Album: Resurrection (2014)
Play Video


  • This song partly takes its inspiration from the bands that graced MTV in the '90s like Green Day, Pearl Jam and Nirvana. "Those songs and those riffs and all that stuff definitely had a huge influence on me," lead guitarist Chad Gilbert told MTV News.
  • The song has proved to be a fan favorite when performed live. "In the chorus there's a sort of 'whoa' part that's always like a big sing-a-long when we play it live," Gilbert said. "It took on its own life."
  • The visual pays tribute to old-style live videos that were shown in vintage MTV shows such as 120 Minutes and Headbanger's Ball. "We just thought it would be fun to pay tribute to the old MTV style — the live videos," Gilbert said. "For me and MTV, it was always the MTV year-end countdowns. It was what I'd look forward to honestly every year just as much as Christmas. When Christmas was over, the top 100 videos of the year would lead up to the ball drop. I remember laying on the floor at my great aunt's house in Kentucky [watching] — and two years in a row Guns N' Roses won it."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Yoko Ono

Yoko OnoSongwriter Interviews

At 80 years old, Yoko has 10 #1 Dance hits. She discusses some of her songs and explains what inspired John Lennon's return to music in 1980.

Kerry Livgren of Kansas

Kerry Livgren of KansasSongwriter Interviews

In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."

Rosanne Cash

Rosanne CashSongwriter Interviews

Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge.

Dean Friedman - "Ariel"

Dean Friedman - "Ariel"They're Playing My Song

Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.

Dan Reed

Dan ReedSongwriter Interviews

Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.

Spooner Oldham

Spooner OldhamSongwriter Interviews

His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."