Load (album)

Ronnie is a song by the heavy metal band Metallica. It is their 13th track from their 1996 album Load.

Song Theme

The song is about a child called "Ronnie", and the lyrics revolve around a theme similar to a school shooting. The theme for the song was taken from a 1990's school shooting in Washington state.


Ronnie is one of many songs from the Load era to have never been played live.