Best Death Metal Intros


The Top Ten

1 Shadowfear - Vader
2 Hammer Smashed Face - Cannibal Corpse
3 The Pursuit of Vikings - Amon Amarth

That's the intro that made me a death metal fan, so... - Metal_Treasure

4 Spirit Crusher - Death

Oh how times have changed, I made this list when I knew barley anything about Death Metal LOL - christangrant

This list looks completely different now and much better - your original top 10 contained 7 songs by Death, 2 by Cannibal Corpse and one by Opeth... - Metal_Treasure

5 And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope - Ne Obliviscaris

This is the sickest metal intro ever. - Metal_Treasure

6 Dead by Dawn - Deicide
7 Weltseele - Obscura

A long and beautiful intro. Hand down. - Metal_Treasure

8 Lack of Comprehension - Death
9 Heartwork - Carcass
10 Crystal Mountain - Death

The Contenders

11 Towards Dead End - Children of Bodom

This beautiful into's got a short guitar solo in it - Metal_Treasure

12 Blackwater Park - Opeth
13 Evil to Cast Out Evil - Nile

The intro's got an oriental vibe to it, which isn't a surprise - Nile songs are about Egypt. - Metal_Treasure

14 Empty Words - Death
15 The Exorcist - Possessed
16 Only Ash Remains - Necrophagist
17 Scream Bloody Gore - Death
18 Immortal Rites - Morbid Angel
19 Kafir! - Nile
20 Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags - Amon Amarth

That's a very underrated intro and song. The riff is brilliant. - Metal_Treasure

21 I Cum Blood - Cannibal Corpse
22 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom
23 Pull the Plug - Death
24 Ode to the Sun - Obscura

It's melodic and brutal at the same time - the combination I love the most (when properly done). That gong sound is really brutal - I'm not sure they used an actual gong though, the drummer probably hit the top of his cymbals to produce that sound.
Just play the sample. - Metal_Treasure

25 Voice of the Soul - Death
26 Twilight of the Thunder God - Amon Amarth
27 Seed of Filth - Six Feet Under
28 Apparition - Spawn of Possession
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope - Ne Obliviscaris
2. Weltseele - Obscura
3. Shadowfear - Vader
1. Shadowfear - Vader
2. Dead by Dawn - Deicide
3. Heartwork - Carcass


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