Top 10 Metal Instrumentals of the 80s


The Top Ten

1 Orion - Metallica

I know that after a while this will be at #1. I wouldn't mind because this is a great instrumental. But I believe that guitar work on Black Star by Yngwie and Arc-Lite by Coroner is more impressive. Check them out. - Metal_Treasure

2 Arc-Lite - Coroner

I had to vote for this instrumental because I just have fallen in love with it after hearing. Coroner is a very talented band! I also have to thank you, Metal_Treasure, for leaving your comment about Arc-Lite on the Best Coroner Songs page-I had heard of the group but didn't know anything about them and listened to Arc-Lite a few days ago and have been listening to some of their other songs since and have really enjoyed! I'm somewhat new to the metal genre so I don't know a whole lot of metal bands yet (my list has been rapidly growing though due to looking for new songs to listening to every day:) and this website has been very helpful to me to find new bands and songs to listen to. I think I also have you to thank for learning about the band Annihilator (I think you had posted something about them on a list I was reading), which is one of my current favorite bands now! So thank you so much, Metal_Treasure! - Element119

Thank you very much for the good words, Element119. I highly appreciate it.
Yes, these bands are awesome. And welcome to the big metal family of TheTopTens. - Metal_Treasure

3 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
4 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica
5 Musical Death (A Dirge) - Testament
6 Trilogy Suite Op: 5 - Yngwie Malmsteen
7 March of the Crabs - Anvil
8 To Live Is to Die - Metallica

This Song Is A Tribute To Cilff Burton It's A Perfect Song - christangrant

9 Snowman - Rainbow
10 Far Beyond The Sun - Yngwie Malmsteen

The Contenders

11 (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth - Metallica

The Greatest Bass Solo Ever Cliff Was The Greatest Bassist As Well - christangrant

12 Transylvania - Iron Maiden
13 Nosferatu - Coroner

Never get tired of this masterpiece. - Metal_Treasure

14 Genghis Khan - Iron Maiden
15 Inquisition Symphony - Sepultura
16 The Ultra-Violence - Death Angel
17 Maybe Next Time - Rainbow
18 Crystal Ann - Annihilator
19 Anybody There - Rainbow
20 Difficult To Cure - Rainbow
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Metal Instrumentals Top Ten Best Instrumental Metal Bands Top 10 Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Instrumentals Top 10 Metal Instrumentals of the 21st Century Top 10 Thrash Metal Instrumentals

List Stats

26 listings
1 year, 51 days old

Top Remixes

1. Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
2. Arc-Lite - Coroner
3. Orion - Metallica
1. Orion - Metallica
2. To Live Is to Die - Metallica
3. The Call of Ktulu - Metallica



Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.