Top 10 Metal Songs About Soldiers

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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.

The Top Ten

1 One - Metallica

Few modern songs have portrayed the brutal realities soldiers experience in war as effectively as Metallica (and not only in this song). - Metal_Treasure

2 The Trooper - Iron Maiden
3 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

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

4 Eyes of the Insane - Slayer

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_Treasure

5 All for One - Primal Fear
6 Refuse/Resist - Sepultura V 1 Comment
7 Disposable Heroes - Metallica

"Hell, hell is here. I was born for dying, life planned out before my birth". - Metal_Treasure

8 To Hell and Back - Sabaton

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

9 Soldier Side - System of a Down
10 Soldier - Kobra and the Lotus

The video was shot in a vacated mine in Canada and the production features genuine World War II arms and clothing. - Metal_Treasure

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The Contenders

11 Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold V 1 Comment
12 Sargent D and the S.O.D. - S.O.D.

S.O.D. stands for Stormtroopers of Death. - Metal_Treasure

13 Far from Home - Five Finger Death Punch
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1. One - Metallica
2. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
3. Eyes of the Insane - Slayer
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1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. One - Metallica
3. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
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