The Memory Remains is the second track on the album, Reload.
It is about a forgotten celebrity who is always reliving her glory days and falling from reality in the process.
Guitar Hero: Metallica
"The Memory Remains" is one of 2 songs from "Reload" (The other being "Fuel") featured in the multi-platform game Guitar Hero: Metallica. It was considered to be an "Intermediate level song" while performing guitar, because it was encountered early in the game's career mode.