Best Songs from Metallica's Kill em All

metfan001

Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Seek & Destroy
For the dumbass below me who is trying to convince people that Hammett did not record on Kill Em All, you sir, are completely wrong. Mustaine left well before the end of the recording because he was an idiot who kept drinking and doing drugs and pissing off everyone else.
Amazing song, one of the best.

By the way, for you people who don't know metallica, Dave Mustain left about a year before the album was recorded. Hammet did the lead guitar, but in Hit the Lights the guitar work was done by Lloyd Grant
Easily the best by far. Most memorable even though the four horsemen is insanely good too. But the riffs in seek and destroy are simply brilliant
More comments about Seek & DestroyListen to sample

2The Four Horsemen
Really good riff and soloing by Hammet.

petrucci75hammet

On through the dead of night
For the four Horsemen vote
Or choose your fate and DIE
Why don't they always play it in its entirety?
More comments about The Four HorsemenListen to sample

3Whiplash
I must say that I got into newer Metallica first so it took me awhile to fully appreciate this album. I thought at first that it seemed too raw and unpolished (james voice was painful! ). What I didn't realize then is that is what makes this album so awesome. You get to hear Metallica in their rawest and many ways most vulnerable. I mean even the band said that they played really fast due to nervousness. Since then whiplash has become a personal favorite. This really is Metallica at their fastest and thrashiest! I now love early james voice, especially when he yells Whiplash! GREAT STUFF! Wether or not it's the best on the album is subject to opinion but it is for sure the most fun on kill em all. We'll never stop, we'll never quit cause were Metallica! Oh and now for a little controversy. Daves mechanix is the better version of the fourhorseman. Hey, it is... I'm just saying...

LordJosh

"acting like a maniac... WHIPLASH"

Some people don't get whiplash - They break their necks due to the incomprehensible badassery
no mercy on roads... metallica rocks

mushthaqshaji

More comments about WhiplashListen to sample

4Hit the Lights
It was between this and Whiplash for me, Whiplash is the ultimate headbanger on this album, but this is by far the most catchy song on the album in my opinion. Motorbreath would be third for me then The Four Horsemen fourth. They are my four favourites on this album.
The guitar solist was neither kirk nor mustaine. It was Lloyd Grant, just told for your information.
The one that started it all. You gotta love the classics. A great intro not just to the album, but for Metallica's entire career
More comments about Hit the LightsListen to sample

5Phantom Lord
I can't understand why no one likes this song. It's pretty awesome
Underrated beyond belief. It's one of my favorite Metallica songs of all time!
Great song. Sounds more groovy than the other songs.

PureMayhem

Listen to sample

6Motorbreath
One underrated song and I'm glad Iits at #5
Listen to sample

7Jump In the Fire
My personal riff. The whole song is very "groovy". The intro riff is cool and it's catchy.
Kick ass riff and co-operation between all the members.
The first Metallica song I learned on guitar and the riffs kick ass
Listen to sample

8Metal Militia
Why is this not number 3? This song is the anthem and battle cry of thrash fans! I have never heard a song so anti glam and amazing at the same time in my life! So underrated. If you want to listen to this album, I would strongly suggest the four horsemen, phantom lord, and METAL MILITIA!
Metal militia has 3 seconds of slow music at the very beginning, and from there it is amazingly fast thrash metal, the bass playing is literally a lead instrument

JULESMETAL13

Metal Militia. Simply the best song for me on this album. It starts with an beatifull intro. What I really like. Subsequently a beatifull guitar sound and great vocals.
More comments about Metal MilitiaListen to sample

9No Remorse
I love the intro riff and how the drums beat it, love the entire song
Listen to sample

10(Anestesia) Pulling Teeth
R.I.P. Cliff best bass solo by the most talented bass player of all time!
This is an awesome bass solo, R. I. P Cliff Burton

dragon13304

Best bass solo ever heard, R.I. P Cliff!
Listen to sample

The Contenders

11Blitzkrieg

Comments About This List

Featured Lists
Popular Lists
New Lists

Top Remixes of This List

surfacing

Nord666

Magnani

1234567890q

XtremeSuperstar

see more...

Posts About This List

List Info

This list was created 5 years, 92 days ago and has been voted on over 500 times. This top ten list has been remixed 10 times.

Updated Monday, September 22, 2014


List Error Reporting

See an item on this list that's misspelled, duplicated, or doesn't belong? Let us know. Click here to report the error.