Top Ten Rock and Metal Songs that Change Speed

Here are some songs that go from fast to slow, slow/fast to a normal tempo, or vice versa.

The Top Ten

1 One - Metallica
2 Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

Of the songs on the list I'd choose this one. Slow, mid tempo, fast solo from Dave but the song never really gets very fast. Great song - Johnnyt800

3 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

best example of changing speed .starts off with an acoustic guitar riff and keyboards after robert's singing then the rhythmic acoustic guitar riff starts . at the middle part heavy drum beats of bonham starts .then the solo with a backing guitar .then the most faster and heavier time .robert's high pitched singing,jimmy's both lead guitars with a backing guitar and bonhams heavier drum beats .this song goes from slow to faster and faster - zxm

4 Child in Time - Deep Purple
5 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
6 And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
7 Raining Blood - Slayer
8 Gently - Slipknot
9 B.Y.O.B. - System of a Down
10 Master of Puppets - Metallica

The Contenders

11 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
12 Unspoken - Kylesa
13 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards

They change the speed all the time. Great song, great vocals from Hansi. - Metal_Treasure

14 The Nameless - Slipknot
15 Dracula - Iced Earth

This is an awesome example. - Metal_Treasure

16 Tear Down the Wall - Demons & Wizards
17 Melancholy - Iced Earth
18 Ghuleh/Zombie Queen - Ghost B.C
19 Sacred Mind - Blind Guardian
20 July Morning - Uriah Heep
21 Civil War - Guns N' Roses
22 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
23 Dance of the Death - Iron Maiden
24 Fade to Black - Metallica
25 Take It All Away - Red
26 Heroin - The Velvet Underground
27 Let It Be - The Beatles
28 Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws
29 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
30 Paranoid Android - Radiohead
31 Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Child in Time - Deep Purple
3. Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden
1. And Then There Was Silence - Blind Guardian
2. Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
3. One - Metallica
1. One - Metallica
2. Raining Blood - Slayer
3. Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

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