Top 10 Metal Songs for Saluting Military Veterans on the Veterans Day, 11.11.Metal_Treasure November 11 is Veterans Day in the U.S., and Remembrance Day in Canada, France and Belgium.
November 11 is also The International Metal Day.
Some say that The Metal Day on 11.11. is in tribute to the custom Marshal amplifiers, presented in the comedy 'This Is Spinal Tap', where the amp volume knobs go to 11 and not to 10.
No coincidence that Sam Dunn released his epic documentary 'Metal Evolution' on 11.11.2011, and the documentary has 11 episodes.
Metal music has a powerful kinship with military:
1) metal bands have been inspired by military themes many times
2) the default time signature (meter) in metal is 4/4, i.e. march
3) a big share of metal music uses gallops.
Now we are saluting military veterans with these Top 11 military-themed metal songs. Of course, you can add more songs to these 11, we are just counting the best 11 songs.
The Top Ten
"No man can quell the suffering
The hell and all the grief it brings
Our life is almost over, now there’s nothing more
We feel the pain is everywhere, it comes and roars." - Metal_Treasure
This is a great military-themed song but I wasn't sure it was the most suitable song for saluting the soldiers. - Metal_Treasure
"Hell, hell is here. I was born for dying, life planned out before my birth". - Metal_Treasure
Starting to burn
Starting to lynch
Silence means death
Stand on your feet
Your worst enemy” - Metal_Treasure
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2. Aces High - Iron Maiden
3. Warriors of the World - Manowar