Top 10 Rock and Metal Songs About Historical Events


The Top Ten

1 One - Metallica

The Song Is Based On The Aftermath Of Someone During WW1 - christangrant

Really? I thought it was based on a book - NikBrusk

2 Angel of Death - Slayer

The Song Is About The Experiments Done During The Holocaust - christangrant

3 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

Based On A Book Which The Book Was Based On The Spanish Civil War - christangrant

4 The Trooper - Iron Maiden

Based On Battle In British History In The 1850s - christangrant

5 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden

About The Conflicts Between European Settlers And Native Americans - christangrant

6 Aces High - Iron Maiden

I love the way Bruce sings Aces High. It's so realisitic. - FieryKnightFloyd

Its About The British R.A.F Pilot Fighting The German Luftwaffe During The Battle Of Britan (1940) - christangrant

7 Wind of Change - Scorpions

Its About The Berlin Wall Falling - christangrant

8 Indians - Anthrax
9 Alexander the Great - Iron Maiden

Title Is Self Explanatory - christangrant

10 Screaming Eagles - Sabaton



About WW II - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Como Estais Amigos - Iron Maiden

A Song That Tributes Both Sides Of The Falklands War - christangrant

12 Mona with the Children - Doug Cameron
13 L'affaire Dumoutier - The Box
14 I Don't Like Mondays - Boomtown Rats
15 Sniper - Harry Chapin
16 Rasputin - Boney M
17 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple

This song is based on a fire accident. in a concert of Frank Zappa. - zxm

18 Paschendale - Iron Maiden
19 1916 - Motorhead

Its about WW1 - christangrant

20 Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
21 Empire of the Clouds - Iron Maiden
22 Russia's on Fire - Stormwitch
23 Primo Victoria - Sabaton

"through the gates of hell, as we make our way to heaven, throught the nazi lines"

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Top Remixes

1. One - Metallica
2. Angel of Death - Slayer
3. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
1. One - Metallica
2. Angel of Death - Slayer
3. The Trooper - Iron Maiden


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