Best Songs Influenced by Lovecraft

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Lovecraft is one of the greatest horror, fantasy and science fiction writer. His works have a big influence in music, especially in heavy metal music. This list is about the best song that speaks about Lovecraft or about his works.

The Top Ten

1 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica
2 The Thing that Should Not Be - Metallica

The Best Song They Ever Created - Glauberson

3 Call of Dagon - Therion

Really? Metallica? Come on guys. Metallica prays to Therion before they go to sleep. Make the right choice here.

4 Behind the Wall of Sleep - Black Sabbath
5 Cthulhu Dawn - Cradle of Filth
6 All Nightmare Long - Metallica
7 Cthulhu - Therion
8 The Ancient Ones - Morbid Angel
9 Lovecraft's Death - Septic Flesh
10 Mother of Abominations - Cradle of Filth

The Contenders

11 Morbid Tales - Celtic Frost
12 Dunwich - Electric Wizard
13 The Watchman - Fields of the Nephilim
14 Nocturnal Fear - Celtic Frost
15 Cthulhu - Zombeast
16 Lost In the Ice - Rage

Perfect lyrics, awesome composing. A song in Rage style which is a good feature. Interpolation of some classical instrumental makes the song only better. Good guitar solos, also.

17 In a Nameless Time - Rage

Amazing song! It's like "The Call of Ktulu" by Metallica, only with lyrics!

18 Shadow Out of Time - Rage
19 4th Arra of Dagon - Nile
20 Dagon - Malevolentia
21 The Silver Key - Dark Moor
22 The Mad Arab - Mercyful Fate
23 Kutulu (The Mad Arab, Pt. 2) - Mercyful Fate
24 Angel of Disease - Morbid Angel
25 Beyond the Wall of Sleep - Rage
26 Shackled to the Trilithon of Kutulu - Bal-Sagoth
27 Beyond the Wall of Sleep - Sentenced
28 R'lyeh the Dead - Adagio
29 Kutulu - The Vision Bleak
30 Yog-Sothoth - The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets
31 The Outsider - Electric Wizard
32 Rite of Cthulhu - Samael
33 Beneath Eternal Oceans of Sand - Nile
34 Kadath Opened - Dawn of Relic
35 Necronomicon - Hypocrisy
36 The Crawling Chaos - Rage
37 Dweller On the Threshold - Joe Satriani
38 Awaken (Mustakrakish) - Dethklok
39 Necronomicon - Nox Arcana
40 Weird Tales - Electric Wizard
41 Les Invisibles - Blue Oyster Cult
42 Return of the Old Ones - Manilla Road
43 Al Azif - Opera IX
44 Nyarlathotep - Malevolentia
45 Cthulhu Rising - Draconian
46 The Call - Dark Moor
47 In My Kingdom Cold - Immortal
48 Dead but Dreaming - Deicide
49 The Old Gods Return - Blue Oyster Cult
50 Cthulhu Sleeps - Deadmau5
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