Most Overrated Metal Songs

These are those kind of truly overrated songs that are really bad but still are really popular.

The Top Ten

1 Chop Suey! - System of a Down

I like System of a down and I like Chop Suey, but I agree this song is overrated.

15 Songs better than chop suey.

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Needles - gelatinbeastworm

This song shouldn't be here. I've said it a lot of times, that this song doesn't fall under any genre of metal. Very far from metal. - zxm

Defiantly deserves to be Number 1 its not even Metal its to Punkish to be called Metal - christangrant

This song doesn't seem to be metal to me - zxm

2 Enter Sandman - Metallica

My all time favourite song but yes it's overrated. I mean the black album is a complete masterpiece with way better songs than this one. But yeah this song had a very huge impact on heavy metal during 90s.

Completely commercial, lack of metal taste and incredibly one of the most praised songs of an otherwise decent album

How is this the most popular song, is trash!

One of the most overrated songs in the history of metal.It's good but it's overrated. - blackphoenix

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3 Psychosocial - Slipknot
4 Paranoid - Black Sabbath

Yeah, not even metal song! - somekindofaguy

Yes they are a metal band but doesn't mean all their songs are metal. - somekindofaguy

Yup not evwn the best song on Paranoid - christangrant

This Is second overrated metal song ever, after Judas Priest's Breaking The law.
The lyrics are good, but I don't find anything good on this - Disturbedpotato

5 Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold
6 Hammer Smashed Face - Cannibal Corpse

Chop Suey and Before I Forget are not overrated songs - Danielsun182

Chop Suey is overrated. It's far away with System of a Down's best song. Before I forget is overrated song, can't believe how it won grammy - Disturbedpotato

This song is Pure masterpiece of death metal - pruvet

7 Down with the Sickness - Disturbed
8 Master of Puppets - Metallica

People act like this is the greatest song of all time, making Stairway to Heaven look like crap, and I'm just sitting here knowing that this isn't even the best Metallica song, or even the best from the album. I even made a blog post about 5 out of many songs better than this.

Agreed, this song isn't bad song. It's a very good song. But it looks like this song is permanently attached on top of the "best metal song chart". While there are other better metal songs that this. - zxm

This should be higher on the list, and One shouldn't be on this list.

Metallica is like u2, piece of garbage

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9 Before I Forget - Slipknot
10 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

This song, band as well, are killing Power Metal. Can it just go away forever in a deep dark hole like Shrek's ass? - DejanKalinic

The Contenders

11 Jekyll and Hyde - Five Finger Death Punch
12 Walk - Pantera

There are plenty of Pantera songs that are better than this song.

Most of famous Pantera songs are heavier and has more groove.
Honeslty, skip the solo and you got an average track. Sick how nostaligia and commercial success can make a good but not great song mythic.

13 In the End - Linkin Park

Not a metal song.

14 Last Resort - Papa Roach

not metal - imabigpotato

15 Wait and Bleed - Slipknot

not really - imabigpotato

16 Ten Thousand Fists - Disturbed
17 Warmness on the Soul - Avenged Sevenfold

This song is not good AT ALL at best its medicore and this was the best song on that sh! t album that deserves none of its praise - christangrant

18 The Beautiful People - Marilyn Manson
19 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden

I like the lyrics but the structure and chorus just sound commercial and cookie cutter compared to most of their other songs. - TheMaelstromKing

20 Breaking the Law - Judas Priest

This. It doesn't even have solo, verse and chorus are Boring and it's still one of the most known songs of JP - Disturbedpotato

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Enter Sandman - Metallica
2. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
3. Psychosocial - Slipknot
1. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
2. Enter Sandman - Metallica
3. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
1. Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Psychosocial - Slipknot
3. Down with the Sickness - Disturbed

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