Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Songs for Metal Heads

These are songs you would think metalheads don't like when they do

The Top Ten

1 Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

Great song!

Yes this is one of my favorite country songs - christangrant

Yeah, that is actually a pretty decent country song. I have it just about memorized because I used to like to listen to the song sometimes. - Element119

2 Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

I agree with this - I like this song, too. - Metal_Treasure

This is a really great song - christangrant

3 Thriller - Michael Jackson Thriller - Michael Jackson

Listening to it now,lol - Idiot244

4 Sandstorm - Darude
5 Lose Yourself - Eminem

Love this song. And it has a great meaning too. - WheresMyGuitarPick

Just because people like metal, it doesn't mean that any other genre becomes a guilty pleasure, Eminem is great in general, and Michael Jackson's Beat It and Thriller are amazing. - kempokid

Guilty pleasure my ass eminem, johnny cash, george thorogood, and led zeppelin all kick ass - Brobusky

Probably my favorite Rap song - christangrant

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6 The Ballroom Blitz - The Sweet
7 Beat It - Michael Jackson

My favorite Pop song of all time with Eddie Van Halen doing the guitar solo - christangrant

8 Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

The only decent Bon Jovi song, every other one of their songs is crap - Nonpointed

9 Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

This song is so good! I don't get why a few people hate it

10 Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood

Always liked this song and I always will - christangrant

Man, this just can't be a guilty pleasure. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 What is Love - Haddaway
12 All the Things She Said - T.A.T.U.
13 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

Guilty, catchy and cool - RustyNail

I like this song very much. - Element119

14 American Bad Ass - Kid Rock

While yes it does use Sad But True by Metallica (With their permission) I have always liked this song its cool hints the name - christangrant

15 Urgent - Foreigner

This is one of my favorite Foreigner songs. - Element119

16 My Sacrifice - Creed
17 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
18 Doperide - Saliva

My favorite Saliva song and I really like it - christangrant

19 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
20 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

My favorite Led Zeppelin song - christangrant

21 With Arms Wide Open - Creed

I like this song I don't know why so many people hate it - christangrant

22 I Feel You - Depeche Mode

I added this song. I like it - so dark and heavy. So metal. Although it's'not metal. - Metal_Treasure

23 Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry

I love this song though it's unlike most anything else I ever listen to. - Element119

24 Edge of a Revolution - Nickelback
25 Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi

This is my favorite Bon Jovi song, I also like most Bon Jovi songs. - Element119

26 Hurt - Christina Aguilera
27 Life is a Highway - Tom Cochrane

I have to admit that I like this song pretty well. - Element119

28 Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
29 My Sharona - The Knack
30 Juke Box Hero - Foreigner
31 Voulez-Vous - Abba
32 Folklore - Big Big Train
33 Song 2 - Blur
34 In Time - Mark Collie
35 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

The only coldplay song I like - christangrant

36 All Star - Smash Mouth
37 Boyz-N-the-Hood - Eazy-E

My favorite Rap song - christangrant

38 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
39 Into the Groove - Madonna

This would probably be it for me. There's something about 80s pop music. - TheListLord

40 Jump - Van Halen

Who doesn't like this?

41 Blue (Da Ba Dee) - Eiffel 65

Several Youtube metal musicians covered it

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Top Remixes

1. Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. Sandstorm - Darude
1. Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback
2. Beat It - Michael Jackson
3. Lose Yourself - Eminem
1. Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
2. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
3. Urgent - Foreigner


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