also the only song where they mention the band's name.

    king nothing2on April 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    just a song about rocking out and touring and playing live and shit like that.

    Ben2k9on April 29, 2004   Link

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