Best Rock Song Intros

Song intros are what makes you want to listen to the song even more.
Here are the Top 10 greatest 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 In the Light - Led Zeppelin
49 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
50 Back in Black - AC/DC
51 The End - The Doors
52 Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers
53 Angel Witch - Angel Witch
54 Day Tripper - The Beatles
55 Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
56 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
57 The Final Countdown - Europe
58 Masquerade - Versailles
59 Raining Blood - Slayer

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

60 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

The buildup from the keyboards to the arpeggiated guitar, to when the drums kick in... It's unlike anything else I've ever heard

What an astonishing intro. Just listen it

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