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The lyrics refer to a guy who kills his girlfriend because he doesn't want her to leave him. Crue bass player Nikki Sixx originally said he took the story from a newspaper headline, but later interviews reveal that he might have just made the whole thing up.
The video was banned from MTV, even though it wasn't particularly violent (except for the lyrics). (thanks, Doodle - St. Augustine, FL, for above 2)
The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind
, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish
and Siamese Dream
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Charlie Benante of Anthrax
The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.