Best Rock Song Intros


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41 Hell's Bells - AC/DC

BEST INTRO EVER! So AMAZING! Especially with the bell going at the start

This should be #1 not for whom the bell tolls by metallica

How this isn't number two is beyond me.

How can this possibly be below one?!?!?

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 King of Dreams - Deep Purple

Spooky, unusual and awesome. - Metal_Treasure

46 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
47 Seasons in the Abyss - Slayer
48 Day Tripper - The Beatles
49 Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers
50 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
51 Back in Black - AC/DC
52 The End - The Doors
53 In the Light - Led Zeppelin
54 Angel Witch - Angel Witch
55 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
56 Masquerade - Versailles
57 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
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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