Best Songs From Metallica's Album Load


The Top Ten

1 Until It Sleeps

The most emotional lyrics and vocals in the album...I love it

This is my favorite song period. So definitely my favorite on this album.

This song is the best Metallica song! So meaningful and beautiful lyrics! They should play it live again!

My favorite metallica song of all time! Number 2? Way better than bleeding me

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2 Bleeding Me

I believe that this one will take the lead soon. It's an epic song, it feels deeper than any of the songs on the album. Just watch James' expressions while they playing it on live.

One of Metallica's greatest songs.

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I LOVE THIS SONG. James' singing is epic here.
I love the heavy part in this. I love the return to the slowly part. I love this song. I love this album. I love this band.

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3 King Nothing

This has to be the best song in the album. Don't get why this is underplayed considering its similar to Enter Sandman.

Love the bass line on this one
Great jib Jason!

How is this worse then until it sleeps?


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4 The Outlaw Torn

So much emotion in this song, one of few songs that have made me cry.

I love this song. Top 20 easily - lilrocketman

Just the best. Songs cannot get better than that ending. - NightmareCinema

Killer song. Maybe be slow but best on load and just one of the best songs overrate. Lyrics are super touching and amazing. James' voice is excellent in the chorus. Just a masterpiece in everyway. Hero of the day and king nothing ae are the other best ones, but this song, WOWZERS

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5 Hero of the Day

This song is pretty good! And I like the music video for this song as well. Most people don't really care for this song, but I like it. - johnpaularguelles

There off to find the Hero of the Day! But what if they should fall by someone's wicked way! I love this awesome song off Load! This is their most underrated song!

I love it so much! It's the most played song on my iPod! And I love the video too

Even Kirk Hammett says this is his favourite guitar solo. - Mumbizz01

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6 Ain't My B*tch

Reminds me more of a song from Metallica albums released before Load. The song has a great intro and a memorable chorus. One of my favorites off of Load and should definitely be a bit higher on the list.

There's multiple riffs in this song that I love, and it is indeed catchy. The solo is awful though. This is actually my all time favorite Metallica song. All I want is a good riff and for it be singable, and that's all that this song is.

Only song from Load what actually do like. Only song from this album where James' had that amazing harsh sound on his voice for most of the song. Very underrated song.

Catchy as hell, badass riffage!

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7 Mama Said

I just love it

Very underrated! Deserves a place in the top 10!

Despite I love the thrash/speed kind of Metallica, this song is beautiful, especially (or maybe only) for the lyrics.

I hate the music playing of this song (Metallica and country together is a bad thing), but the lyrics has something special, and I can't say that this song is horrible..

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8 2 x 4

2 X 4 should be higher. I think it should be in the top 5! I really love the solo in the song. How is this not higher? It's an awesome song! It's one of the best songs on the Load album in my opinion. 2 X 4 should definitely be higher than 12th place! Please vote for this song.

This song is so awesome! I really love the solo to this one. I also love the way that this song starts off with the drums. Should be higher than number 10.

My 3rd favorite song on this album after King Nothing and Until It Sleeps.

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9 The House Jack Built

Perfect song

Best Metallica song on load you how is this song not higher on the list jesus christ man this is amazing

This song is probably the trippiest one on the album and I absolutely LOVE it!

This my my favourite song off load and it has the best solo effects and lyrics! A true Metallipiece! - dragon13304

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10 Thorn Within

It was a tough choice between this and Bleeding Me, but I believe this song is the best on the album, simply because of that one killer riff.

Even though it has a short solo, it's still an awesome one! The whole song is really cool! One of my favorites from Load.

Definitely my favorite song on Load, behind Until It Sleeps. SO AWESOME!

This is my personal favorite on the album. Should be at least in top 3.

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The Contenders

11 Wasting My Hate


Come on guys this is probably the heaviest song on load, catchy riff right through the song.. Despite not having a solo it is still a masterpiece

Dafuq? Mama Said higher than Hate? Mama Said is the second worst song Metallica's ever created, and Hate has one of the best Metallica riffs of all time!

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12 Poor Twisted Me

Pretty good song, I have to say. The whole album is great! The Loads are in my opinion the most UNDERRATED Metallica albums. Anyways, this song is very good.

I'm not saying it should be at the top, but at least bring it up a little. It shouldn't be 12th place!

This song has an amazing groove to it! One of the best from the Load album. Probably the grooviest song on this album. My 2nd favorite song off of this album!

I really thought nobody likes this song. I was wrong, thankfully. This song helped me in my depression, it has special place in me.

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13 Cure

A great song should be top 5

Underrated song by far in my top 3

It's the worst song of Metallica (if we exclude St anger's songs).

Until it sleeps 1 that's bullcrap I don't even like that song and the music is retarded this song deserves no 8

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14 Ronnie

This song has a really good beat and deserves better than 13th! Love this so much.

Awesome riff, and it also has a desert/western vibe to it.

Amazing song

Metallica goes ZZ Top with this song. - CantFigureAUsername

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1. Bleeding Me
2. Hero of the Day
3. Poor Twisted Me
1. Until It Sleeps
2. Ain't My B*tch
3. Hero of the Day
1. Bleeding Me
2. The Outlaw Torn
3. King Nothing

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