Greatest Lyrical Themes In Metal Music

Lyrics are an important element of metal and music in general. This list will be a list covering the most popular and interesting themes in heavy metal music.

The Top Ten

1 Death Death
2 Politics Politics
3 Fantasy Fantasy

I can't imagine my music collection without Blind Guardian albums. - Metal_Treasure

4 Satanism Satanism

This is the most stereotypical pick that I seen in my life

Why is this number 1? this shouldn't even be on here at all because metal doesn't have to be satanic. - countnightdark13

5 Drug Abuse Drug Abuse
6 War War

The entire discography of Sodom and Sabaton, many ManOwar songs, and many songs by other bands. - Metal_Treasure

Basically Sodom's entire career. - Brobusky

Bolt Thrower and Sabaton are awesome.

7 Nature Nature
8 History History
9 Emotional Pain
10 Society

Especially thrash bands - Megadeth, Metallica. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Mythology
12 Violence Violence
13 Doomsday
14 Religion
15 Science Fiction Science Fiction
16 Rocking Out Rocking Out
17 Philosophy

All Obscura songs. - Metal_Treasure

18 Horror Horror
19 Norse Mythology Norse Mythology
20 Film/TV Film/TV
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