Saddest Metal Songs

The Top Ten

1 Fade to Black - Metallica
2 One - Metallica

Not many things sadder than a fragmented soldier barely clinging onto what he has left. War and destruction are sad.

Yes, it's very very sad. A great song. - Metal_Treasure

3 Voice of the Soul - Death

This instrumental is the best instrumental ever! And the saddest too - nooreldeen

4 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

This is very sad, it's a suicide song... - Metal_Treasure

5 Darkness Within - Machine Head
6 Cemetary Gates - Pantera

Definitely very depressing. It's about the death of a loved one, and his loss of faith in life. That's what I got from the song, anyway. - Metarock

7 A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth
8 Hollow - Pantera
9 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards
10 A Farewell to Arms - Machine Head

The Contenders

11 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica

The music equivalent of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. - Metal_Treasure

12 Snuff - Slipknot
13 Low Man's Lyric - Metallica
14 The Chosen Pessimist - In Flames
15 The Burning Red - Machine Head
16 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth
17 Return to Serenity - Testament
18 Solitude - Candlemass
19 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
20 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold

This is not only the saddest metal song, but the saddest of all songs.R.I. P Rev

21 Scream of the Buterfly - Acid Bath

If You actually listen to this, it will make you tear up. The song is about abortion. Acid Bath might be a sludge metal band, but this song is definitely not sludge.

22 Space - Dye Vest - Dream Theater
23 1916 - Motorhead
24 Orion - Metallica
25 Before the Dawn - Judas Priest
26 Lonely Day - System of a Down
27 Empty Walls - Serj Tankian
28 Down Where I Am - Demons & Wizards
29 Sacrificed Sons - Dream Theater

Epic song, but very sad

30 Unsung - Insomnium
31 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
32 The Greys - Devin Townsend
33 Daddy - Korn
34 Anybody There - Rainbow
35 I Won't See You Tonight, Pt. 1 - Avenged Sevenfold
36 Venom - Bullet for My Valentine
37 Man That You Fear - Marilyn Manson
38 My Immortal - Evanescence
39 Alone I Break - Korn
40 Everytime I Die - Children of Bodom
41 Death, Come Near Me - Draconian
42 My Child - Disturbed
43 The Conflagration - Stone Sour
44 Only One Who Waits - Insomnium
45 Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me - Motorhead
46 Acid Rain - Avenged Sevenfold
47 Now We Die - Machine Head
48 Never Too Late - Three Days Grace
49 Let's Get This Party Started - Korn
50 World So Cold - Three Days Grace
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Top Remixes (5)

1. I Won't See You Tonight, Pt. 1 - Avenged Sevenfold
2. Venom - Bullet for My Valentine
3. Snuff - Slipknot
Dechmet
1. Fade to Black - Metallica
2. Voice of the Soul - Death
3. Unsung - Insomnium
nooreldeen
1. 1916 - Motorhead
2. A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth
3. Low Man's Lyric - Metallica
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