This is the most commonly used word in Metallica lyrics
In case you’re looking for some unnecessary but interesting facts about Metallica today, we’ve got you covered. Thanks to the immense efforts of a Metallica fan on the internet, we know what the most common word the band uses is.
A user on the Metallica Reddit page created a chart of the most frequent words in Metallica’s lyrics, and “never” was the most important word.
Considering one of their most famous songs, “Enter Sandman”, has the lyrics “Off to never land ” – it’s not really a surprise. Other songs that feature the word are, of course, “Through the Never” and “The Day That Never Comes”, and less obvious songs such as “The Unforgiven”, “Nothing Else Matters”, “Don’t Tread on Me “,” Wherever I May Roam “,” Master of Puppets “and much more.
Other words Metallica repeat a lot in their lyrics are “one”, “see”, “far”, “take” and “life”. But we know the one you’re most interested in is James Hetfield’s infamous “yes”, which has been used 68 times, according to the same chart. We’re not sure exactly what method the Reddit user used to achieve these results, but you can check out the table below.
Almost exactly two years ago, a Slipknot fan had a similar experiment with his lyrics while creating a word map. Coincidentally, the most commonly used word in their lyrics was also “never”. Apparently metal artists have something to say.
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