Have you ever found yourself in a relationship with someone you once trusted, only to discover that they have been betraying your trust all along? It’s an incredibly difficult situation to recover from, regardless of how many apologies they offer, assuming they even bother to apologize at all. It’s as if you’re suddenly faced with a stranger, someone you no longer recognize after witnessing their true colors. If you’re in need of a powerful and relatable hard rock song to help channel your anger and frustration, look no further than “Backstabbed” by VOXX, an American metalcore band.


This emotionally-charged track delves into the profound pain and betrayal caused by someone close. The lyrics capture the speaker’s disbelief at not foreseeing this betrayal and their self-reflection on why they allowed themselves to be hurt by this person. The apologies offered by the betrayer hold no weight anymore, as their true colors have been revealed. The song conveys a strong sense of disappointment and frustration towards the actions of the person who shattered their trust.


“Backstabbed” was masterfully engineered by Chris Dawson at Aphotic Studios, showcasing the band’s talent and dedication to their craft. The production, handled by Chris Dawson and co-produced by Jimmy Beattie, ensures a captivating and melodic experience for the listeners. The song was written by a trio of talented musicians: Regis Lima, Myles Clayborne, and Jimmy Beattie. The exceptional sound quality was achieved through the mastering work of Mike Kalajian at Rogue Planet Studio.

To complement the powerful lyrics and music, a stunning lyrics video was created by Paul Crosby. This visual portrayal enhances the emotional impact of the song, allowing listeners to truly connect with the message being conveyed. “Backstabbed” serves as an anthem for those who have experienced the pain of betrayal, providing solace and the opportunity to release pent-up anger through its catchy and energetic hard rock sound.


Overall, “Backstabbed” by VOXX is a must-listen for anyone who has been through the pain of betrayal. Its raw emotions, captivating production, and relatable lyrics make it a standout track in the hard rock genre. This song not only gives a voice to those who have been hurt but also empowers them to reclaim their strength and move forward.


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“Backstabbed” has been added to my “Heavy and Wanderlust”  playlists on Spotify!