Back In The Day

Album: The System Has Failed (2004)


  • This song is about people who judge metalheads. It points out that if you weren't there, it doesn't matter because you wouldn't understand. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Gavin - Sacramento, CA
  • This song was featured in the episode "In Space No One Can Hear You Rock" of the animated series Duck Dodgers. A cartoon version of Dave Mustaine performed it on the show to save the Earth. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Matt - Fairview, NJ

Comments: 3

  • Austin Rollins from Bristow, VaSeeing as how this song is about Metalheads being unfairly judged, it could also be about Bronies being misjudged. Bronies and Metalheads are both unfairly judged.
  • Chris from Edmonton, Abthis song has the coolest lyrics ever, and there true to boot!!
  • Tyler from Aberdeen , Mdsweet tunes one of my favorites on the system has failed!
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