Best Rock Song Intros


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41 Hangar 18 - Megadeth
42 Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin
43 Closure - Asking Alexandria
44 Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

65 really?! I honestly believe this song has the greatest rock intro of all time. So many different layers of music in this intro help create one of the most epic and intense feelings ever. The intro has the listener excitedly anticipating what's next, this intense build up could be down to the subtle "oooh"s or the piano key that sets the song in motion and more but either way there is no denying that this has one of the greatest introduction sequences ever!

Every time I hear this I feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Definitely my favorite. So soothing and relaxing. - MontyPython

45 Seasons in the Abyss - Slayer
46 Day Tripper - The Beatles
47 Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers
48 King of Dreams - Deep Purple

Spooky, unusual and awesome. - Metal_Treasure

49 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
50 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
51 Masquerade - Versailles
52 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
53 The End - The Doors
54 In the Light - Led Zeppelin
55 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
56 Angel Witch - Angel Witch
57 Back in Black - AC/DC
58 The Final Countdown - Europe
59 Raining Blood - Slayer

It broods for a little, before bursting into a backwards triple gallop where ALL will headbang.

60 Black Betty - Spiderbait

Ram Jam's version of Black Betty is widely known, but I honestly think that Spiderbait gave it a more aggressive face. Also, I find Spiderbait's version much catchier than Ram Jam's. :-)

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