Top Ten Best Intros to Metal Albums

The Top Ten

1 False Awakening Suite - Dream Theater
2 Induction - Gamma Ray

It's only 1:01 min long but it's the most commanding intro song I know. - Metal_Treasure

3 The Hellion - Judas Priest
4 Crystal Ann - Annihilator
5 In Sacred Flames - Iced Earth
6 Overture - Savatage
7 Inquisition - Blind Guardian
8 Dead - Korn
9 Overture - Edguy
10 Keeping the Blade - Coheed and Cambria

The Contenders

11 The Ides of March - Iron Maiden The Ides of March - Iron Maiden
12 Enter the Realm - Iced Earth
13 The Requiem - Linkin Park

This isn't much of a metal album but I see what you mean. Id say keys to the kingdom or papercut - MrPuggy

Nah, this isn't a metal album and this isn't a metal band.
Songs on this album are from these genres: electronic rock, alternative rock, industrial rock, experimental rock, rap rock, progressive rock.
There's no metal here. - Metal_Treasure

14 Son Et Lumière - The Mars Volta
15 Xix - Slipknot

The last lines in the song are some of the most relatable I've ever heard. You'd better keep pushing forward, regardless of what you face.

Also, a very haunting, yet poignant tribute to Paul Gray :). - CrimsonShark

16 (515) - Slipknot
17 Overture - Iced Earth
18 Soldier Side Intro - System of a Down Soldier Side Intro - System of a Down
19 Twist - Korn
20 Rites of Passage - Demons and Wizards
21 Countdown to Insanity - Primal Fear
22 Welcome - Gamma Ray
23 Unbreakable (Part 1) - Primal Fear

A 1:40 minute long instrumental piece of symphonic metal type (2012 album). - Metal_Treasure

24 The Star-Spangled Banner - Iced Earth

This is just The U.S.A. National Anthem played by Iced Earth ( 2004, instrumental, 1:14). Iced Earth are the most patriotic metal band ever. - Metal_Treasure

25 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead - Primal Fear
26 Darkness of Christ - Slayer
27 Human - Celtic Frost
28 Velvet Kevorkian - Strapping Young Lad
29 Heritage - Opeth
30 Between Day and Night - Vader
31 Blind - Korn

This was a great intro - EliHbk

32 Dark Saga - Iced Earth
33 Odens Ride Over Nordland - Bathory

This intro is just epic. Seriously listen!

34 Frost - Enslaved
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