Top 10 Metal Songs with the Best Intros

Intros of any type - electric or acoustic guitar intros, drum intros, bass, piano, vocals, screams, sounds...

The Top Ten

1 Raining Blood - Slayer
2 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

I know everybody expects Master of Puppets but I decided that this intro is pretty original. Don't worry, Master of Puppets is on here, too. - Metal_Treasure

4 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
5 Painkiller - Judas Priest

Epic drum intro. - Metal_Treasure

Actually when I heard this song for first time, I didn't like it. But still I kept listening it for the drum intro. and now I love it - zxm

6 Peace Sells - Megadeth

Bass guitar intro. One of my favorite Megadeth songs. - Metal_Treasure

7 The Trooper - Iron Maiden

One of the most amazing metal riffs. - Metal_Treasure

8 Haunted - Annihilator

You can hear part of the intro on the song sample. - Metal_Treasure

9 Kafir! - Nile
10 Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater

The Newcomers

? Fade to Black - Metallica

The Contenders

11 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden

One of the best songs with drum intros - zxm

12 Damien - Iced Earth
13 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
14 Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth
15 Master of Puppets - Master of Puppets
16 Hell Awaits - Slayer
17 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

This is just epic and impressive, and it's 2:13 minutes long. - Metal_Treasure

18 Alison Hell - Annihilator
19 Time What Is Time - Blind Guardian

Beautiful acoustic intro. - Metal_Treasure

20 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
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Top Remixes

1. Raining Blood - Slayer
2. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
1. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
2. Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth
3. Raining Blood - Slayer
1. Raining Blood - Slayer
2. Kafir! - Nile
3. Painkiller - Judas Priest



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