Top 10 Metal Songs Concerning Social Problems and Raising Social AwarenessMetal_Treasure Some possible lyrical themes: politics, war, injustice, poverty, drugs, social order, world leaders, deaths of innocent people, violence, corruption, religion, youth problems, children, elderly people, people with disabilities, discrimination, and many similar subject matters.
The Top Ten
This is an anti-drugs song. Drugs are the Masters and drug addicts are the Puppets.
"The Master Of Puppets is pulling your strings, twisting your mind and smashing your dreams."
"Come crawling faster, obey your Master".
This song tells you that doing drugs isn't good, it makes you dependent. - Metal_Treasure
It's an anti-war song. Chills from start to finish. You just have to watch the video and hear the song. - Metal_Treasure
"Brother will kill brother
Spilling blood across the land
Killing for religion
Something I don't understand
Fools like me, who cross the sea
And come to foreign lands
Ask the sheep, for their beliefs
Do you kill on God's command? " - Metal_Treasure
It questions the social order and talks about the need of social change.
"What do you mean I don't believe in God? Talk to him every day
What do you mean I don't support your system? I go to court when I have to
What do you mean I can't get to work on time? Got nothing better to do
What do you mean I don't pay my bills? Why do you think I'm broke? Huh?
If there's a new way I'll be the first in line". - Metal_Treasure
Megadeth, one of my favorite thrash metal bands, I started my metal wworldwith megadeth.
When I listen to them -I know I'm alive - Ananya
About parents ignoring the problems of their children. - Metal_Treasure
About some politicians and leaders, who are 'masked jackals'.
"Darling of the T.V. screen
Manipulator of the purse strings
Master of the spoken word
Jackal with connections
Worshiped by the masses
Leader with ulterior motives". - Metal_Treasure
"In your eyes I see you're desperate and in hunger
Reclaim your future, your paths uncertain
See this child it's raised in hate and in anger
His eyes wide open, his rage so focused
The single mother she is strained and she suffers
She slaves away, her life in turmoil
The homeless man had it all and now has nothing
His spirit broken plagued from injustice" - Metal_Treasure
This song has so many layers that covers most of the lyrical thems I listed in the list description. - Metal_Treasure
It's about people with mental disorders (sanitarium is a mental institution). This song reminds me of the book/movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (the movie stars Jack Nicholson as a mental patient). - Metal_Treasure
It's based on a true story - about a Japanese diplomat in the USSR who saved many Jews during WW2 by issuing exit visas. He put his life at risk but did the right thing. Musically, amazing song. - Metal_Treasure
In 2014 a Swedish metal band wrote this song about Audie Murphy and his post-traumatic stress disorder. Audie Murphy was a WW II hero from Kingston, Texas. - Metal_Treasure
White man came across the sea
He brought us pain and misery
He killed our tribes killed our creed
He took our game for his own need
We fought him hard we fought him well
Out on the plains we gave him hell
But many came too much for Cree
Oh will we ever be set free? - Metal_Treasure
I do love this anti-war song. - Metal_Treasure
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