- 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.
About how much time did it take to write the lyrics:
Joakim Brodén: "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
- The song ended every Sabaton concert from 2012 to 2016. It was replaced by To Hell and Back in 2017.
Take some venom and accept