Best Testament Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Over the Wall Over the Wall

I just like this song. I've listened to other songs by Testament and I just keep coming back to this one.. :3 I guess I have good taste in music :P laugh out loud

It's the best song, way better than Souls Of Black

Easily the best Testament song. It was great when it first came out and still kicks ass. Skolnick shredded this song as a teenager. Amazing!

This song have a powerful speed N great muzic
One of my top song

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2 Souls of Black Souls of Black

intense intro and totally kiscks ass. like this song got me into thrash metal altogether. go souls of black! whoo

AMAZING INTRO. This was the first song I ever heard from this band and from then om I was hooked to it like crack.

Their best song! This bands thrashes really good! - rock2metal

Awesome song. Best testament song by far. Staple of thrash metal

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3 Return to Serenity Return to Serenity

Sweet solo - this song seems like the Testament equivalent of Nothing Else Matters. - petrucci75hammet

Isn't the tone of the guitar just perfect in this song. The solo totally melts my face and the voice just lingers in my head long after the song is over. Musically I would say that Testament have not made a better song. (With the exception of Musical Death maybe)

The best Chorus ever made in the history of the thrash metal and the riff is AWESOME! Best Part of the song is the SOLO! And the best ever song from testament far better then over the wall.

This is one of the first Testament song I heard, and since then it's one of my favourites. I have to say that it sounds a bit like megadeth, but well, how cares? Beautiful song.

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4 More Than Meets the Eye More Than Meets the Eye

doesn't need an explanation, its the best song

As a bassist, I still feel that Souls of Black is highly overrated. I still love the song and always will. Testament's a GREAT band; as good as the Maiden crew. Great live, great studio. Gotta love them!

I voted for More than Meets the Eye cus real favorite is DNR but it wasn't on the list... though More than Meets the Eye is a close 2nd for me (those 2 songs are actually quite similar).

This song is so good in my opinion that within 2 days of first listening to it I had listened to it like over 50 times

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5 Practice What You Preach Practice What You Preach

this song is a true thrash metal classic and has an amazing solo. Souls of black and over the wall are good but nothing compared to practice what you preach.

Really hard to choose between this song, which has fantastic rhythm and tempo and strong lyrics, and Electric Crown, which has great variety. This was my favorite for the longest, so I will worship it here.

Brilliant song... First testament song I listened to! Like chuck billy's vocals and the amazing guitar work!

The Solo Kicks My Ass! Love It!

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6 Electric Crown Electric Crown

Excellent song it got me into this band, the thing I most like about it is that they are iron maiden inspired. It is very rare to find such bands also try EDGUY.

If it wasn't for this song, I wouldn't even like testament!

Testament is so so much better than Metallica!

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7 The New Order The New Order

This song kicks so much ass the entire 4:27 seconds you hear it. Everything from the post- apocalyptic intro to the last epic chorus, it grabs you by the balls and you enjoy it. Best off the album by far.

This is their finest song from their finest album. The New Order nails it on all fronts. It even beats over the wall. Souls of Black and return to serenity are way too overrated.

This is my favorite song by them to be honest! I don't know y but I get this giant smile on my face whenever I hear it!

This is the line between thrash and death metal. Truly awesome.

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8 Into the Pit Into the Pit

Brutal, powerful, melodic. Combines the best elements of first three albums. Heard it live on Clash of the Titans and been amazed... For the next 23 years:-)

Classic track from a classic album, however Testament has plenty of damn good or utterly outstanding "caught in the moshing pit" songs anyway in the whole genre (The New Order, True Believer, A Day In The Death to name my favorites). Testament, Overkill, Death Angel, Dark Angel, that's the Big 4 in my eyes... (not to mention last two studio releases by Death (Symbolic, TSOP) which are another pinnacle of progressive thrash metal together with hidden gen "Time Does Not Heal"! ). Anthrax, Megadeth, Metalica, Slayer are so-so rock bands, the pulled off some classic material, but also lots of crap, way more than this underrated (or just simply because of number of sold units) four way better bands than those fanboys and mags like rolling stone (Slash as best guitarist, laugh out loud! ) rave about.

Epic Song much prefer the 2001 version though.

Best song from the New Order in my opinion

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9 D.N.R. (Do Not Resuscitate) D.N.R. (Do Not Resuscitate)

The gathering was an amazing album, and d.n.r. started it off greately

My favorite is More Than Meets the Eye, but it was already rated pretty high.D.N.R. needs some more love!

More than meets the eye is one of my favorite songs ever but this is almost just as amazing! I love the whole Gathering album and this one sticks out the most

The gathering is the best album together with legacy and new order and DNR is a bomb, this is thrash and this is the best

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10 Trial by Fire Trial by Fire

its a trial by fire! such a good song. this song makes me like them almost even more then metallica. almost...

My ears are melted when I first heard this song.
Brilliant intro, vocals, powerful thrash riff and a great solo
This song is definitely one of the best. - Srbin

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The Newcomers

? As the Season Grey As the Season Grey V 1 Comment
? Nightmare (Coming Back to You) Nightmare (Coming Back to You)

I'm surprised that no one thought to put this song on the list. It's not their best song, but I have to say I like the song a lot. - Element119

The Contenders

11 The Legacy The Legacy

Equally as awesome is trail of tears from low. Kick ass song.

This is one of their best should be on the top 5

This song is so damn good, one of their best!

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12 Disciples of a Watch Disciples of a Watch

One of my favorite songs of Testament! OBEY or I WILL BURN YOU TO THAT CROSS! Really good song, check it out!

Agreed, this is old school. Very awesome. This is probably my favorite

Ok how is this not number 1, this list is probably made by some guy who looks at all the STAND OUT SONGS THAT ARE OH SO IMPRTANT, ask any real testament fan and they will say this is the best testament song

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13 True American Hate

Very solid metal song from their new album, with a sweet guitar riffing and also nice drum beats!

My favorite is Practice What You Preach but I voted for this because it is so low. Need more stuff from Dark Roots of Earth

It's so awesome how Gene's drumming remind you of Death. Listen to this it will remind u of Zombie Ritual. So cool.

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14 Burnt Offerings Burnt Offerings

Over the wall was good but this has badass guitars

Their best song... absolute classic

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15 Alone In The Dark Alone In The Dark

I really never like testament, I think alex es one of the greatest guitarrists ever, but for me is really difficult to understand the testament music, anywhay, this is a killer song

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16 Sins of Omission Sins of Omission

great intro, great lyrics and great solo - rock2metal

It is so dramatic and intense! It has a super intro and riffs and they all melt together in the mood, besides it just makes you wanna thrash it all!

The song that got me into Testament. Amazing work from Skolnick and Chuck. The perfect combination of heaviness and melody.

This should be in the top 3. It's way better than Over The Wall.

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17 First Strike Is Deadly First Strike Is Deadly

How is this number 28?! This is the song that got me into the band and the solo is one of the most eargasmic things you can ever hear in your life

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18 Down for Life Down for Life

This album kills! When it came out it was one of the hardest albums around. Almost like death metal vocals, but not.

One of the heaviest, most hard-hitting riffs I've ever heard.

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19 The Haunting The Haunting V 1 Comment
20 The Ballad The Ballad

Is one of the best songs of testament, as it has an excellent acoustic intro, an ending exploited, deserves to be in the top 10, as it is one of his songs more commercial.

Beautiful song, I may even say it's better than return to serenity

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