100 Greatest Metal Songs



Criteria: Metal Songs were ranked for their impact, influence, popularity, and less important - musical quality/composition and lyrical quality, within the world of metal.
Greatest Metal Songs
1. Hallowed Be Thy Name
Iron Maiden
2. War Pigs
Black Sabbath
3. Master of Puppets
Metallica
4. Paranoid
Black Sabbath
5. Angel of Death
Slayer
6. Ace of Spades
Motorhead
7. Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
8. Victim of Changes
Judas Priest
9. The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden
10. Iron Man
Black Sabbath
11. Raining Blood
Slayer
12. Stargazer
Rainbow
13. Beyond the Realms of Death
Judas Priest
14. One
Metallica
15. Holy Wars... The Punishment Due
Megadeth
16. The Trooper
Iron Maiden
17. Crazy Train
Ozzy Osbourne
18. Heaven and Hell
Black Sabbath
19. Run to the Hills
Iron Maiden
20. Painkiller
Judas Priest
21. Seek and Destroy
Metallica
22. Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
23. Hellion/Electric Eye
Judas Priest
24. N.I.B.
Black Sabbath
25. Creeping Death
Metallica
26. Fade to Black
Metallica
27. Peace Sells
Megadeth
28. Cemetery Gates
Pantera
29. Witching Hour
Venom
30. Holy Diver
Dio
31. Phantom of the Opera
Iron Maiden
32. The Oath
Mercyful Fate
33. Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Iron Maiden
34. Symptom of the Universe
Black Sabbath
35. You've got Another Thing Coming
Judas Priest
36. Aces High
Iron Maiden
37. Pull The Plug
Death
38. Am I Evil?
Diamond Head
39. Enter Sandman
Metallica
40. Children Of The Grave
Black Sabbath
41. For Whom the Bell Tolls
Metallica
42. Cowboys from Hell
Pantera
43. Black Metal
Venom
44. Breaking the Law
Judas Priest
45. Seasons in the Abyss
Slayer
46. Symphony of Destruction
Megadeth
47. Halloween
Helloween
48. Fast As A Shark
Accept
49. Caught in a Mosh
Anthrax
50. Freezing Moon
Mayhem
51. Mr. Crowley
Ozzy Osbourne
52. Queen of the Reich
Queensrÿche
53. Walk
Pantera
54. Hangar 18
Megadeth
55. 2 Minutes to Midnight
Iron Maiden
56. War Ensemble
Slayer
57. Metropolis Part I
Dream Theater
58. Into the Void
Black Sabbath
59. Balls To The Wall
Accept
60. Rainbow in the Dark
Dio
61. The Four Horsemen
Metallica
62. The Philosopher
Death
63. Fear Of The Dark
Iron Maiden
64. Pull Me Under
Dream Theater
65. I am the Black Wizards
Emperor
66. Bonded by Blood
Exodus
67. Hammer Smashed Face
Cannibal Corpse
68. Battle Hymn
Manowar
69. Over The Mountain
Ozzy Osbourne
70. Powerslave
Iron Maiden
71. Keeper of the Seven Keys
Helloween
72. A Fine Day to Die
Bathory
73. Heartwork
Carcass
74. The Last In Line
Dio
75. South Of Heaven
Slayer
76. Transilvanian Hunger
Darkthrone
77. Sweet Leaf
Black Sabbath
78. Eyes of a Stranger
Queensrÿche
79. Killers
Iron Maiden
80. Screaming For Vengeance
Judas Priest
81. Guardian
Fates Warning
82. The Exorcist
Possessed
83. Kill The King
Rainbow
84. Crystal Mountain
Death
85. Wasted Years
Iron Maiden
86. Elimination
Overkill
87. Blackwater Park
Opeth
88. Blinded By Fear
At the Gates
89. Divine Wings of Tragedy
Symphony X
90. Neon Knights
Black Sabbath
91. Evil
Mercyful Fate
92. Tornado of Souls- Megadeth
93. Over the Wall
Testament
94. Solitude
Candlemass
95. Nightfall
Blind Guardian
96. Jesu Død
Burzum
97. Exciter
Judas Priest
98. Chapel of Ghouls
Morbid Angel
99. Battery
Metallica
100. Fairies Wear Boots
Black Sabbath

Last Updated: 2011-06-17