Best Traditional Heavy Metal Songs of the 1980s

The Top Ten

1 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

I like this list and the songs selected by the author - a pretty diverse collection by different bands. - Metal_Treasure

2 Rainbow In the Dark - Dio Rainbow In the Dark - Dio
3 Breaking the Law - Judas Priest Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
4 The Oath - Mercyful Fate
5 Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath
6 Queen of the Reich - Queensr├┐che
7 Balls to the Wall - Accept
8 Kings of Metal - Manowar
9 747 (Strangers In the Night) - Saxon
10 Am I Evil - Diamond Head

The Contenders

11 Holy Diver - Dio
12 The Trooper - Iron Maiden
13 Children of the Damned - Iron Maiden

Underrated song. The solos of this song is quite good. Especially the tapping part. Very catchy. - zxm

14 The Last in Line - Dio
15 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
16 Metal Heart - Accept
17 Restless and Wild - Accept
18 The Sign of the Southern Cross - Black Sabbath
19 The Mob Rules - Black Sabbath
20 Aiming High - Accept
21 The Evil that Men Do - Iron Maiden
22 2 Minutes to Midnight - Iron Maiden
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