Top Metal Songs


The Top Ten

1 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

Not Metallica again *face palm* iron maiden can beat Metallica any day, any time

Metal songs made me sick but thus song made me man

Master of Puppets wasn't even a good album. It's way overrated.

Hello? The greatest metal song ever

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2 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Metallica is greatness. Nobody can come close to them. Metallica IS Metal, hence the name, Metallica.

metallica rules period doesn't matter what song they play - mclovin11245

metallica is great
this is the best metal song

One of the most amazing songs, with raw power, and anti-drug message. -

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3 Forever Winter - Antim Grahan

Not a bad song. But No 3 in Metal songs? Never ever. It's a blane for hundreds of other fantastic songs!

Every thing of this is all about from lyric to vocal music it and must try on band you will just fell in love with this band after you here there records I recommend this songs to all black and death metal lovers MUST TRY

Awesome song! True Nepali Metal!

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5 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold

Best metal song of the 2000s. But it can compete with the classics like Metallicas 'Enter Sandman'. Great instrumentals. Rest in peace Jimmy!

I love this song and I used play and sing it daily I love A7X RIP the REV

Awesome song... Especially the solo is mindblowing


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6 Hell Bent for Leather - Judas Priest

Trademark Judas Priest, more proof they are the very best.

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7 Sugar - System of a Down UListen to Sample
8 Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine UListen to Sample
9 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

My dad just loves this song so do I we jam to it rock on

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10 Angels Internally Burn - Antim Grahan

The Contenders

11 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

This song has the best riff ever, but the entire song proves that the people who like metal are right and the pop artists need to know and haven't learned yet. - LuigiLord

Most recognizable riff in rock - UFasten8Me

Why is there so much metal core in this list? It should be actual metal like this and not that hardcore punk infused emo crap

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12 One - Metallica

Why do I have to chose between all these awesome songs! No but this was the first metallica song I heard. Best solo in the history of everything! WARNING - don't listen to this song if you are allergic to awesomeness - RossMcC

Amazing all over, has heavy riffs, soft grace, power, spirit, and some of the most amazing guitar solos. Can really touch you. -

The best part of it is the part where it speeds up and the relly fast double kick. - schwanie

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13 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
14 Iron Man - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
15 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne UListen to Sample
16 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
17 Symphony of Destruction - Megadeth UListen to Sample
18 The Unforgiven - Metallica

gives you goosebumps whenever you hear it. - aman28

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19 Back in Black - AC/DC
20 Enter Sandman - Metallica UListen to Sample
21 Hand of Blood - Bullet for My Valentine

HAND OF BLOOD! This song is epic, anybody who dislikes this song is a poes, Google poes if you don't not what it means (urban dictionary should have it), the next best song should be waking the demon

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23 Would? - Alice In Chains

One of AIC many metal songs. Check out Man in the box, Bleed the freak, Love hate love, Grind and Rooster... All really great songs.

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24 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce UListen to Sample
25 Thunderhorse - Dethklok UListen to Sample
26 Raining Blood - Slayer UListen to Sample
27 Hard Rock Hallelujah - Lordi UListen to Sample
28 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

POSER that all I have to say to like BMFV cause of their retard that metalhead have bad reputation

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29 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

Great Band :) keep it up Breaking Benjamins

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30 Peace Sells - Megadeth UListen to Sample
31 We're Not Gonna Fall - Children of Bodom UListen to Sample
32 300 - Antim Grahan
33 Painkiller - Judas Priest UListen to Sample
34 Given Up - Linkin Park

How could anyone not like this song? Its catchy, has good guitar, and is an emotional song. Its also awesome when Chester screams for 17 seconds!

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35 Needled 24/7 - Children of Bodom

This song has epic riffs, recommend for Metal lovers
It blowed my head when I first listened to it!

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36 Lack of Comprehension - Death

Easily top 5, no doubt. - GREYBOYY

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37 Seek and Destroy - Metallica

Deadly riff, great solo and an awesome song!

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38 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
39 Fury of the Storm - Dragonforce

Just listen to it, its one of the best metal songs I've heard

- mongoose

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40 The Kiss of Dawn - H.I.M. UListen to Sample
41 Second Heartbeat - Avenged Sevenfold UListen to Sample
42 Fade to Black - Metallica UListen to Sample
43 Outshined - Soundgarden UListen to Sample
44 The Four Horsemen - Metallica UListen to Sample
45 Gekkou - D'erlanger
46 Infected - Antim Grahan
47 Like Lights to Flies - Trivium UListen to Sample
48 The Day You Died - Arch Enemy UListen to Sample
49 Marooned - Running Wild UListen to Sample
50 Highway Star - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. The Day You Died - Arch Enemy
2. Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
3. Nemesis - Arch Enemy
1. Forever Winter - Antim Grahan
2. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3. Toxicity - System of a Down
1. Forever Winter - Antim Grahan
2. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
3. Sugar - System of a Down


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