Top 10 Extreme Metal Songs Featuring Keyboard Instruments

All instruments using a keyboard are allowed - piano, organ, accordion, electronic keyboards, including synthesizers and digital pianos.

If you think that using keyboard instruments in extreme metal is weird, you are probably right because it isn't typical but it exists.

Keyboard instruments are mainly used in progressive metal, symphonic and power metal but in general, these instruments aren't typical in metal music - most of the metal bands don't use them on a regular basis.
However, metal music has been becoming more and more progressive over time and this trend includes more often utilization of keyboard instruments because these instruments setup a "progressive" sound.

Here are some examples - there are even technical death metal songs with piano.

The Top Ten

1 Phobophile - Cryptopsy

This is a very heavy song (technical death metal) with a long, soft and beautiful piano intro (30 secs long).
Phobophile is probably the most acclaimed Cryptopsy song. Is piano partly responsible for that? - Metal_Treasure

2 The Violation - Fleshgod Apocalypse

It's technical death metal - this band uses real piano and uses it often - Metal_Treasure

3 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom

Melodic death metal with keyboards - Metal_Treasure

4 Condemned to Obscurity - Gorguts

Technical death metal with a piano intro for 40 secs. - Metal_Treasure

5 Moon of My Nights - Kalmah

They used a real piano in the short piano intro and later in the song (the band plays melodic death metal). - Metal_Treasure

6 Weeping Midwintertears - Abigor

Black metal from Austria. - Metal_Treasure

7 Total Consecration - Samael

Black metal from Switzerland. - Metal_Treasure

8 Epilogue - Fleshgod Apocalypse

Real piano throughout but around 4:20 you can hear it better. - Metal_Treasure

9 Evilized - Tiamat

This is probably a xylophone. - Metal_Treasure

10 Pathfinder - Fleshgod Apocalypse

The Contenders

11 Minotaur - Fleshgod Apocalypse

Again, it's a real piano - Metal_Treasure

12 The Forsaking - Fleshgod Apocalypse
13 The Winged Panther - Destroy Destroy Destroy
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