Top 10 Metal Songs that Include Classical Music Instruments

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The Top Ten

1 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian UListen to Sample
2 Ghost Love Score - Nightwish UListen to Sample
3 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

A real masterpiece, the orchestral intro and ending is one of the best small classical pieces I have every heard, while the middle of the song is still top notch metal.

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4 Kingdom of Heaven - Epica UListen to Sample
5 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian UListen to Sample
6 Morphine Child - Savatage
7 And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope - Ne Obliviscaris

This one is so unique and beautiful. - Metal_Treasure

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8 The Scarecrow - Avantasia UListen to Sample
9 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold

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10 Grand Parade - Blind Guardian

The section from 6:15-8:15 is what I call "over the top build up". - Metal_Treasure

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The Contenders

11 Come What May - Iced Earth UListen to Sample
12 New Age Messiah - Edguy UListen to Sample
13 Nemo - Nightwish UListen to Sample
14 Mother Earth - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
15 Love's Tragedy Asunder - Demons & Wizards

This cello in the intro really contributes to the sadness and despair. - Metal_Treasure

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16 The Poet and the Pendulum - Nightwish UListen to Sample
17 Deceiver of Fools - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
18 Restless - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
19 The Crow the Owl and the Dove - Nightwish UListen to Sample
20 Drink - Alestorm

Great song - Ananya

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21 Vodka - Korpiklaani

This one as well! - Ananya

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22 Curse My Name - Blind Guardian UListen to Sample
23 No Leaf Clover - Metallica UListen to Sample
24 Blue Tattoo - Vanilla Ninja

Vanilla Ninja aren't metal, nowhere near. - Metal_Treasure

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25 Jillian (I'd Give My Heart) - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
26 Songs of Love and Death - Beyond the Black UListen to Sample
27 In the Shadows - Beyond the Black UListen to Sample
28 Bless the Child - Nightwish UListen to Sample
29 I Walk Alone - Tarja UListen to Sample
30 Paradise (What About Us) - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
31 Ever Dream - Nightwish UListen to Sample
32 Cool Vibes - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
33 Nero - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
34 Mein Herz Brennt - Rammstein UListen to Sample
35 Caged - Within Temptation UListen to Sample
36 Pulse of the Maggots - Slipknot UListen to Sample
37 Imaginaerum - Nightwish UListen to Sample
38 Octavarium - Dream Theater UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
3. Ghost Love Score - Nightwish
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1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
3. Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
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1. Ghost Love Score - Nightwish
2. Nemo - Nightwish
3. Mother Earth - Within Temptation
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