Heavy metal means something different for everyone. It could be how you rebel against your parents. Between the fantastic vocals and excellent riffs, the entire album blew my mind. Fifteen years have passed since then. Which is why I think I owe it to myself — and anyone who stumbles upon this article — to list what I consider to be the fifteen greatest heavy metal songs ever written. That means no power, thrash, or glam metal songs unless they really define that heavy metal sound Sorry, Metallica!
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Popoff put together this book by requesting thousands of heavy metal fans, musicians, and journalists to send in their favorite metal songs. Almost 18, individual votes were tallied and entered into a database from which the final rankings were derived. Martin Popoff then began interviewing the bands that made the final grade, reviewing each track and digging into the history of each song that made the final list. Additionally, some of the top metal performers were polled and their lists displayed in the book. It also contains hundreds of quotes from dozens of well-known artists as well as several underground bands and artists who have left a mark on the metal scene. The book designates the following songs as the best of all time:  . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Last Updated on April 2, by Klaus Crow. Bigstock photo The first metal band I really digged was Iron Maiden. I guess I was about ten years old. I loved their music instantly. What was there not to love? Years later when I went to high school I got to know some dudes that were into death metal. The genre was something I had to get accustomed to. To be honest, it really had to grow on me, but there was something that fascinated me and I was drawn to it. The degree of loudness in the music was introduced to me backwards. Starting with Slayer and Obituary and followed by more popular bands like Metallica and Megadeth.