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321 Dr. Stein - Helloween

Weikie is one of the best composers ever, very good music, I don't understand how Dragonforce was in a better place than this music! For me this one should be on the top 3, by the way my favorite music is The King for a Thousand Years and I don't conform how Keeper of the Seven Keys and The King for a Thousand years wasn't on this list.

A timeless classic in the world of rock! Dr. Stein need to be in the TOP 10, great guitars, fast drums, fantastic voice, vote for REAL MUSIC!

I have Keeper of the seven keys and walls of Jericho. They were good.

Showmanship. That's why. Dragonforce are freaks.

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322 I Am the Black Wizards - Emperor

This songs first 45 seconds are better than every other song on this list! - sorteal

best classic epic black metal track! - orf

Emperor is and always will be a god of black metal.

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323 We Come Out at Night - Avenged Sevenfold
324 Light of Day, Day of Darkness - Green Carnation

Best song ever! I'm so surprised to see Green Carnation here! You've gotta listen to that song at least once. It's like watching a movie

What else can I say, but an hour of pure epicness - raptor666

Taking me to school.

325 Parabola - Tool
326 One Rode to Asa Bay - Bathory


327 Chelsea Smile - Bring Me the Horizon

One of the greatest song ever and suicide season one of the greatest albums ever. Lyrics are outstanding. One of the top bands in the UK. New album out check it out.

I have all their albums, but Sempiternal is crushing and That's The Spirit are the only two I like. One of their guitarists, who left, lives near me but too much substance abuse.

BMTH isn't metal. They're this music genre known as "hot garbage".

328 Armageddon It - Def Leppard

Yes I'm gettin' it, best DL song ever! But this is not metal, its hard rock

Over here they are a bit hard to define. They're not metal, maybe melodic hard rock? Dunno.

329 A Beautiful Lie - 30 Seconds to Mars
330 Holy Diver - Killswitch Engage

They sing it better than Dio? Dio was one of the greatest, most influential vocalists of all time. The only time anyone sings his songs better than him is when he passes on, which he did.

Love the song but KSE sing it better then Dio

331 Livewire - Seo Taiji

A metal anthem! Seo Taiji rocks majestic!

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332 Sulfur - Slipknot

Good song with cool lyrics, represents slipknot really well and is just a really good song. "there's something inside me that feels like breathing in sulfur"

I played along with you, don't like the masks, don't like the first two, but like the last 3. I like their music, just not the gimmicry. It's very immature here to have guys in their 40's like that. It is a broken that Durst does have. But I don't think anyone should be hated universally for making mistakes.

Slipknot bringing it intelligent style. I love bands that evolve, and Slipknot did.

333 Octavarium - Dream Theater

I don't care that this song is #461, it should be first. Just think of the level of diversity in the peace. Not only did they have there band, but a full, symphonic orchestra. The length of the piece allowed them to interweave from one idea to the next. This is similar to flowing from movement to movement in a classical piece of music. And that doesn't make the piece lame, it just shows how much thought has gone into the structure of the piece. Then you have the overall idea of the piece, expressed through the eerie lyrics and melody. Then, being as humanly progressive as possible, they take their beautiful melody and make uncountable variations on it (this is what allows the piece to move from one idea to the next). Humans naturally enjoy listening to things when we already know how they go. So the listener gets this effect, while, at the same time, what they know is slightly different, which keeps the viewer guessing, and on there toes. Dream Theater took this idea and stretched it ...more

This song changed my life. This song is what got me into Dream Theater. This song is beautiful. It might be 24 minutes long, but it is worth listening to.

Ok. Shall do. I'll 5-weeks vacation to do it. Lol.

334 Symbolic - Death

Just listen to the masterpiece that is this song and this album. I can't believe that this is only a newcomer to this list.

Totally agree

335 Epic - Faith No More

Even the mightiest of the mighty, James Hetfield, regards Faith No More in the highest regard, as do I.

336 XXX For You - D'erlanger

this song rocks hard and art of life even if its hard and soft it is still a ballad - ronluna

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337 Sonne - Rammstein

Such a beautiful song with an awesome video!

Yeah, I have their live box set called something or other, and it's heavy, and unusually popular considering what they do.

338 Dance of Death - Riot
339 Metaphor - In Flames

This song is closer to a country song than a metal song

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340 War - Burzum

Varg is a genius

Don't they burn churches and stuff like that? Who was it that murdered someone? Was it Burzum? It's very distant here, but I'm aware of something. Dunno.

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