Slave to the Grind (song)

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"Slave to the Grind"
Skid Row Slave to the Grind.jpg
Single by Skid Row
from the album Slave to the Grind
Released June 1991
Genre Heavy metal
Length 3:31
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Sebastian Bach, Rachel Bolan, Dave Sabo
Producer(s) Michael Wagener
Skid Row singles chronology
"Monkey Business"
"Slave to the Grind"
"Wasted Time"

"Slave to the Grind" is a song by Skid Row. It was the second single and the title track from their second album, Slave to the Grind. The song was released in 1991 and written by bandmates Sebastian Bach, Rachel Bolan and Dave "The Snake" Sabo. It reached #43 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] The video also got heavy rotation on MTV but was not as successful as previous singles and did not chart in the US.

On March 22, 2011, Halestorm released an EP called ReAnimate containing a cover of "Slave to the Grind".

On June 10, 2016, Rage covered this song as a bonus track for their 22nd studio album The Devil Strikes Again.

It was #18 on VH1's 40 Greatest Metal Songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Slave to the Grind"
  2. "Creepshow"
  3. "C'Mon And Love Me" (originally performed by KISS)
  4. "Beggar's Day"


  1. ^ "Skid Row chart stats". Archived from the original on 2012-07-22.