Best Metal Songs Written About Killers/Murders

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A lot of good metal songs have lyrical content centered around infamous serial killers and well known murder cases.

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1Angel of Death - Slayer

One of Slayer's signature songs written about the infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele who, in return for his twisted experiments that often ended up with his victims dying, was given that nickname - The Angel of Death. Heavy song with an interesting lyrical subject. - MetalFoREVer1228

2Contempt Breeds Contamination - Trivium

A very underrated Trivium song about the murder of Amadou Diallo by 4 NYPD officers. - MetalFoREVer1228

3Dead Skin Mask - Slayer

The awfully eerie masterpiece written about the serial killer Ed Gein. The parts at the end of the song with the child's voice I'm the background are, to say the least, haunting. - MetalFoREVer1228

4213 - Slayer

Another eerie work, this time about everyone's favorite pervert - Jeffrey Dahmer. - MetalFoREVer1228

5The Somatic Defilement - Whitechapel

The whole album was about Jack the Ripper, but this was my personal favorite. - MetalFoREVer1228

6Vicer Exciser - Whitechapel

Another brutal song about Jack The Ripper. - MetalFoREVer1228

7Entrance of the Conflagration - Trivium

A great song about Andrea Yates' murder of her own children by drowning them in a bathtub. - MetalFoREVer1228

8Woman of Dark Desires - Bathory

Song about Elizabeth Bathory - MetalFoREVer1228

The band's called Bathory anyway.

9Jeffrey Dahmer - Soulfly

Name says it all. - MetalFoREVer1228

10Fatal Foot Fetish - Macabre

This song sounds so utterly retarded yet is so hilariously disturbing - xandermartin98

The Contenders

11Instruments of Hell - Exhumed

This ones about Albert Fish - MetalFoREVer1228

12Mein Teil - Rammstein
13Disposable Teens - Marilyn Manson
14Addicted to Vaginal Skin - Cannibal CorpseV1 Comment
15Atwa - System of a Down
16Blood Red Sandman - Lordi

This is one of my favorites by Lordi. It's basedon Jack the Ripper and all the terror he caused. And overall, it's just a great song. AMAZING!

17Bloodbath In Paradise - Ozzy Osbourne

Awesome song! Ozzy Osbourne never ceases to amaze me! I LOVE this guy!

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18Beauty Through Order - Slayer
19Nothing to Gein - Mudvayne
20Jonestown - The Acacia Strain
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1. Angel of Death - Slayer
2. Contempt Breeds Contamination - Trivium
3. Dead Skin Mask - Slayer
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