Top Ten Most Underrated Nu Metal Ballads


The Top Ten

1 Awkward Silence - Twisted Method

Andrew Howard may be dead now, but those guitar tones in this song make this probably my favorite nu metal ballad ever. It's so serene. - NuMetalManiak

2 Suffocate - Crossfade

One of the most haunting songs ever made, shame that so many people have never heard this one. - NuMetalManiak

3 Relapse - 40 Below Summer

I could fill this list with 40 Below Summer tunes honestly. Really sweet song, only problem is the bad sound quality which is on the entire album. - NuMetalManiak

4 Fatal Fall - Flaw

Good lord I talk about this album too much. It's just the greatest comeback for a nu metal band ever. And this ballad is just perfect. - NuMetalManiak

5 Ether - Nothingface

Beautiful ballad from an otherwise unknown band. - NuMetalManiak

6 Face Down - Unloco

Another horrifically underrated band about to make a comeback. Very wonderful ballad made here from their first album. - NuMetalManiak

7 Leech - Sevendust

Like 40 Below Summer, Sevendust is extremely underrated, but I tend to listen to this soundtrack track for my favorite Sevendust ballad. - NuMetalManiak

8 Goodnight - Dry Kill Logic

Acoustic ballad to conclude one of nu metal's heaviest albums. - NuMetalManiak

9 Wasted Years - Cold

Can't forget this one. This one is one of Cold's best. - cjWriter1997

10 Why Dreams Bleed - Index Case

The Contenders

11 Serenity - Godsmack

Say what you will about Godsmack, but this was the best ballad they've ever made and I never hear this song talked about much. - NuMetalManiak

12 Devil - Staind

"I swear I'm not the devil, though you think I am" enough said here. - NuMetalManiak

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Top Remixes

1. Awkward Silence - Twisted Method
2. Suffocate - Crossfade
3. Relapse - 40 Below Summer
1. Why Dreams Bleed - Index Case
2. Wasted Years - Cold
3. Fatal Fall - Flaw


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