Songs with the Most Evil Sounding Metal Riffs

Arhaan95
This is my provisional top ten list of the metal riffs that I've listened to so far, which never failed to give me chills all over the body... And yes, I'm very much sure that I've missed some unknown ones that are worthy of residing in the list.. So, feel free to add your favorite ones as they'll only aid in elevating the quality of the list...

The Top Ten

1 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

In terms of sheer atmosphere, this song is still easily one of the best. - kempokid

The first evil sounding riff is still the evilest... - Ninjaturtlesforpresident

The riff makes the hair on the back of my neck stand - Vip3r

It even includes the tritone ffs. - truckturner

2 A Fair Judgement - Opeth

Very gloomy and sinister riff towards the end. I think even Demon of the Fall or Master's Apprentices deserves to be in the list. OPETH has got plenty of evil riffs in their catalogue. Though I agree to a greater extent that A Fair Judgement's outro riff is their most evil-sounding riff. - Vip3r

The outro riff is surprising and indeed demonic

3 Seasons In the Abyss - Slayer
4 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas - Mayhem

Far better than freezing moon

5 God of Emptiness - Morbid Angel
6 Jesu Død - Burzum
7 At the Fathomless Depths - Dissection

Incredible and sinister intro. amazing album and out and out amazing riff

8 Behind the Sun - Meshuggah
9 Ye Entrancemperium - Emperor
10 Når Sjelen Hentes Til Helvete - Dimmu Borgir

The Contenders

11 South of Heaven - Slayer
12 Floods - Pantera
13 Zombie Ritual - Death
14 Force Fed the Excrements of Satan - Sewer
15 Hans Siste Vinter - Darkthrone
16 Cirice - Ghost
17 Homage for Satan - Deicide
18 Lucifer - Behemoth
19 Sad but True - Metallica
20 Demon of the Fall
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Top Remixes

1. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
2. A Fair Judgement - Opeth
3. God of Emptiness - Morbid Angel
Arhaan95
1. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
2. A Fair Judgement - Opeth
3. De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas - Mayhem
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