Top Ten Metal Bands That Write The Best Song Choruses

The Top Ten

1 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English Heavy Metal / Hard Rock band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm ...read more.

My favorite Iron Maiden choruses: Prowler, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Prisoner, Flight of Icarus, Aces High, 2 Minutes to Midnight, Moonchild, Childhood's End, Look for the Truth, Como Estais Amigos, Ghost of the Navigator, Rainmaker (favorite), Different World, The Book of Souls. - Alkadikce

About two weeks ago admin lost 7-8 item descriptions on one of my lists and they were not restored so I had to write them again, but the 2nd versions I wrote were much shorter. - Metal_Treasure

I really like Powerslave’s chorus. - Userguy44

2 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

Blind Guardian keep a healthy balance between anthemic-sounding choruses and not too catchy sounding choruses. I can't say that about most of the other power metal bands, such Helloween, Stratovarious, Rhapsody Of Fire, Gamma Ray, Nightwish, and so on. Those bands tend to sound too poppy at times, and their choruses - too cheesy (music-wise). - Metal_Treasure

3 Rainbow Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
4 Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.
5 Primal Fear Primal Fear are a German metal band formed in 1997 by Ralf Scheepers and Mat Sinner. They play heavy metal, power metal and speed metal. Primal Fear remind of Judas Priest but Primal Fear are faster and heavier. They use twin (dual) lead guitars. Ralf Scheepers voice reminds of Rob Halford.

List - Top 10 Primal Fear Choruses (I forgot I made it, now you reminded me; I made it 3 years, 161 days ago...wow... time flies) - Metal_Treasure

6 Helloween Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany. The band is a pioneering force in the power metal genre, and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I and Part II, are considered masterpieces of the genre.
7 Edguy Edguy is a heavy metal band from Fulda, Germany that was founded in 1992 by 14-year-old students Tobias Sammet, Jens Ludwig, Dominik Storch and Dirk Sauer.

List to check out - Top 10 Edguy Songs With the Best Choruses - Metal_Treasure

8 Testament Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan.

Yes, I like many of their choruses - I'd mention Henchman Ride (2008). - Metal_Treasure

9 Bathory Bathory was a Swedish Black/Viking Metal band formed in 1983 by Quorthon and Jonas Åkerlund. Bathory's first 4 albums layed the blueprint for Scandinavian Black Metal. Quorthon is often credited with creating the "shrieking" vocal style of Black Metal. Their 5th album, Hammerheart (1990) displayed ...read more.
10 Angel Witch Angel Witch are a British heavy metal band which formed in London, England in 1977 as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

The Contenders

11 Candlemass Candlemass is an influential Swedish doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström.
12 Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

Examples:
Master Of Puppets
Creeping Death
Ride The Lightning
For Whom The Bell Tolls - Userguy44

13 Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

For the most part, Skillet's choruses are their strongest suit. a lot of the time I feel bored getting through the beginning of the song, but once it gets going, I gotta give it to 'em for this category

Umm...not metal though - Metal_Treasure

14 Sabaton Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.
15 Halestorm

I think they are hard rock and not metal. - Userguy44

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