Top 10 Metal Songs that Include Classical Music Instruments

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The Top Ten

1 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2 Ghost Love Score - Nightwish
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.

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

This one is so unique and beautiful. - Metal_Treasure

8 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
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

The Contenders

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

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

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

Great song - Ananya

21 Vodka - Korpiklaani

This one as well! - Ananya

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

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

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