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

Metal_Treasure
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 Jump - Van Halen

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

3 (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

4 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

5 Killer On the Loose - Thin Lizzy

Just click on the song sample below. - Metal_Treasure

6 Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
7 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

8 Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
9 Banish from Sanctuary - Blind Guardian V 1 Comment
10 Suicide and Mania - Primal Fear V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
12 Adam's Song - Blink-182
13 Pictures of Home - Deep Purple
14 Bullet - Hollywood Undead
15 Miss Murder - AFI

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

16 Detroit Rock City - Kiss
17 Rock the Casbah - The Clash
18 Hey, Hey, What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin
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