Most Overrated Metal Songs Released Since 2000

Please DON'T ADD any songs by Linkin Park, Slipknot or Disturbed or any other Nu or Alternative Metal band that Is NOT actually metal. Also keep in mind that overrated does not always necessarily mean bad.

The Top Ten

1 Sound of Silence - Disturbed
2 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

Dragonforce has better songs than this - yungstirjoey666

Sounds too poppy for me. - Userguy44

3 Lightning Strike - Judas Priest

Ah yes, it's a good song, but it proved that proved that TheTopTens is about metal bandwagoning (as shown in the Best Songs of 2018 list). - yungstirjoey666

4 Bleed - Meshuggah
5 Octavarium - Dream Theater
6 Flying Whales - Gojira
7 Dystopia - Megadeth

I like this song, but it is kind of generic. Then again, it's also kind of hard to make something original these days. - yungstirjoey666

8 Cirice - Ghost
9 Untethered Angel - Dream Theater

I honestly found this song very overrated. - RadioHead03

10 Spit Out the Bone - Metallica

The Contenders

11 Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
12 Blackwater Park - Opeth
13 Hexed - Children of Bodom
14 Diluvium - Obscura
15 Bodies - Drowning Pool
16 Chop Suey! - System of a Down

Definitely not a metal song. Listen to the riffs, they are punk based. Thr screaming doesn’t make it metal either. It’s also pretty overrated besides the fact that it isn’t a metal song, but it’s still a very good song in my opinion. - Userguy44

They're not "punk-based", their inspirations sound closer to a middle eastern style. - JoLeKosovo

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