- The song lyrics consists of various rock and heavy metal band names and the song is considered a tribute to those bands.
- Christian Eriksson (also known as Christian Hedgren, ex-Skyride, ex-Twilight Force) is doing the high-pitched scream at the beginning of the song on the album. Live screams were performed by Thorbjörn Englund.
- The song ended every Sabaton concert from 2012 to 2016. It was replaced by To Hell And Back in 2017.
About how much time did it take to write the lyrics:
Pär: "To write the text? Maybe 45 minutes while I was on the toilet. I said everyone should think of metal bands and we know a lot of bands. We wrote it on a piece of paper and when I got out of the toilet, the text was ready."
Bands referenced in "Metal Crüe"
- Gamma Ray
- Judas Priest
- Iron Maiden
- Metal Church
- Armored Saint
- Pretty Maids
- Crimson Glory
- In Flames
- Motley Crüe
- Guns 'N' Roses
- Status Quo
Take some venom and accept