Top 10 Bonus and Hidden Tracks

Metal_Treasure
Some artists are generous and bonus tracks are really very good.
Bonus tracks may include: original songs, great cover songs and remarkable live versions. Also alternative versions of the artist's original songs such as acoustic, slow, extended and orchestral versions, and so on.
Bonus tracks may come in the form of hidden tracks.

The Top Ten

1 Train in Vain - The Clash

A hidden bonus track that was added to the album "London Calling" at the very last minute and the initial pressings didn't even list the track on the sleeve. - Metal_Treasure

One of my favorite Clash songs. It has a sick guitar solo too. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

2 Distant Memories - Blind Guardian

A great bonus track to a great album (2015). I guess Blind Guardian released this song as a bonus track because it's a mellow song and they didn't want to be accused of not being heavy enough. Metal bands are criticized for the soft songs and Blind Guardian did the right thing. This song is one of the best songs on the album though - it's mellow but not poppy and cheesy. Metal bands should learn from Blind Guardian.
I like the whole song and especially the wonderful melancholy chorus:
"But still they don't know they're just caught in distant memories". - Metal_Treasure

3 Lunar Lament - Demons and Wizards

Groovy rhythm, beautiful chorus and lyrics, and perfect vocals (bonus track 2005).

"I'm existing hopelessly 'cause I can't reach the sun
Darkness covers me, my soul has yet to long
I'm looking for serenity 'cause I can't reach the sun

It's all I long for - the heat of the sun
It's all I long for
What I'm wishing for is the blessing of the sun". - Metal_Treasure

4 Wages of Sin - Theocracy

Bonus track for the Japanese edition only (2008). The album was very good, too. - Metal_Treasure

5 The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters V 1 Comment
6 Endless, Nameless - Nirvana

It's actually one of the most destructive and it's one of my favorites - FettiMC

One of my favorites by the band, actually. - Alpha101

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7 Martyr - Soilwork
8 Aggressive Perfector - Slayer
9 Shook - Thousand Foot Krutch
10 Son of Alerik - Deep Purple

The Contenders

11 Out From Under - Red
12 Baker Street - Foo Fighters V 1 Comment
13 Who Shot Ya? - The Notorious B.I.G

Bonus track on Biggie's "Ready to Die" - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

14 Spatial Architects - Demons and Wizards V 1 Comment
15 Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip - Nirvana
16 Stand Your Ground - Robbie Williams V 2 Comments
17 White Room - Demons and Wizards

Cream cover - one of the best cover songs out there and in my opinion it sounds better than the original.
Bonus track for limited edition, vinyl, and Japanese releases (2000). - Metal_Treasure

18 All By Myself - Green Day V 1 Comment
19 Man Without Shadow - Primal Fear
20 Glasshouses - Living Sacrifice
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1. Who Shot Ya? - The Notorious B.I.G
2. Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip - Nirvana
3. Train in Vain - The Clash
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1. Distant Memories - Blind Guardian
2. Wages of Sin - Theocracy
3. Son of Alerik - Deep Purple
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1. Martyr - Soilwork
2. Shook - Thousand Foot Krutch
3. Out From Under - Red
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