Expendable Youth

Album: Seasons In The Abyss (1990)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a song about the pointlessness of gangs. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sid - Birmingham

Comments: 3

  • Rich from Las Vegas, NvSlaaaaayyyyer!!!! Seasons In The Abyss is my fave Slayer album, Lombardo is the metal drum god...too bad these guys had a nightmare business relationship. Miss you Dave! Ill go see ya with ST !
  • Matt from Cleveland, TnJust like disposable heroes by metallica
  • Tom from Philly, Pathis song is about sending young teens to war, expending our young citizens
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