Top 10 Non-Metal Songs Featuring Galloping RhythmMetal_Treasure Galloping rhythm is widely used in metal but there are non-metal songs with it and most of those non-metal
songs always give a somewhat metal feel, which I like.
Galloping rhythm is when you hear something like a horse gallop, rhythm that resembles a galloping horse. It's a very strong rhythm for a song and I definitely like the "musical gallops".
Galloping rhythm doesn't need to be featured throughout the entire song but for this list - the more, the better.
For metal songs with galloping rhythm check out the list Best Metal Songs With Galloping Rhythm.
The Top Ten
This song is really well composed and performed.
You can also check out the metal cover by Gamma Ray - it sounds almost like a power metal song. Gamma Ray made the gallop and the riff more evident than it already is in the original. By the way, that cover is one of the best I know.
Why I talked about the cover? Because you know I'm not much into pop music but I've always liked this song and I wondered why until I heard the metal cover by Gamma Ray - I realized it was the galloping rhythm that got me. And the bridge. So now I know I subconsciously like galloping rhythms wherever I hear them. - Metal_Treasure
Very clear and emphasized galloping rhythm. Barracuda is almost a metal song - not only for the galloping rhythm though. - Metal_Treasure
Galloping bassline. - JoLeKosovo
Play the song sample to hear it (it's in the 2nd half of the sample) - Metal_Treasure
best song - gavin8910
You can hear it most clearly in the 2nd half of the song sample - Metal_Treasure
The gallop appears in the chorus - Metal_Treasure
Most noticeable in the intro - Metal_Treasure
The drums give a sort of galloping rhythm. - Userguy44
A mid-tempo gallop - Metal_Treasure
This song is the first proto-metal song and it actually DOES NOT belong in this list (I didn't add it) - Metal_Treasure
It's almost a metal song and the gallop contributes a lot to that feel - Metal_Treasure
It's 5/4 not gallops. - JoLeKosovo
@danimey, I don't hear gallops in this song. Not even close. - Metal_Treasure
BRING ME ON BACK! - JoLeKosovo
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