Best Metal Ballads


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81 Letter to Dana - Sonata Arctica
82 18 and Life - Skid Row

To me this song is vastly lower than it should be, it should be in the top 10 at least, the guitar work here from rob affuso and scotti hill is exceptional, yes they're not ultra complex melodies, but they play notes with such emotion and then of course we have sebastian bach's high flying vocals, which channel that emotion even further while he hits the most unholy pitches. Truly superb ballad.

83 Communion and the Oracle - Symphony X
84 The Clouding - Iced Earth
85 A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth

It's so amazing, Matt Barlow's vocals are the best on this one. It has the best ending for a ballad the vocals at the end are supreme no one can sing this song like Barlow. This song needs to be in top 5

86 Wander - Kamelot

Amazing track within one of the best(if not the best) power metal albums out there.
Give it a try

87 Believe - Savatage

One of the most powerful, heartfelt metal songs ever made. Should easily be number one.

One of the best songs of all time

88 Delirium - Epica

Beautiful piano and soft-sweet sound of Simone Simon, you must hear this song :D

89 I Won't See You Tonight Part 1 - Avenged Sevenfold
90 Melancholy - Iced Earth
91 Ohne Dich - Rammstein
92 Far From Home - Five Finger Death Punch

An incredibly emotional song. I love it to its core.

93 The Ballad - Testament
94 Endless Rain - X Japan

I know you may have heard people say this many times, but I believe this deserves to be higher in the list. I haven't heard all the other songs, but I do believe this song deserves recognition.

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95 Sleeping Sun - Nightwish

Sleeping Sun? You've got to be kidding me. No way in the world should Sleeping Sun be this low. Sure, the original off Oceanborn is not so great but has anyone heard the remake in 2005? Absolutely OUTSTANDING song. This deserves so much more recognition than it is given.

96 Crimson Day - Avenged Sevenfold
97 Courage - Manowar

The sweetest song from Manowar... Must be on top ten..

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98 In the Middle of a Heartbeat - Helloween
99 Never Ending Nightmare - MSG
100 Angel - Judas Priest
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