Top 10 Metal Songs with Whammy Bar Effects

Whammy Bar (aka vibrato bar or tremolo bar) creates special sound effects.

The Top Ten

1 Master of Puppets - Metallica UListen to Sample
2 Hell Awaits - Slayer UListen to Sample
3 Highway Star - Deep Purple

One of the first uses of whammy bar in a (proto)metal song, 1972 - Metal_Treasure

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4 Enter Sandman - Metallica UListen to Sample
5 Painkiller - Judas Priest

Mostly Glenn Tipton during the first solo - Metal_Treasure

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6 Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator

Jeff Waters is one one of the most frequent users of whammy bar in metal and many Annihilator songs can be on this list.
Jeff Waters uses different whammy bar techniques to get different effects (bomb drop, horse whinny, car/motorbike engine roar, police siren, and more). - Metal_Treasure

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7 The Four Horsemen - Metallica UListen to Sample
8 Dissident Aggressor - Judas Priest

I think that most probably K. K. Downing did it and not Glenn Tipton - Metal_Treasure

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9 Lightning Strike - Judas Priest

Play the sample to hear that sick sound I am talking about - Metal_Treasure

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10 Ram It Down - Judas Priest

Those whammy bar dives and pinches, man - NightmareCinema

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The Contenders

11 Imperiled Eyes - Annihilator UListen to Sample
12 Diluvium - Obscura UListen to Sample
13 Goddamn Electric - Pantera UListen to Sample
14 Invite It - Annihilator

A song with a lot of whammy bar stuff (3:00-3:40, 4:15-4:55) - Metal_Treasure

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15 One Shot at Glory - Judas Priest

A lot of JP songs have whammy bar effects, come to think of it - NightmareCinema

Yes, seems Judas Priest and Annihilator are the most frequent users of whammy bar effects. - Metal_Treasure

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16 Ultra Motion - Annihilator UListen to Sample
17 Chasing the High - Annihilator UListen to Sample
18 Deadlock - Annihilator UListen to Sample
19 March of Time - Helloween UListen to Sample
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