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(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth (4:14)

"(Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth" is a bass solo by Cliff Burton. An instrumental track, with accompaniment on drums by Ulrich, it features Burton's distinctive "lead bass" style of playing, incorporating heavy distortion, use of the wah-wah pedal, and tapping. This is also the bass solo that Burton was playing when Hetfield and Ulrich first saw him at a gig: “We heard this wild solo going on and thought, 'I don’t see any guitar…

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Late at night all systems go
You have come to see the show
We do our best you're the rest
You make it real you know

Metallica - (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth Lyrics


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  • Cliff = Legend ❤️ \m/ R.I.P
  • @Panzerfaust You shut your ass.
  • This has been my favorite track off the album since I first started listening to Metallica. I would have loved to hear more stoner from them.
  • This is pretty much their best song, isn't it?
  • the best metallica song ever honestly
  • Cliff made Metallica big. Him and Mustaine were the only really good musicians in the band RIP Cliff
  • \m/
  • Cliff 'em all
  • This one changed my life. For reals.
  • pure badass.,,., lead on bass.,.,., who does that ,....,

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