Top 10 Metal Songs of 2017 with the Best RiffsMetal_Treasure I am pretty happy with the metal releases in 2017 including some cool riffs.
Metal songs often have more than one riff.
The Top Ten
Killer riff at 4:30-5:05 - heavy, interesting and memorable. It is also well paired with the drums and the whole section sounds very djenty. This riff appears again later in the song - the song is very long (11:51 minutes) and this riff is used only in the 2nd half.
This isn't my favorite song on this album but Ne Obliviscaris' album Urn is probably my favorite metal album of 2017 (extreme progressive metal). - Metal_Treasure
I mean the riff that is in the 2nd half of the sample and you can hear it if you play the song sample.
The melodic riff that's paired with the vocals is also very good (1st half of the sample) - Metal_Treasure
Insane symphonized riffs (just play the sample) - Metal_Treasure
The melodic riff is a bit folky and I think it's interesting to hear something like that in a thrash song (you can hear it on the sample). - Metal_Treasure
This is a very technical and progressive song with different types of riffs - some of them even sound like melodic black metal riffs. Also, there's a very interesting riff at 3:50-4:30 that reminds me very much of folk music from the Balkan region of Europe. - Metal_Treasure
Just play the sample (what I like the most starts towards the end of the sample) - Metal_Treasure
Just play the song sample - Metal_Treasure
Parts of this song sound pretty much like the melodic death metal by Arch Enemy - a melodic riff in the background with harsh vocals on it (ex., chorus at 1:10-1:30; play the sample). This probably happens because there are similarities between thrash and death metal. - Metal_Treasure
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3. The World is Yours - Arch Enemy