The Wait (song)

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"The Wait"
Single by Metallica
from the album Garage Inc.
A-side Helpless/The Small Hours
B-side Crash Course in Brain Surgery/Last Caress/Green Hell
Released October 1987
Format EP
Recorded A & M and Conway Studios, LA July, 1987
Genre Thrash metal, post-punk
Length 4:55
Label Elektra
Writer(s) Jaz Coleman
Kevin "Geordie" Walker
Martin "Youth" Glover
Paul Ferguson
Producer(s) Metallica
Metallica singles chronology
"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"
"Garage Days Re-Revisited"
"Eye of the Beholder"
Killing Joke track listing
"The Wait"
Killing Joke (US release) track listing
"The Wait"

"The Wait" is a song by Killing Joke. It first appeared on their eponymous 1980 debut album, Killing Joke. In 1987, Metallica covered "The Wait" on their EP, The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited, and re-issued it on their 1998 compilation album, Garage Inc. An excerpt of Metallica's version appeared in the film School of Rock.