Top Ten Nirvana and Metallica Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Best heavy metal ever. No doubt about it. This should definitely be on the first place.

As much as I love Nirvana, I have to say that this is more deserving of #1 than what fans have dubbed "Smells Like the Only Nirvana you Know"

Awesome song! It should be in first place. Good stuff.

I hate this crapy song

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2 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

The music is amazing and completely surprising... The lyrics don't make any sense and that's what gives it the unpredictable style... Kurt Cobain always said that the music was the most important part and that he always focused on that and he succeeded in making a great song.

This list combines my 2 favorite bands ever, but I have 2 go with Smells Like Teen Spirit my favorite song ever

Nirvana is just of a higher level band

Yup knew it. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

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3 One - Metallica

The first part feels like Fade to Black, the second blows you away, because it's like Master of Puppets! Overall an all-time favorite song of mine! - 2ndFanboy128

Underrated compared to Master of Puppets. I think this is a lot better than MoP.

When I play this, I scroll to the middle, for me, the rest is not that good and quite overrated.

In my opinion, Metallica's best song ever.
I like both bands though - Ajkloth

4 The Unforgiven - Metallica

Smells like teen spirit should top this list because it is the most influential song of the nineties and it led a huge grunge/alternative movement. That being said this is my favorite song from either of these bands so I had to give it some love. I'm a huge fan of both of these guys wish Kurt was still around making music, but I'm kind of sad about what Metallica has become so maybe it was for the best. Love the list love the bands.

I love all these songs since I very 1st heard metallica it and Nirvana are the only band I will be totally relaxed and sad it nothing else relates at same time best loved one gone and I miss the past

5 Enter Sandman - Metallica

The best metallica song it should have been 2nd after smells like teen spirit

No bull, it's the best Metallica 's song

My favorite Metallica song. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

Such a cool song

6 Fade To Black - Metallica

This song does not deserve to be here.. It is a great insult to this epic song.. It is probably, sorry, not probably, definitely the best song in this list.. Deserve only the 1st position..

THE BEST Metallica ballad. Period.

7 Come as You Are - Nirvana

This song is so mellow, it's really relaxing in my opinion.

One of the greatest song of all time

Love this song. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

8 Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana

I like this one. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

The best song from nirvana

9 Dive - Nirvana

This is an Awesome song. I am surprised to see it on this list. Very Underrated.

10 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

The Contenders

11 Rape Me - Nirvana

Best Nirvana song. I've only heard Kill em' All and Master of Puppets from Metallica, so can't say how it compares to Metallica's entire discography, but better than the ones I've heard.

I like this song, but I don't want it done to me (PLEASE NO).
I asked my friend if he knew this song, then he sang "Rape me, " and the funny thing was that it was in school-- when there was an awkward silence. Everyone looked at him, and then he hid under a desk.

What is with the songs title. Rape me just no I respect nirvana but please change the title - MrQuaz680

This song is underrated. Mainly because of the title.

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12 Seek and Destroy - Metallica
13 Creeping Death - Metallica
14 In Bloom - Nirvana

This doesn't make sense, this should be #1 and not smells like teen spirit, there are way more songs that are better like drain you or milk it.

Metallica and nirvana? My 2 favourite bands. What is this sorcery?

15 All Apologies - Nirvana
16 Fuel - Metallica

Yes - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

17 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

This song should be in the top 10 definitely. This song, along with Master Of Puppets and Fade To Black, is my favorite song by them.

18 Lithium - Nirvana

My favorite Nirvana song - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

19 Whiskey in the Jar - Metallica
20 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica

Best Metallica song ever

21 Ride the Lightning - Metallica
22 Bleeding Me - Metallica
23 Scentless Apprentice - Nirvana
24 About a Girl - Nirvana
25 Breed - Nirvana
26 Blackened - Metallica
27 Orion - Metallica
28 Drain You - Nirvana
29 Dyers Eve - Metallica
30 Astronomy - Metallica
31 The Four Horsemen - Metallica
32 Harvester of Sorrow - Metallica
33 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica
34 The Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana
35 Polly - Nirvana
36 Battery - Metallica
37 Sad But True - Metallica
38 Lounge Act - Nirvana
39 You Know You're Right - Nirvana
40 And Justice for All - Metallica
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Master of Puppets - Metallica
2. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
3. Enter Sandman - Metallica
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1. Master of Puppets - Metallica
2. One - Metallica
3. Seek and Destroy - Metallica
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1. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2. Dive - Nirvana
3. Master of Puppets - Metallica
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