Top 10 Songs that are Heavy but Not Heavy Enough to Qualify as Metal

BoredJeff02
These songs are heavy but they aren't metal like at all. They might come close but there's some element from the song that makes them sound more like hard rock than metal.

The Top Ten

1 Down with the Sickness - Disturbed

I don't this song is heavy enough for metal standards. - BoredJeff02

2 Feed the Machine - Nickelback

It takes more than a heavy riff to qualify as metal. - BoredJeff02

3 I Stand Alone - Godsmack

I think this one is self explanatory. - BoredJeff02

4 Bodies - Drowning Pool

I don't need to explain this one to be honest. - BoredJeff02

5 Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold

Yes, I'd rather call Afterlife a metal song. This song is between punk rock and hard rock. Maybe Synyster Gates played hard rock lead and Zacky Vengeance punk rhythm. - zxm

Hard Rock but no where near Metal. - BoredJeff02

6 Freak on a Leash - Korn

It comes close but still qualifies as rock. - BoredJeff02

7 BYOB - System of a Down

Hard Rock is what it comes down to. - BoredJeff02

8 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

The only modern song on this list I can actually agree with. - NuMetalManiak

9 Get Through This - Art of Dying
10 I Will Not Bow - Breaking Benjamin

Alternative Rock no where near Metal. - BoredJeff02

The Contenders

11 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
12 In the End - Linkin Park V 1 Comment
13 You're Going Down - Sick Puppies V 1 Comment
14 Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin
15 Monster - Skillet
16 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
17 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses
18 This Means War - Nickelback
19 This Means War - AC/DC
20 Hot for Teacher - Van Halen
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1. Feed the Machine - Nickelback
2. Down with the Sickness - Disturbed
3. Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold
BoredJeff02
1. Bodies - Drowning Pool
2. Down with the Sickness - Disturbed
3. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
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