Top 10 Metal Songs About SoldiersMetal_Treasure Songs about soldiers are type of war-themed songs that focus on soldiers experiences rather than on other aspects of war.
Not every war-themed song is about soldiers - for example, Holy Wars by Megadeth isn't exactly about soldiers.
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Few modern songs have portrayed the brutal realities soldiers experience in war as effectively as Metallica (and not only in this song). - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
The lyrics explore an American soldier's mental anguish following his return home from the second Gulf War, and are based on an article entitled "Casualty of War" in Texas Monthly magazine. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
It was inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name, which portrayed the human cost underlying the Spanish Civil War.
Metallica’s take on the subject is brutal lyrically and musically, portraying the soldiers as men caught up in something bigger than they can comprehend or control: “On they fight, for they’re right / Yes, but who’s to say / For a hill men would kill / Why, they do not know.” - Metal_Treasure
Starting to burn
Starting to lynch
Silence means death
Stand on your feet
Your worst enemy” - Metal_Treasure
"Hell, hell is here. I was born for dying, life planned out before my birth". - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
This new metal song (2014) is about Audie Murphy and his post-traumatic stress disorder. Audie Murphy was a WW II hero from Kingston, Texas.
And Sabaton aren't even from the US, they are from Sweden. - Metal_Treasure
The video was shot in a vacated mine in Canada and the production features genuine World War II arms and clothing. - Metal_Treasure
Great storyUListen to Sample
S.O.D. stands for Stormtroopers of Death. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Gunslinger is a great track. - EliteRatesUListen to Sample
The video is war-themed, although the song lyrics are about forgiveness and resentment, inspired by a father-son relationship. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
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2. One - Metallica
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