Top 10 Metal and Rock Songs with Dark Lyrics and Happy Music

Metal_Treasure
I don't say these songs are bad. I like some of them very much. This list just shows that sometimes music artists do weird things, even the good musicians.

Dark lyrics can be sad or creepy, or just related to serious lyrical themes but suddenly some happy cheerful music starts ...

The Top Ten

1 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

The entire song follows this gap between music and lyrics. - Metal_Treasure

2 Invite It - Annihilator Invite It - Annihilator

I love this song start to finish but the chorus is too playful for these lyrics:
"Just try it, entice it telling me I'm dead. Don't fight it, invite it",... and so on. - Metal_Treasure

3 Fast As a Shark - Accept Fast As a Shark - Accept V 1 Comment
4 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian V 1 Comment
5 Suicide and Mania - Primal Fear Suicide and Mania - Primal Fear V 1 Comment
6 Killer On the Loose - Thin Lizzy Killer On the Loose - Thin Lizzy

Just click on the song sample below. - Metal_Treasure

7 Jump - Van Halen Jump - Van Halen

Believe it or not, this happy music was written to a suicide song. - Metal_Treasure

8 Pictures of Home - Deep Purple Pictures of Home - Deep Purple
9 Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
10 (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

Man, the lyrics to this song are really dark when you think about it, but damn if it isn't catchy as hell - TheStargazer

The Contenders

11 Miss Murder - AFI Miss Murder - AFI V 1 Comment
12 Detroit Rock City - Kiss Detroit Rock City - Kiss
13 Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
14 Rock the Casbah - The Clash Rock the Casbah - The Clash
15 Hey, Hey, What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin Hey, Hey, What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin
16 Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
17 Adam's Song - Blink-182 Adam's Song - Blink-182
18 Bullet - Hollywood Undead Bullet - Hollywood Undead
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