Best Death Songs
The Top TenXW
This song completely defines my music taste! I love every phase of this song, nice composition, its vibrancy, consistency and versatility is the very reason for liking this track.
Best death metal song ever made and solo part yeahh ıt s amazing
Crystal Mountain is amazing but I gotta say my favorite song off of Symbolic is Zero Tolerance, it's like Chuck Schuldiner's warning for all of us, there will be ZERO tolerance.
Overall though, my favorite Death song is probably Within the Mind, so badass.
Melodic, Metal, Beautiful. Great song.V9 Comments
The best Death line up ever has shown in this song! a acoustic intro followed by killer riffs, melodic solos, and rhythmic drums. Of course this procedure seems to be the formula for good death songs, but Lack Of Comprehension created this formula! - nausea_87
This song is everything a death metal song should be. Absolute perfection, that riff, that solo everything.
This is a must study song for anyone willing to make a good death metal song
It's been said before: absolute perfectionV4 Comments
Don't know how come there is no 'without judgement' on this list
This is surely 2nd best after that
Absolute progressive/technical death metal masterpiece. Insane riff variety and a killer solo to boot.
Insane. Beautiful riffs, creepy middle part of the song and back to the thrash part.
This is the song that hot me into them. It has it allV4 Comments
The most beautiful piece of music I've ever heard in my life. Chuck Schuldiner was a genius.
It's funny that I would vote for a soft instrumental as the best song by a death metal band, and believe me, I love their entire discography. But it's as simple as this: There is no piece of music that I've heard that surpasses Voice of the Soul.
I usually don't enjoy instrumentals too much, but this one is epicly good.
No comments. Just listen to it.V15 Comments
This song is simply the best song ever made by a death metal band in my opinion. Epic intro, epic solo, chuck's voice, everything is perfect!
This and Zombie Inc by In Flames are the two best death metal songs ever!
Best Death song; It's so beautifully depressing. Their defining masterpiece in my opinion. - Gasmaskboi19371945
So hard to vote for just one, but I'm almost nearly sure this is the one...V4 Comments
Super song... But in this list I not see my lovely song Story to Tell...
Don't LET IT INSIDE
IT COULD TEAR YOU RIGHT APART!,
Love this songs this is chucks finest guitar playing
Obiously this song deserve a better position here in this list couse it's a very influencial song, maybe not like the top 5 but I think that 13th place to spirit crusher is not what this song deserve.V2 Comments
In my opinion the best death metal song, the part after Chuck screams "Now you're in HELL" is a complete hell!
This the best death metal song ever should be on top cleared by miles!
When Chuck growls "Drifting from the living, joining with the dead! "i just het an eargasm!V1 Comment
Once I Had Full Control... The Most Brutal Riff
Scary, brutal, hard and fast. Best Death song ever.
Badass Riff... It kinda makes me think about Pantera's "Walk" one.
It should definitely be in the top 5
There is no hope, why don't you! --V5 Comments
This song surely deserve top 10! And it is in 23! Chuck would be wondered by seeing this! This song has everything! Story! The guitar is superb! The voice is superb! The music compose is just extra ordinary! I love this song m/V3 Comments
Perfect in every way. When I listen to it, my mind travels to a deep and far away place where no earthly problems matter. At 1:10 Chuck growls "when pain is acknowledged! " and what follows is the best riff/drumming I've heard. EVER - BronzeWolf96
One of the top 3 songs of their classic album Symbolic, dominates death metal!V1 Comment
you know so much about nothing at all
I can never seem to get over the killer bass in this song. Besides that, it has amazing lyrics and (as usual) great riffs. The music video for this was pretty good to.
Ever song Death has made is fantastic, but The Philsopher wins for me. Great Lyrics, a fantastic solo and Steve is just killing that bass line.V1 Comment
This should be in the top 5 AT LEAST - has a sick drum intro from Hoglan as well as the main guitar riff! - petrucci75hammet
"Where virtuos lives are sacrificed! " Love the solo that follows.V3 Comments
The 'Practice what you preach' section: completely mind-blowing!
The absolutely greatest death album
I love this song one of deaths best intros if not the best this song should be in the top 5
I love all of Death's songs, but I vote for this one 'cause this albums is insanely underrated in my opinion.V1 Comment
This song from beginning to end is the definition of badass. One of my personal favorites off of "Scream Bloody Gore", my favorite death album
How can be this song out of top ten? It's the best song by Death! Heavy, great riffs, brutal vocals and drums! Better than Crystal Mountain 100times!
What? This is the heaviest Metal song ever, this was #10, how it's 13 now? This song is so much better than symbolic (song). - GREYBOYY
Agree, it's a badass song and also my favorite from my favorite album :D
First Death song I ever heard and it's amazing! The blast beats are insaneV3 Comments
Fast, heavy andabsolutely great song. Can't belive it's so low on the list.V1 Comment
Good lyrics, thrash riff blows mind. Underrated.V1 Comment
The song that got me into Death. Will always remain my favourite!
Very underrated song on the list. Must be higher.You'll never forget the intro and "symbolic acts" riff.V2 Comments
This deserves the top 10. Seriously
I am addicted to this song it has 2 of deaths best solos from both Andy and Chuck, this is such an underrated song
Best song ever, ridiculously underrated. The bass is awesome and the solos are amazing.
Related ListsTop 10 Death Metal Songs Best Five Finger Death Punch Songs Best Melodic Death Metal Songs Best Songs On Metallica's Death Magnetic Best Death Cab for Cutie Songs
List StatsUpdated 6 Feb 2016
5 years, 50 days old
Top Remixes (18)
2. Lack of Comprehension
3. Empty Words
2. Story to Tell
3. Denial Of Life
2. Spiritual Healing
View All 18