Dave Mustaine, who wrote this song, has stated that this song is mainly about touring and life on the road. The song shows the not-so-glamorous side of being a rock star, and how slogging to different venues can take a toll. Mustaine was never fond of touring, but he loves the shows themselves, as they allow the group to connect with their fans. It's just what happens between shows that's a drag.
Chris - Toronto, ON