Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Best Metal Songs of All Time till 2017. A song is a collection of written words to be sung by human voices with fixed pitches and patterns using sound either performed by a single person, a duet, trio or a larger group known as choir singing harmoniously. Here is the best masterpiece collection of best metal songs of all time.
List of Top 10 Best Metal Songs of All Time till 2017
10. Holy Wars- The Punishment Due – Megadeth
This is very much welcomed song by metal songs fans as it’s the best metal song ever. Fans can love to listen and keep on replying it as the Megadeth are in this career for over three decades, they are American heavy metal band from Los Angeles California, formed back in 1983 . This song was released in 1990 in the album –The Punishment Due. In this song they are trying to educate people on disadvantage of wars and wishing for his country people to live together.
9. One – Metallica
This metal song is a big song full of message as anti-war song, starting softly and melodic also ending heavily, released 1988 becoming number 35 on the billboard hot 100 and awarded the best metal song for 1989 Grammy awards, it talks about a soldier who has been through hard time of his carrier at war now with no legs and no arms feels he got nothing to live for and he tries to unplug himself from life support machine. Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981 by : James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett.
8. Hallowed Be Thy Name – Iron Maiden
This song was written by Steve Harries in 1992 from the Lord’s Prayer. The instruments, arrangement of the song, the intro and the sound is epic giving this song all the credit of simple and the best song ever on the planet for even it doesn’t get old but rocks just as hard as the first time you heard it. Iron Maiden are British metal band considered one of the most successful band since 1975 in East London and the whole world having sold over ninety million copies of their albums and grabbing a lot of international awards as Ivor Novello Award 2002.
7. Painkiller – Judas Priest
This song was released back in 1990 describing a superhero like character saving the mankind from destruction, painkiller overwhelmingly and greatly received at the media platform on metal archives for it is a powerful song Judas using well his vocals and giving the best. Judas Priest are from Birmingham, England formed in 1969 having sold over 45 million copies to date and ranked the second greatest metal band by MTV.
6. Paranoid – Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath are an English band from Birmingham formed in 1968 by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Lommi and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne and drummer Bill Ward. Paranoid is an amazing song the finest of metal songs all time done by metal godfathers. If you not playing and listening to this in your music system then you missing something great. It was released in 2013 and the band using it as their signature song which they wrote it down in five minutes at the studio released as single becoming so influential, it’s all about stopping wars with science fiction stuffs to get people attention. This is one of the Top 10 Best Metal Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. Chop Suey – System Of A Down
This band was formed back in 1994 shortened as SOAD from Armenian American heavy metal band and has remained at the top list since then so you can be assured of their kind of work they can deliver. This is a very energetic type of song it rocks always at the same time poetic connecting perfectly with heavy guitar and drums more so melodic voice. Chop suey is a Chinese dish made with a lot of mixed ingredients that’s how the system of a Down try to explain and comparing suicide with martyrdom and how people claim to be angels but in reality doing horrible things especially during Armenian genocide.
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4. Angel Of Death – Slayer
Angel of death is a great song very original and use of guitar makes it greater, it’s the Reign In Blood Album as the opening truck written by guitarist Jeff Hanneman and produced by king of metal Slayer, the song is highly influential in the development of speed metal released 1986. It is based on physician Josef Mengele’s book on experimental surgeries performed without anesthesia or blood transfusion. Slayers are from California, United States and Huntington Park came together as a band back in 1981.
3. Holy Diver – Dio
Whoever said graves are very rich was never wrong, long live legend of metal songs may he rest in peace but his songs still rocks and being voted the best of all time and certified Gold in the US selling 60,000 copies being released on 1983 as Dio’s best work and classic staple in heavy metal songs, the song is about satan and his descendants were cast from heaven to earth. Dio was an American metal singer, songwriter and a musician also had founded many groups as Black Sabbath, died 2010.
2. Cowboys From Hell – Pantera
This is a good masterpiece of work from Pantera collections, it’s a great song of 90’s and the major label debut powerful rhythm and guitarist, inventive soloing makes the song so great. Pantera was an American metal band formed in 1981 by Abbott brothers along with vocalist Terry Glaze.
1. Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
Need to listen to a true defined metal song this is the song to look for either in the music stores or you tube or download it, it’s a great and uplifting type metal song being a first single from British vocalist Ozzy Osbourne and the writer also back in 1980, the song is about cold war and the fear of annihilation during that time, was ranked position nine of the 40 Greatest Metal Songs. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, tv personality and actor, born 1948 at Aston United Kingdom with three children.
Above is the list of the best metal songs of all time till 2017 that will rock your life in music.