Top Ten Greatest Songs That Redefined the 90s


The Top Ten

1 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2 Cemetery Gates - Pantera

My Personal favorite - htoutlaws2012

3 Thunderstruck - AC/DC
4 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
5 Enter Sandman - Metallica
6 The Beautiful People - Marilyn Manson
7 Painkiller - Judas Priest
8 Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth

Metal epicness. There were not many awesome metal songs in 1995, longer than 17 minutes (17:30). As of 2015 there are many. - Metal_Treasure

9 Walk - Pantera

My personal favorite by Pantera is Mouth For War but I think that actually Walk redefined the 90's. Walk was more popular in the 90s and maybe it's still the most popular Pantera song. - Metal_Treasure

10 Nightfall - Blind Guardian

Nightfall redefined power metal and the meaning of superior vocals in metal. Blind Guardian included more progressive elements, folk tunes and superior overdubbed vocals. By overdubbing his voice multiple times, Hansi created a choir effect with complex overlapping vocal harmonies (in other words, Queen mode in metal). Nightfall wasn't their first song with these elements but namely this song became a symbol of the 90s power metal - a more sophisticated power metal. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Wind of Change - Scorpions

This song and the Fall of the Berlin Wall (and the Iron Curtain) were great symbols of the social changes in Europe in the early 90s. - Metal_Treasure

12 Sabotage - Beastie Boys
13 Freak On a Leash - Korn
14 Unsung - Helmet
15 ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
16 Believe - Cher
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Top Remixes

1. Cemetery Gates - Pantera
2. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
3. Thunderstruck - AC/DC
1. Dante's Inferno - Iced Earth
2. Walk - Pantera
3. Nightfall - Blind Guardian


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