Top Ten Reasons Why Iron Maiden is Better Than Slayer


The Top Ten

1 Iron Maiden has more variety

I love Slayer, but Iron Maiden is tied for my favorite band in the world, so, I agree with all of your points.

The biggest reason, though I still agree with all the other ones. - TheMaelstromKing

2 Iron Maiden is more melodic

To quote undertakerfreak1127, “There’s only so much thrash metal you can take.”.

Slayer is boring sometimes because of their lack of variety.

Avenged Sevenfold and Black Veil Brides are more melodic than Slayer. Does that make them better?

3 Iron Maiden has better guitar solos and riffs

Raining Bloods Riff/Solo < The Trooper’s

4 Iron Maiden has more experimentation in their songs

Yes, they do.

5 Iron Maiden has better vocals

Tom Araya < Bruce Dickinson

6 Iron Maiden has better basslines


7 Iron Maiden is more influential

They were.

8 Iron Maiden has very epic songs
9 It's easier to listen to Iron Maidens music

Slayer is a bitch to get into; Iron Maiden isn’t.

10 Iron Maiden is the perfect example to introduce non-metal listeners to metal

The Contenders

11 Without Iron Maiden there would be no Slayer
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