Best Heavy Metal Songs Since 1990

The Top Ten

1 Enter Sandman - Metallica

I had to add this.

Why is it not in here? You people have no taste. - RusekuCozan

the entire song is sweet. - schwanie

How is this so high? The sing is SO repetitive. You listen to it once and then it gets boring. The 6 songs below this are all better.

Come on could it really be anything else for number 1

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2 Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

Nothing like Enter Sandman (btw I like enter sandman to! ).
Fear of the Dark has a riff that doesn't sick as Enter Sandman.
Love Metallica & Iron Maiden! - joaocarvalho

I don, t like old heavy metal like Metallica, Judas, others... But this song is so strong as old heavy metal one but Enter Sandman is great one too! - nooreldeen

How can Metallica be number 1 this song is legendary and completely owns enter sandman UP THE IRONS FROM SCOTLAND

This is just the best

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3 Painkiller - Judas Priest

This is an all time classic and it should be on the top 3 cause it is still one of the best songs in all of heavy metal history and I think it deserves #1 position. And if you still have an objection then go and listen to it - amitcornelius1

This song is insane! Especially the intro! - fireinside96

The drum in the start is awesome, Overall a great song

Its not about since 1990, it's the all time best heavy metal song...

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4 Walk - Pantera

WALK! Why is Chop Suey higher? That song is the biggest piece of trash in the last 20 years - 1029384756

This song should be 1 but enter sandman is a good song - GodsNameIsDime

Amazing band. I had trouble picking which song of their I liked the best.

RE SPECT WALK! Oh yeah and r you talking to me?

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5 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

That intro. That riff. That Spanish acoustic solo. That Mustaine Solo. That Outro.

It is criminal that Enter Sandman is above THE Megadeth song: Holy Wars.

How isn't this number 1?

1. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due - Megadeth (second best metal song ever, only behind "One")
2. Bat Country - Avenged Sevenfold (best metal song of 21st century for me)
3. Guerrilla Radio - Rage Against The Machine (I'm not sure if it's a metal enough to count in for this list, but if it is, it's my 3rd)
4. Beast and the Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold (second best from the best metal band of 21st century)
5. Domination - Pantera (my favourite Pantera song, one of the most energetic and heaviest metal song I liked)
6. Sudden Death - Megadeth (that guitarwork...)
7. Haunted - Disturbed (in my opinion second best metal band of 21st century and that is their best song for me)
8. Cemetary Gates - Pantera (one of my favorite metal ballads... really beautiful)
9. Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold (third best from a7x)
10. Enter Sandman - Metallica (the best song on self titled Metallica's record... badass riffs and vocals)

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6 Seasons In the Abyss - Slayer
7 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera

It should be number1

8 Chop Suey - System of a Down

Whoever made this list has good taste.
1. Chop Suey!
2. B. Y. O. B.
3. Toxicity - moose4life19

the most variety you could enjoy out of a single song... AMAZING - metaniac

9 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
10 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

The Contenders

11 Oblivion - Mastodon
12 Eeyore - Slipknot
13 God Is Dead? - Black Sabbath
14 Blackwater Park - Opeth
15 Lack of Comprehension - Death
16 Bleed - Meshuggah
17 Song of the Damned - Soilwork
18 Would? - Alice In Chains
19 Schism - Tool
20 4 Words (To Choke Upon) - Bullet for My Valentine
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1. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth
2. Painkiller - Judas Priest
3. Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
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1. Painkiller - Judas Priest
2. Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
3. Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
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1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
3. Bleed - Meshuggah
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