Top 10 Metal Songs of 2018

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The Top Ten

1 Diluvium - Obscura

I would like it more if it was instrumental. I don't like extreme metal vocals (except most thrash and speed metal). - PhoenixAura81

I perfectly understand that because it was the same with me when I was a new metal fan. - Metal_Treasure

What haven't been said about this band and this song yet? We already know what to expect: perfection. Which this song is. - Metal_Treasure

2 All Out Life - Slipknot

I didn't add this... And it was spam voted to #1... - Metal_Treasure

I have also seen a comment that may have been from you, which says that because a band has a heavy sound it does not make them metal. Also, some of your comments make you sound like a metal snob. If you're not a metal snob, then word your comments in such a way that they make them not so snobbish in sound. Now I want you to do what my username says. - ProveMeWrong

Best song ever

Slipknot at it's best!

3 Lightning Strike - Judas Priest

Stupid Slipknot fans don't understand that all Judas Priest songs are masterpieces - James_Hetfield

Why isn't this higher? - Userguy44

It will get higher when more people start voting on this list. It's already in the top 10, it was much lower before. Update: in the meantime a user put it on dishonorable mentions... - Metal_Treasure

4 Sire of Sin - Cryptopsy

Heavy as it should be. This is what we expect from Cryptopsy. And the new singer is pretty good - Metal_Treasure

5 Of Unworldly Origin - Revocation
6 The Bee - Amorphis
7 Anchorite - Augury

This is the longest track on the album (08:07) but it's so well organized / composed that it's fluid. - Metal_Treasure

8 Sham Pain - Five Finger Death Punch

That's nowhere near metal! - Metal_Treasure

9 My Own Grave - As I Lay Dying

Metal_Treasure Isn't that kind of the point of metalcore, and what makes you say what metal is and is not? I think most people who like pop rock would despise of this song. - imfc20

The pop rock part is unsuitable. We are talking about metal here. Pop has no business in metal.

Also, this item has been SPAM VOTED. - Metal_Treasure

Understandable, but you said that metalcore isn't metal, and vast majority metalcore songs have signing if not all, and theirs still a lot of metalcore on the metal encyclopedia. - danimey

10 Incense & Iron - Powerwolf

The Newcomers

? Shinners13 - City Morgue, Zillakami & Sosmula
? Incense & Iron - Powerwolf

The Contenders

11 Ethereal Skies - Obscura

This song showcases how to be highly "technical" and play with jaw-dropping virtuosity without sacrificing the melody. - Metal_Treasure

12 Firepower - Judas Priest
13 Illusive Golden Age - Augury

Augury? Ok. I'm down for that. - AdamDestructorJr.

Just gorgeous! (play the sample) - Metal_Treasure

14 To Drink from the Night Itself - At the Gates

This should be waaay higher, top 3! - danimey

15 Betrayer - Trivium
16 Raise Your Banner - Within Temptation
17 Nuclear Alchemy - Watain

Seriously. - Skullkid755

18 Mad Hatter - Avenged Sevenfold

Great song, gives you that vibe of insanity. Also a good song for IV on Black Ops 4!

I’m not a big avenged sevenfold fan but this song was pretty good actually

19 Giza Butler - Sleep
20 Pounding the Pavement - Anvil
21 The Valley - Stryper
22 Fire & Forgive - Powerwolf
23 Everyone - Jonathan Davis
24 Final Resolve - Sinsaenum
25 The Sacrament of Sin - Powerwolf
26 New Rise - Primal Fear
27 Humanoid - Cynic

This band is NOT metal anymore. They already play prog rock. And this song is prog rock, too.
Stop adding non-metal songs. Thanks. - Metal_Treasure

28 Take It to the Cross - Stryper
29 Count It Up - Fame on Fire
30 Venom of Venus - Powerwolf
31 Clandestine Stars - Obscura

Awesome bass solo followed by awesome guitar solo - Metal_Treasure

32 A Home - Rivers of Nihil
33 A Reason to Fight - Disturbed

LOL. This isn't metal at all. - Metal_Treasure

34 Fist by Fist (Sacralize or Strike) - Powerwolf
35 In Limbic Resonance - Kataklysm
36 Rats - Ghost

Its metal just not death metal

Is this even metal? Not for me. This is just radio friendly rock. - Metal_Treasure

Should be number one

37 The Inversion - Beyond Creation

Quickly becoming one of my favorite tracks by this band. The first half is great and what you expect from Beyond Creation. The second half however really takes it up a notch as the band slows it down and really showcase their versatility. And then, of course, it ends on the heaviest moment making it all come together nicely. Overall, just a really really solid track. - cjWriter1997

38 Northern Chaos Gods - Immortal
39 Conquer This Climb - Flaw
40 Fake - Five Finger Death Punch
41 I Love It - Fame on Fire
42 A Wolf in My Heart - Heidevolk
43 Where Owls Know My Name - Rivers of Nihil
44 Reanimated - A Killer's Confession
45 I Stand Alone - Sinsaenum
46 Dream - Amaranthe
47 Fairer Than the Sun - Leaves' Eyes Fairer Than the Sun - Leaves' Eyes
48 Mater Dolorosa - Augury
49 Layers of Reality - Pestilence Layers of Reality - Pestilence
50 Towards the Sanctuary - Watain Towards the Sanctuary - Watain
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Top Remixes (7)

1. All Out Life - Slipknot
2. Betrayer - Trivium
3. Sham Pain - Five Finger Death Punch
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1. Incense & Iron - Powerwolf
2. Raise Your Banner - Within Temptation
3. Fire & Forgive - Powerwolf
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1. Diluvium - Obscura
2. Anchorite - Augury
3. Of Unworldly Origin - Revocation
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