Top 10 Metal Songs that Mention Mythical or Imaginary Creatures

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Creatures can be mentioned in the lyrics or song titles.
Mythical creatures: dragons, unicorns, elves, mermaids, sirens, centaurs, minotaurs, banshees, satyrs, Leviathan, Medusa,...

The Top Ten

1 Enter Sandman - Metallica

"Dreams of dragon's fire and of things that will bite". - Metal_Treasure

2 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

"I'm the dragon reborn and in madness I soon shall prevail" - Metal_Treasure

3 Dracula - Iced Earth

"I am the Dragon of blood, the relentless prince of pain..." - Metal_Treasure

4 Neon Knights - Black Sabbath

"Circles and rings, dragons and kings". - Metal_Treasure

5 Minotaur - Krisiun

In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a creature with the head of a bull and the body of a man.
I like this song (death metal from Brazil). - Metal_Treasure

6 Sirens - Savatage

This is a great song, do yourself a favor and check it out.
"You're approaching the island of the sirens
Hungry for man tonight, claiming the sailors' lives
Nine men made it to a shore
A night of terror lies neatly in store
Who are those women? Are they real?

Sirens
Hungry for flesh tonight

Terror happens quickly
Remains till the sailors are gone
They vanished in the night
Sirens singing their song
Whoa, till they're gone" - Metal_Treasure

7 Circle of Cysquatch - Mastodon

Cysquatch is half-cyclops, half-sasquatch.
"A race of one-eyed beings, all feared and shunned …" - Metal_Treasure

8 Leviathan - Alestorm
9 Valkyries - Blind Guardian

In Norse mythology, valkyries are females who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.
"Rain
Red blood keeps pouring down
Come Valkyries, join me on that final ride
Here I lie bleeding

When the battle is lost
And the slain ones are chosen
Valkyries will guide us home

And finally I hear them say
Carry on
For Valhalla awaits you" - Metal_Treasure

10 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian

"These songs of hobbits, dwarfs and men and elves" - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Medusa - Anthrax

In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon - a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. - Metal_Treasure

12 Der Geistertreiber - Belphegor
13 Ghost Love Score - Nightwish
14 Turn the Page - Blind Guardian

"The mermaids
They will sing for you
The nymphs will bless the child" - Metal_Treasure

15 The Last Candle - Blind Guardian

"The elves and gnomes have to hide when the moon is showing it's face and raging orcs will set their traps. [...] Corrupted old gnome betrayer of all"
Orc is a member of an imaginary race of humanlike creatures, characterized as ugly, warlike, and malevolent. Orcs are often used in fantasy literature and games. - Metal_Treasure

16 Elvenpath - Nightwish
17 Turn Loose the Mermaids - Nightwish
18 Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean - Nightwish
19 Wish I Had an Angel - Nightwish
20 The Siren - Nightwish
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