Top 10 Metal Songs with the Most Underrated Drum Intros

Metal drum intros that are usually mentioned include:
1) Painkiller - Judas Priest, Honor Thy Father - Dream Theater, Indians - Anthrax, Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden, Show No Mercy - Slayer.
2) many intros by non-metal bands people think are metal, such as Tool, Linkin Park, Disturbed, Nine Inch Nails, Breaking Benjamin, and more.

What I wanna say is that many metal intros are actually underrated.

The Top Ten

1 Detonation - Annihilator

A drum intro by Mike Mangini that is about 17 seconds long - Metal_Treasure

2 The Art of Dying - Gojira

Despite the rest of the song being an absolute masterpiece, it's really the first minute that makes it so perfect to me - kempokid

This drum intro is different, memorable and long (1 min) but it's more known than

Detonation by Annihilator. - Metal_Treasure

3 Scavenger of Human Sorrow - Death
4 Sons of Northern Darkness - Immortal
5 The Struggle Within - Metallica

It's really long (about 30 secs).
It's underrated because many metal fans hate the Black Album and refuse to appreciate anything on it. Besides, Lars got criticized a lot - another reason to deny his drum intro is cool. - Metal_Treasure

I never listened to this song. - PhoenixAura81

The drumming is as anthemic as it is raw and energetic. It also shows some good display of Lars's drumming. - CrimsonShark

6 Territory - Sepultura

It's about 10 secs long - while less known it's not the most underrated - Metal_Treasure

7 Trust - Megadeth

Probably the longest drum intro on this list (1 min long, of which 20 secs are "clean" drums). But it's less underrated than the songs I put higher. Also, Megadeth songs aren't underrated in general. - Metal_Treasure

8 Where the Rain Grows - Helloween
9 Sign of the Warrior - Skull Fist
10 Bushpig - Anvil

It's fast and raw, and it's 30 secs long (but I didn't put it higher because the song might be on the borderline between metal and hard rock; drum intro is very cool though) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Devilizer - Vader
12 The Wolf is Loose - Mastodon

Gotta love Dailor's iconic snare roll - cjWriter1997

13 Take No Prisoners - Megadeth
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