10 Best Metal Songs
Metal songs have a fan base of their own. Below are the best ones of all time.
- Master of Puppets – Metallica
This one is a favorite amongst metal lovers with multiple riffs, a powerful hook, and a melodic section.
- Hallowed Be Thy Name – Iron Maiden
Metal fans agree that this masterpiece is the unparalleled one on the planet. They swear by its opening, rhythmic sequences, lyrics, riff, and the battle of solos.
- Holy Wars…The Punishment Due – Megadeth
Counted as one of the most powerful guitar works, this song from Megadeth is thrash metal at its finest.
- One – Metallica
This 1988 song is often said to be a glorious experiment by Metallica. This antiwar song is set in a world war one backdrop and speaks of an injured soldier.
- Painkiller – Judas Priest
This song embodies the essence of metal. It is about a character called Painkiller, created by Judas Priest, sent to the world to rescue humanity by destroying evil.
- Paranoid – Black Sabbath
With its impeccable guitar riffs and vocals, “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath is considered one of the most impactful metal songs of all time.
- The Trooper – Iron Maiden
Labeled as the most recognizable Iron Maiden tune, the metal lovers swear by the legendary guitar riff of this track.
8. Iron Man – Black Sabbath
This song is a milestone in the metal genre. Its apocalyptic lyrics talk about a time traveler who experiences the end of the world.
9. Enter Sandman – Metallica
Loved for its chorus, “Enter Sandman” has the most legendary guitar solos. The composition is loved for its intro, solo, lyrics, and great vocals.
10. Holy Diver – Dio
With a simple yet complex guitar riff, the song “Holy Diver” is considered to be a masterpiece.