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This song is a reflection of Dave Mustaine's former heroin addiction. The title is analogous to methadone, a narcotic often used in treating heroin addiction. In theory, doses of methadone will substitute those of heroin and can gradually be decreased until the patient is free of his addiction. Often, however, the patient's methadone addiction will simply replace his heroin addiction. Another interpretation is that when Dave first turned to drugs, his life was not going very well and he was… read more

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Megadeth - Poison Was The Cure Lyrics


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  • That riff is so good! And the drums too.
  • Dat bass
  • dat riff
  • Thank you Metallica for kicking Dave out... we're better off with having Megadeth than having Dave languish in that crap band that Metallica has become. [3]
  • Nice bass. [2]
  • So fast
  • yeah what else can you say great tune
  • That intro... That outro...

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