Top 10 Metal Songs by Supergroups

Supergroups are usually side projects of well known metal musicians who have primary bands.

The Top Ten

1 The Scarecrow - Avantasia

Vocals: Tobias Sammet and Jorn Lande
Avantasia is the biggest side project in metal and the biggest supergroup. Over 30 metal singers took part in it. - Metal_Treasure

sick M9

2 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards

Main members: Hansi (Blind Guardian) and Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth) - Metal_Treasure

3 Cry My Name - Bloodbath

I dig. - Zysoth

A Swedish death metal band headed by Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth). - Metal_Treasure

4 La Vinteren Vare Evig - Den Saakaldte

This has to be one of the most beautiful metal riffs (you can hear it in the second half of the song sample).
Den Saakaldte are a Norwegian black metal supergroup started as a one-man band by Sykelig but later musicians from other bands joined. - Metal_Treasure

5 Crimson King - Demons & Wizards
6 Universal Mind - Liquid Tension Experiment

This band was basically Dream Theater without James LaBrie.
Released 2 albums. - Metal_Treasure

7 Let the Storm Descend Upon You - Avantasia

This is a song from their recent album (2016) and I think it needs more attention because people know mostly their older songs. - Metal_Treasure

8 Synaptic Plasticity - Blotted Science

Welcome to technical brutality (and this isn't their heaviest song).
Blotted Science are an instrumental band.
Members are well known death metal musicians headed by the Godfather of technical metal - guitarist Ron Jarzombek.
Some of of the members are/were: Hannes Grossmann (Obscura, Necrophagist), Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse), Derek Roddy (Nile). - Metal_Treasure

9 We Don't Need Another Hero - Northern Kings

An impressive cover song originally by Tina Turner
Main members: Jarkko Ahola, Marco Hietala, Tony Kakko, JP Leppäluoto (Finnish metal singers) - Metal_Treasure

10 Hades Rising - Bloodbath

The Contenders

11 The Seven Angels - Avantasia
12 Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards
13 Ghostlights - Avantasia
14 Beneath These Waves - Demons & Wizards
15 The Wicked Symphony - Avantasia
16 Tear Down the Wall - Demons & Wizards
17 No Return - Avantasia
18 Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards
19 Serpents in Paradise - Avantasia
20 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
21 Another Dimension - Liquid Tension Experiment
22 Acid Rain - Liquid Tension Experiment
23 Blood on My Hands - Demons & Wizards
24 Poor Man's Crusade - Demons & Wizards
25 Death is Just a Feeling - Avantasia
26 Activation Synthesis Theory - Blotted Science

It features a heartbeat sound - Metal_Treasure

27 Cretaceous Chasm - Blotted Science
28 A Sting Operation: I. Human Barbequed
29 Love's Tragedy Asunder - Demons & Wizards
30 Seduction of Decay - Avantasia
31 Avantasia - Avantasia

The song sample is from a live version that was a bonus track to Ghostlights album.
I meant the original. - Metal_Treasure

32 Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings

ELO cover. Vocals and metal arrangement: Jarkko Ahola. - Metal_Treasure

33 Rebel Yell - Northern Kings
34 Eaten - Bloodbath
35 Hunter's Night - Russell Allen / Jorn Lande

Main members: Russell Allen of Symphony X and Jorn Lande.
Magnus Karlsson, Primal Fear guitarist, helped them (including some songwriting credits) - Metal_Treasure

36 When Time Doesn't Heal - Allen Lande
37 Take On Me - Northern Kings
38 Dying for an Angel - Avantasia
39 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

Guitar Hero 3 anyone?

40 Stars - Hear N' Aid

The epic-length heavy metal version of 'We Are the World', the brain child of Ronnie James Dio, Jimmy Bain, and Vivian Campbell, it features members of Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, WASP, Quiet Riot, and even Spinal Tap. There's a guitar solo that goes for several minutes. - truckturner

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