Best Ever 15 Heavy Metal Songs You’ll Never Get Tired Of Listening To Tuesday August 3 2021, 6:47 PM
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Best Ever 15 Heavy Metal Songs You’ll Never Get Tired Of Listening To

Best Ever 15 Heavy Metal Songs You’ll Never Get Tired Of Listening To

Heavy metal has a different meaning and effect for everyone. Most people find it cathartic, empowering, revolutionary, and freeing. Heavy metal has also formed a very rich culture around it and there are certainly some timeless classics that admittedly nobody gets tired of listening to.

This article is going to look at the fifteen best heavy metal songs of all time, so keep reading to find out what they are!



  • Black Sabbath: “Heaven and Hell” (1980)

Black Sabbath is a must in any top best list. What makes this song so unique is several awesome bass lines and an entertaining overarching theme. A song about the dichotomy between good and evil, the fact that we are all capable of both is thought provoking and it shatters the structures of our accepted moral compass.



  • Diamond Head: “Am I Evil?” (1979)

Am I Evil?” experiments with different time signatures, a mixture of heavy palm-muting and simple punk-like power chords to build a unique sound for the band. Diamond head has actually been a huge influence for other important heavy metal bands such as Metallica!



  • Ozzy Osbourne: “No More Tears” (1991)

Ozzy Osborne is a giant of the industry and this list wouldn’t be complete without one of his timeless classics “No More Tears”.

According to Max Perez, a lifestyle writer at 1 Day 2 write and Write my X - “At just over seven minutes long, “No More Tears” mixes many elements together organically. A brutally heavy guitar tone from Zakk Wylde with a killer blues slide accompanies the lyrics of the main verse.”.



  • Iron Maiden: “Hallowed Be Thy Name” (1982)

This is the perfect heavy metal song according to many. It has everything: Steve Harris' galloping bass, Dave Murray and Adrian Smith in that perfect, uncanny sync, scorching guitar solos (one from each of the boys), Nicko McBrain pounding the living daylights out of those drums as he was born to do... and Bruce Dickinson, belting it out like nobody else in the business.


  1. Alice In Chains :“Rooster” (1993)

Some argue that Alice in Chains is more of a grunge band, regardless, incorporating a bluesy vocal style with heavy-hitting, raw vocal frying, Staley cements “Rooster” as one of the greatest heavy metal songs ever written.



  • Mötley Crüe : “Wild Side” (1987)

Jerry Murray, a song writer at Brit Student and Next Coursework says about Wild Side-  “Wild Side stands out. It talks about the struggles of living in a crime-ridden ghetto. But more than that, the song uniquely ties fast metal riffs with a slow, blues-styled pre-chorus.”



  • Iron Maiden: “The Trooper” (1983)

The pioneers of heavy metal have the right to feature twice in this list! It’s a song that opens with a dynamic intro riff and never lets up. Fast, palm-muted gallops accentuate Bruce Dickinson’s distinct vocal style on the track.



  • Deep Purple: “Highway Star” (1972)

Deep Purple has always had a huge influence in heavy metal, especially as we know it today. The tempo starts fast and never lets up. Fast down-picked palm-muting that likely influenced Metallica’s guitarist, James Hetfield, fills every verse. Early metal screams dominate every chorus.



  • Axel Rudi Pell: “Cry Of The Gypsy” (1987)

This song is a magic, Axel plays with the combination of single notes and the chord progress, the tone of his guitar has gone out of the world.


  1. Stryper: “Soldiers Under Command” (1985)

This band has lots of not heavy metal songs in the 80s. This song begins with a heavy riff with great guitar harmonies and a number of screams from high metal.


  1. Dio: “Holy Diver” (1983)

This is an excellent song and is a redemption of Chris.


  1. Led Zeppelin: “Immigrant Song” (1970)

This song features a punchy riff and deafening screams, which pave the way for heavy metal in the later time.


  1. Metallica: “Master Of Puppers” (1986)

Fast parts, slow parts, melodic parts, acoustic parts, amazing lead parts, amazing rhythm parts, great vocals, great lyrics, great drums, great bass. What more could you ask for?


  1. Metallica: “One” (1988)

This is not only Metallica's best song, but it's the best heavy metal song of all time!


  1. Painkiller: “Judas Priest” (1990)

This song is the essence of hevy/speed metal! Fast, brutal and unstoppable, this song make people loose their minds!

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