Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Performed by [[Metallica]]
Year 1986
Appears in Guitar Hero: Metallica
Tier 4. Hammersmith Apollo
★★★★ (Expert)
★★★★★ (Expert)
[[Category:Songs by Metallica]]

Welcome Home (Sanitarium) is a song by Metallica that appears on Guitar Hero: Metallica. It is the second single off of the album "Master of Puppets". The lyrics portray someone trapped in insanity. It is possibly based on the novel and movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."


For Expert:

The first half of the song is fairly mellow as far as Metallica goes, and not terribly difficult. There are a few quick chord changes during the chorus, but the real challenge starts at the solo. The strumming at the start of the solo is fast, and it is very difficult to avoid overstrumming once it starts changing notes. The rest of the solo isn't terribly difficult, with only one tricky part near the middle. After the solo the song is pretty much done, so if you can FC past the solo then you're golden.


Welcome Home
Solo 1
Verse 1
Pre-Chorus 1
Chorus 1
Solo 2
Verse 2
Pre-Chorus 2
Chorus 2
Bridge 1A
Bridge 1B
Solo 3A
Solo 3B
Solo 3C


Welcome to where time stands still
No one leaves and no one will
Moon is full, never seems to change
Just labeled mentally deranged
Dream the same thing every night
I see our freedom in my sight
No locked doors, no windows barred
No things to make my brain seem scarred
Sleep my friend and you will see
The dream is my reality
They keep me locked up in this cage
Can't they see it's why my brain says Rage
Leave me be!
Just leave me alone
Build my fear of what's out there
Cannot breathe the open air
Whisper things into my brain
Assuring me that I'm insane
They think our heads are in their hands
But violent use brings violent plans
Keep him tied, it makes him well
He's getting better, can't you tell?
No more can they keep us in
Listen, damn it, we will win
They see it right, they see it well
But they think this saves us from our hell
Leave me be!
Just leave me alone
Just leave me alone!
Fear of living on
Natives getting restless now
Mutiny in the air
Got some death to do
Mirror stares back hard
Kill, it's such a friendly word
Seems the only way
For reaching out again


Guitar Hero Metallica - Welcome Home Sanitarium FC (22 49)

Guitar Hero Metallica - Welcome Home Sanitarium FC (22 49)

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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