Best Songs to Play at the End of the World


The Top Ten

1 It's the End of the World - R.E.M.

It makes perfect sense. - BKAllmighty

2 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
3 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
4 The Chosen Ones - Dream Evil
5 One - Metallica
6 The Four Horsemen - Metallica

This song describes in details the end of the world. And it's a great song.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are mentioned in the Bible in chapter six of the Book of Revelation, which predicts that they will ride during the Apocalypse. The four horsemen are traditionally named War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death. - Metal_Treasure

7 Through the Never - Metallica
8 Black Prophecies - Dark Angel

"Nuclear fire
The earth has expired
The worldy lands became a massive funeral pyre
Ruinous blaze
The landscape is razed
Due to the nuclear winters' frost, life is denied". - Metal_Treasure

9 The Blackest Day - Annihilator

"Mankind is melting, life just drains away
Darkness, death, this is the blackest day

Obliteration, disintegration, it's all turning to dust
From the force of the impact, humanity beginning to rust
The world begins to crumble, it's all just a matter of time
This is the ultimate chaos, this is the end of the line

Burning fire, screams of pain and fear
Piercing higher, hell on earth is here" - Metal_Treasure

10 Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd

The Contenders

11 And the Story Ends - Blind Guardian
12 Cliffs of Dover - Eric Johnson
13 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian
14 Goodbye Cruel World - Pink Floyd
15 Paranoid Android - Radiohead
16 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
17 The End - The Doors
18 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
19 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
20 Dust In the Wind - Kansas
21 Apocalypse Please - Muse
22 Ride of the Valkyries - Richard Wagner
23 Break On Through (To the Other Side) - The Doors
24 The Silent Orchestra - Biosphere

The dark and haunting ambient atmosphere emphasises... The world is dying... - PositronWildhawk

25 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
26 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
27 Raining Blood - Slayer
28 The Last Day On Earth - Marilyn Manson

This sounds better when acoustic.

29 The Reflecting God - Marilyn Manson
30 Ruiner - Nine Inch Nails
31 Coma Black - Marilyn Manson
32 One-X - Three Days Grace
33 Lucy - Skillet
34 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
35 The Day the World Went Away - Nine Inch Nails
36 Highway to Hell - AC/DC
37 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
38 Majesty - Blind Guardian
39 Hotel California - Eagles
40 World Painted Blood - Slayer
41 You are a C*** - Kat McSnatch

Just play this full blast to the people who have hurt you in your life. - LemonComputer

42 Cathedral Spires - Judas Priest
43 Chant for Eschaton 2000 - Behemoth

Eschaton literally means "end of the world".

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Top Remixes

1. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
2. The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
3. The Chosen Ones - Dream Evil
1. The Four Horsemen - Metallica
2. Black Prophecies - Dark Angel
3. The Blackest Day - Annihilator


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