Top 10 Metal and Rock Songs with Dark Lyrics and Happy Music

I don't say these songs are bad. I like some of them very much. This list just shows that sometimes music artists do weird things, even the good musicians.

Dark lyrics can be sad or creepy, or just related to serious lyrical themes but suddenly some happy cheerful music starts ...

The Top Ten

1 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

Its supposed to be really dark yet when I hear this its sounds happy - christangrant

The entire song follows this gap between music and lyrics. - Metal_Treasure

2 Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

An upbeat sounding song about nuclear detonation:

Don't go around tonight,
Well, it's bound to take your life,
There's a bad moon on the rise.

I hear hurricanes ablowing.
I know the end is coming soon.
I fear rivers over flowing.
I hear the voice of rage and ruin.

Hope you got your things together.
Hope you are quite prepared to die. - Metal_Treasure

3 Jump - Van Halen

Believe it or not, this happy music was written to a suicide song. - Metal_Treasure

4 (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

Man, the lyrics to this song are really dark when you think about it, but damn if it isn't catchy as hell - TheStargazer

5 Killer On the Loose - Thin Lizzy

Just click on the song sample below. - Metal_Treasure

6 Fast As a Shark - Accept

Chorus sounds like some happy kids sing this (play the song sample):
"Fast as a shark, he'll cut out of the dark
He's a killer, he'll rip out your heart
On a one way track and you're not coming back
'Cause the killer's on the attack". - Metal_Treasure

7 Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
8 Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
9 Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
10 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Invite It - Annihilator

I love this song start to finish but the chorus is too playful for these lyrics:
"Just try it, entice it telling me I'm dead. Don't fight it, invite it",... and so on. - Metal_Treasure

12 Adam's Song - Blink-182
13 Bullet - Hollywood Undead
14 Detroit Rock City - Kiss
15 Suicide and Mania - Primal Fear V 1 Comment
16 Pictures of Home - Deep Purple
17 Miss Murder - AFI

I like that song.It was on my Guitar Hero game. - Fretto

18 Happy Song - Bring Me the Horizon
19 Rock the Casbah - The Clash
20 Hey, Hey, What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin
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