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

Metal_Treasure
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

@Say10 - 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 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

3 Bleed - Meshuggah

I didn't know the full extent of djent until I heard this. I was instantly hooked, and I haven't looked back. - Zalazaar

This is djent baby! - Metal_Treasure

4 Arriving Somewhere but Not Here - Porcupine Tree
5 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
6 Right in Two - Tool
7 Lunar Wilderness - Between the Buried and Me
8 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

9 Stargazer - Rainbow
10 Valhalla - Blind Guardian

The Contenders

11 Idioteque - Radiohead
12 One - Metallica
13 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
14 Floods - Pantera

That Guitar Solo and Outro left me speechless - christangrant

15 Voice of the Soul - Death

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

Yep, I was blasted with awesomeness - Arcxia

16 Elite - Deftones
17 Painkiller - Judas Priest
18 Child in Time - Deep Purple
19 And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope - Ne Obliviscaris
20 Square Hammer - Ghost
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Top Remixes

1. Reptile - Nine Inch Nails
2. Bleed - Meshuggah
3. Arriving Somewhere but Not Here - Porcupine Tree
cjWriter1997
1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope - Ne Obliviscaris
Metal_Treasure
1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Floods - Pantera
3. Painkiller - Judas Priest
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