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Hit the Lights (4:17)

"Hit the Lights" is the first track on the album. It was the first song that Hetfield and Ulrich worked on when forming Metallica. Early versions of the song can be heard on 1982's Metal Massacre compilation of unsigned metal bands, as well as its subsequent re-issue, and the group's first demo, No Life 'Til Leather. The demo's title happens to come from the first line of the song. Hetfield had brought the majority of…

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No life 'til leather
Gonna kick some ass tonight
Got the metal madness
When our fans start screaming

Metallica - Hit the Lights Lyrics


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  • I've been listening to this songs for ages.. and just now I realised how much Motorhead influence there's here
  • Fucking amazing and a classic track ❤️ \m/
  • Fucking old school THRASH METAL CLASSIC I love this track \\m/ <3
  • When we start to rock, we never want to stop again!
  • 2:35 is so good
  • First thrash album or should i say cassette that i bought was no life till leather.
  • ImI
  • This is a good example of my love/hate relationship with thrash metal. I love the first part of this song, but I have no interest in listening to that 2 hour solo.
  • No life 'til leather, we're gonna kick some ass TONIGHT

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