Best Annihilator Songs


The Top Ten

1 Alison Hell

Alison Hell is a masterpiece. During that era thrash metal was nearly identical with punk and this album drew the line between them. Also its worth mentioning that Megadeth was influenced by this album while recording Rust in Peace. Complex riffs show Jeff Waters' technicality and it's probably one of the most progressive thrash metal song. The tone of the bass in the intro is amazing, followed by the Iron Maidenish riff then a groovy and a fast riff then the main riff. It feels like it's a compressed progressive metal song.

Instantly memorable song. Heard it and it's been in my head ever since. - IronSabbathPriest

Aalison Hell Best Thrash Vocal Performance

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2 Human Insecticide

Thrash metal at its best - fast, heavy, technical. - Metal_Treasure

This used to be at #1 and should still be

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3 Schizos (Are Never Alone)

A riff fest. Great solo. Maybe it's their most technical song and one of their fastest. The guitar work is technically sophisticated and insanely good.
I think this masterpiece is sorta underrated even by the Annihilator's fans because it's almost instrumental and it's structure is unusual. - Metal_Treasure

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4 King of the Kill

King of the Kill is the most catchy song by Annihilator. You understand that it's going to be a kickass song as soon as you hear the intro. I was listening to this song with a friend of mine who doesn't even know what thrash metal is and after 5 minutes I could hear him singing "Don't try to run there's no way to survive." The only downside of this song is that it's too short. By the way I would recommend the Feast Deluxe Re-recorded version, in my opinion Dave is much better on vocals.

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5 Set the World on Fire

The song starts with a clean tone and then changes key and tone. The awesome groovy riff in the beginning compels you to listen the whole song. Followed by one of the best riffs of all time in the chorus. If you play guitar, I highly recommend learning the chorus riff, I guarantee you'll play it over and over again and headbang until you get dizzy. After the second chorus is the interlude which resembles a Dream Theater song with it's odd time signatures and melody. In the end, the climax of the song. The drums become 2 times faster, your heart beats faster and then you hear Aaron Randall scream "FIRE! " That's when you feel like punching anyone near you in the face.

Love the guitar solo in this song! - Grundapants

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6 The Trend

The guitar solo in this is one of the best I've ever heard, listen to the sample and you'll know what I mean - wolphert

7 W.T.Y.D.

Welcome To Your Death has one of the best guitar tones I've ever heard. The riffs are awesome and you will find yourself singing along to the chorus the first time you hear it. A song where Jeff Waters shows his talent accompanied by Randy Rampage's awesome gritty vocals.

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8 The Fun Palace

Jeff Waters is definitely a genius, especially on what he does in choruses. This song is another one with a great chorus. The screams, "Panic! " really get you in the mood and the riff melts your face. Everything is great in this song, the verse, the chorus, guitar solo. It's a shame that they don't perform this song live as much as Alison Hell or Set the World on Fire.

It just gets my head froze.

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9 Ultra Motion

One of their fastest and heaviest songs. Awesome. Love the drums, too. - Metal_Treasure

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10 Imperiled Eyes

Great riff and solo. - Metal_Treasure

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The Contenders

11 Phantasmagoria

Lots of great riffs are concentrated in the first 2 minutes that you'll not be able to decide when you should headbang. Then you'll find yourself again listening to an awesome song.

These riffs are awesome live! - Metal_Treasure

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12 Haunted

Drum intro/outro - one of the best in metal, if not the best. Mike Mangini was really diabolic here. - Metal_Treasure

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13 Hunter Killer

Most underrated song by annihilator

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14 City of Ice

CITY OF ICE -------- epic song of epic proportions
Your owned fluff. I'm CORNIER THAN YOU.

15 Never, Neverland

This song is literally a story narrated by a girl who was locked in his room by his grandmother. The music fits the lyrics perfectly. It's as if this was originally a story, but Jeff Waters enhanced the narration by his magic. I would feel like giving spoilers If I told you more about the song, so go listen it right now!

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16 Warbird

Absolutely dig this song along with Alison Hell and the Trand, Annihilator has some really underrated tracks that you need to unearth

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17 Phoenix Rising

One of Annihilator's better slow songs, has a fantastic chorus and great solo! - wolphert

Great song that should be in top 10

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18 Dr. Psycho

Funny and heavy song. Annihilator is the most underrated band ever, and my favorite.

19 Chasing the High

Yeah but that intro do...

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20 Stonewall

Stone wall 21? The song is top ten material! - Toucan

One of the beast songs by Annihilator, deserves the top 5

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22 Sounds Good to Me

Extremely catchy chorus - wolphert

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23 Road to Ruin UListen to Sample
24 Crystal Ann

You can't believe this is from a metal guitarist. amazing

Amazing abilities from jeff waters

Perfect intro to Alison Hell

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25 Maximum Satan

This guitar just screams rebellion, and shock rock undertones, the drums drive it through your eardrums like an absolute audio assault. One of all time favourites 🤘🏻😃🤘🏻

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27 Ambush UListen to Sample
28 My Precious Lunatic Asylum
29 Pride UListen to Sample
30 Clown Parade UListen to Sample
31 Knight Jumps Queen

How is this not in the top ten, easily one the best

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32 No Way Out

Killer ride!

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33 Couple Suicide UListen to Sample
34 Nowhere to Go
35 Bad Child

Can't believe that the song wasn't even in the top
I found it very catchy, the riff is cool and the lyrics too - TheManThatShouldNotBe

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37 Deadlock UListen to Sample
38 Criteria for a Black Widow UListen to Sample
39 Twisted Lobotomy UListen to Sample
40 Wicked Mystic UListen to Sample
41 Only Be Lonely UListen to Sample
42 Sixes and Sevens

Really great lyrics about self motivation and moving forward, awesome riffs, and one of jeff waters greatest solos, this underrated gem is looked over way to much!

This song is quite underrated. - Metal_Treasure

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44 Every Minute UListen to Sample
45 Suicide Society
46 No Zone UListen to Sample
47 Burns Like a Buzzsaw Blade UListen to Sample
48 Ligeia UListen to Sample
49 All for You
50 No Surrender
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Schizos (Are Never Alone)
2. Human Insecticide
3. Alison Hell
1. Alison Hell
2. Set the World on Fire
3. King of the Kill
1. Alison Hell
2. Set the World on Fire
3. Never, Neverland

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