Best Symphonic Metal Songs

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1Ghost Love Score - Nightwish

This 10 minute masterpiece is what symphonic metal should be. A beautiful but haunting vocal performance accompanied by great riffs and an amazing orchestral arrangement. This is easily the best symphonic metal song ever recorded. This should defiantly be #1 The Poet and the Pendulum, Emerald Sword, and Our Solemn Hour are also top notch symphonic metal tracks.

This should be #1! It's the greatest symphonic metal song!

If you haven't heard this song, then you've definitely never experienced true eargasm. It builds up slowly until about 8:22 where you'll begin to feel yourself levitate.

2Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

Blind Guardian nailed this subgenre and in no time became the best in the business. - Metal_Treasure

3Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
4Emerald Sword - Rhapsody
5And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
6To Mega Therion - Therion
7The Throne - Blind Guardian
8The Ninth Wave - Blind Guardian
9The Phantom Agony - Epica
10Wishmaster - Nightwish

The Contenders

11Euphoria - Xandria

Pleasantly surprised to find it this high. - Elina

12Grand Parade - Blind Guardian
13The Poet and the Pendulum - Nightwish
14The Phantom of the Opera - Nightwish
15Blood of Kingu - Therion
16Funeral In Carpathia - Cradle of Filth
17The Seven Angels - Avantasia
18Heroes - Magni Animi Viri
19The Pharaoh Sails to Orion - Nightwish
20Nemo - Nightwish
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List StatsUpdated 26 Sep 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Euphoria - Xandria
2. Nemo - Nightwish
3. Gethsemane - Nightwish
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1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
3. And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
Metal_Treasure
1. To Mega Therion - Therion
2. Emerald Sword - Rhapsody
3. Dawn of Victory - Rhapsody
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