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

Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth Cover Art
Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Cover Art
Raining Blood - Slayer Raining Blood - Slayer Cover Art
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica Cover Art

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

Painkiller - Judas Priest Painkiller - Judas Priest Cover Art

Cool drum intro and than suddenly the guitar kicks in. - Userguy44

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

Enter Sandman - Metallica Enter Sandman - Metallica Cover Art
Peace Sells - Megadeth

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

The Trooper - Iron Maiden The Trooper - Iron Maiden Cover Art

One of the most amazing metal riffs. - Metal_Treasure

Master of Puppets - Master of Puppets Master of Puppets - Master of Puppets Cover Art
Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden Cover Art

Just amazing...

The into is awesome. and the song gets better after the second riff (main riff) - zxm

The Contenders

The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden Cover Art

Its number is six hundred and sixty six...

Ride the Lightning - Metallica Ride the Lightning - Metallica Cover Art

Oh please. This should be #1. The first 12 seconds are gold.

Very good pairing of drums with guitars. - Metal_Treasure

Orion - Metallica Orion - Metallica Cover Art
Haunted - Annihilator Haunted - Annihilator Cover Art

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

Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Cover Art

How to hell is this so underrated?

All aboard! Haha! - Userguy44

Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden Cover Art

One of the best songs with drum intros - zxm

Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater Cover Art
Kafir! - Nile Kafir! - Nile Cover Art
Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth Cover Art
Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica Cover Art
Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian Cover Art

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

Walk - Pantera Walk - Pantera Cover Art

Simplicity at its best!

Epic Dimebag riff. - Userguy44

Blacklist - Exodus Blacklist - Exodus Cover Art
St. Anger - Metallica St. Anger - Metallica Cover Art
Hell Awaits - Slayer Hell Awaits - Slayer Cover Art
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