Top 10 Metal Songs with the Best Outros

The Top Ten

1 Floods - Pantera Floods - Pantera

This is a pretty accurate top 3 in my opinion.
1. Floods- so melodic and powerful, I once heared the extended version of it, it was so beautiful goddamnit.
2. Raining Blood- really punchy slayer- type ending where they have all the fast instruments and the whacky solos but what really makes it powerful is the sudden stop and the lightning strike type sound.
3. Fade To Black- I like the solo so of course. Not their best one but one of the best of theirs, for sure.

Always number 01 no matter what just listen to it you'll cry

You Can Loop This Intro And It Will Never Get Old - christangrant

2 Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica
3 Raining Blood - Slayer Raining Blood - Slayer
4 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth
5 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
6 Painkiller - Judas Priest
7 All Within My Hands - Metallica
8 Wake Up Dead - Megadeth
9 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
10 Deliverance - Opeth

Better than the rest! Best Real Metal Outro ever! The last 3 Minutes are a masterpiece!

This list is a joke. Deliverance easily beats anything on this list. The drumming is too good here.

The Contenders

11 Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards

It's not a guitar outro, it's something different. Give a listen to what Hansi Kursch did vocally here - his Gregorian chanting is amazing (4:15). Knowing his heavier songs, you won't believe he has such an angelic voice, too. He did all vocal harmonies, no other singers. Pure eargasm. - Metal_Treasure

12 Haunted - Annihilator

This one is damn good - Mike Mangini and Jeff Waters at their best (6:50-8:00). - Metal_Treasure

13 Perennial Quest - Death


14 Symptom of the Universe - Black Sabbath
15 Octavarium - Dream Theater
16 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

This outro isn't standard at all but these are two perfect minutes from the masters of modern epicness. - Metal_Treasure

17 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
18 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
19 A Light in the Black - Rainbow

Just epic! - Metal_Treasure

20 Count of Tuscany - Dream Theater

From the "now wait a minute man! " line onwards, this song has some of the best rock/metal songwriting ever.

Magical - Kilopoppy

21 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
22 Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple

It's not the expected typical guitar outro - this is a different idea and I like it. Music sounds impressive. One of the best Purple songs. - Metal_Treasure

23 Rainbow in the Dark - Dio
24 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
25 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
26 Parabola - Tool
27 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
28 Child in Time - Deep Purple
29 Damien - Iced Earth

This outro is pretty unusual - whispered lines backed by Gregorian chanting in the background. But if you wanna hear the true message, you have to play the song backwards. Amazing song, even without the outro. - Metal_Treasure

30 Crimson King - Demons & Wizards

I absolutely love this outro. - Metal_Treasure

31 Song of Myself - Nightwish

I don't know how they managed to write such a beautiful and meaningful outro. It's one of Nightwish's most brilliant songs in my opinion, definitely worth the listen despite how long it is. - LostDream258

32 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

Classic! - ParasN2000

33 The Ministry of Lost Souls - Dream Theater
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
2. Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
3. Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
1. Floods - Pantera
2. Wake Up Dead - Megadeth
3. Raining Blood - Slayer
1. Fade to Black - Metallica
2. Tornado of Souls - Megadeth
3. Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards


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