Top 10 Songs that Left You in Awe When You First Heard Them

Songs that blew your mind because you heard something that impressed you.
These are mine, please add yours.

The Top Ten

1 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

When I first heard this I was in shock... at how Amazing this was - christangrant

My jaw dropped when I first heard this song... - Metal_Treasure

The intro done it all. - say10

Say10, I would say not only the intro, everything. Composition, instrumental performance and the vocals, especially at 7:00-7:10 ("ah ah ah ah"), which sounds as if a female (soprano) sang it and not a baritone metal singer. Even though I knew Hansi can do everything with his voice and morph it like nobody else, this really surprised me. - Metal_Treasure

2 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

I will never be able to choose between this song and Wheel of Time (also by Blind Guardian). But I remember that this one impressed me more after the first listen. Currently both impress me equally. - Metal_Treasure

3 Reptile - Nine Inch Nails

As I said in my remix of this list ~
"The song that made me a NIN fan. Incredibly impressive stuff and super fun to listen to. Feels like a horror movie soundtrack."

Best part about this song is that it's almost 7 minutes long, so there's plenty of great moments to fall in love with in this song. - cjWriter1997

4 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
5 Bleed - Meshuggah

This is djent baby! - Metal_Treasure

6 Arriving Somewhere but Not Here - Porcupine Tree
7 Stargazer - Rainbow
8 Right in Two - Tool
9 Lunar Wilderness - Between the Buried and Me
10 Idioteque - Radiohead

The Contenders

11 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
12 Valhalla - Blind Guardian
13 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest
14 Voice of the Soul - Death

I was in shock, It was so jaw-dropping...Legendary! - Ananya

Yep, I was blasted with awesomeness - Arcxia

15 Un Amore Grande - Peppino Gagliardi
16 One - Metallica
17 Painkiller - Judas Priest
18 Child in Time - Deep Purple
19 Floods - Pantera

That Guitar Solo and Outro left me speechless - christangrant

20 Elite - Deftones
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Top Remixes

1. Reptile - Nine Inch Nails
2. Bleed - Meshuggah
3. Arriving Somewhere but Not Here - Porcupine Tree
1. Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Floods - Pantera
3. Painkiller - Judas Priest



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