The Boys Are Back In Town is a song that is playable in Guitar Hero: Metallica, and is the Master Track Performed by the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy.

The single for The Boys Are Back In Town

This song appears as a Master Track.


"The Boys Are Back In Town" was written by Phil Lynott and produced by John Alcock in 1976, on their album, Jailbreak (album). It was ranked 38 on Q Magazine's 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. It's popularity has also made it a popular song at Irish Rugby matches. Another sign of popularity is it's multiple appearances on movie trailers and commercials. The most popular ones are heard on every Toy Story trailer.

In Rolling Stone magazine's, 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, James Hetfield said that The Boys Are Back In Town was his 10th favorite song, which is a coincidence considering they both appear in Guitar Hero: Metallica.

Songs of Guitar Hero: Metallica
The Forum
For Whom the Bell Tolls - The Unforgiven
Tushino Airfield
Demon Cleaner - No Excuses - Tuesday's Gone - Turn the Page
Metallica at Tushino
Sad but True - Nothing Else Matters - No Leaf Clover - King Nothing - Enter Sandman
Hammersmith Apollo
Albatross - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Toxicity - Wherever I May Roam - Stacked Actors - Orion - Fade to Black - The Boys Are Back in Town - Armed and Ready
Damaged Justice Tour
Ace of Spades - All Nightmare Long - The Black River - Frantic - Fuel - Hell Bent for Leather - Mommy's Little Monster - One - War Inside My Head
The Meadowlands
Am I Evil? - Battery - Blood and Thunder - Creeping Death - Master of Puppets - Mercyful Fate - Seek & Destroy - Stone Cold Crazy
Donington Park
Beautiful Morning - Disposable Heroes - Dyers Eve - Evil - Fight Fire with Fire - The Shortest Straw - War Ensemble - Whiplash
The Ice Cave
The Thing That Should Not Be
The Stone Nightclub
Cyanide - My Apocalypse - Broken, Beat & Scarred
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