Most Overrated Metal SongsThese are those kind of truly overrated songs that are really bad but still are really popular.
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I like System of a down and I like Chop Suey, but I agree this song is overrated.
15 Songs better than chop suey.
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
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.
How is this the most popular song, is trash!
Good song, but kinda overrated - zxm
This is my favorite Metallica song, but yeah it’s way overrated. Most of their good stuff is from the 80s (Kill ‘Em, Lightning, Puppets, Justice). When people ask if they like Metallica, they’ll mostly say that this is the only song they’ve heard.V 2 Comments
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
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
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 garbageV 1 Comment
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
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.
Not a metal song.
not metal - imabigpotato
not really - imabigpotato
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
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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