Back In The Day

Album: The System Has Failed (2004)
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  • Where were you when it happened?
    Where could you be found?
    Were you at the front of the stage?
    Or in the underground

    From SF out to Old Bridge
    NY back to LA
    The world of metal changed forever
    Back in the day
    Well that was back in the day

    And if you weren't there
    It doesn't matter anyway
    Because you wouldn't understand
    Live to die and die to play
    Every day and place
    Leave a path of metal
    Across the world from stage to stage
    Well that was back in the day

    And if you weren't there
    It doesn't matter anyway
    Because you wouldn't understand
    In denim and leather
    We were all part of one force
    Knocked Rock and Roll on its ass
    And put metal on the course

    Higher!
    Higher!
    Higher!
    Higher!

    Back in the day
    You weren't there
    It doesn't mater
    Because you wouldn't understand
    This is our way of life
    A life that was born free
    To follow orders how to live
    Was never meant to be
    Oh, oh-oh, oh, oh-oh
    Peals of thunder, sheets of lighting

    The power hits the stage
    The music was exciting
    The mania raged
    On, oh-oh, oh, oh-oh
    We all had the fever
    Our ears started to ring
    Feeding this wildfire
    Consuming everything

    Oh, oh-oh, oh, oh-oh
    Metal's King back then
    And still is this today
    Others imitate or challenge
    But it never goes away
    On, oh-oh, oh-oh Writer/s: DAVE MUSTAINE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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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