By definition, this means they cover music or other forms of entertainment beyond metal. I get a perverse kind of fun watching what they say in their year-end posts, in part because they write for a broader audience that on average is less knowledgable about metal. And here it is:. When I see a year-end list like this one, I usually have one and sometimes two immediate reactions. But I listened to all four of those songs for the first time. Best metal song of the year? Not for me, and not in the Top 10 either. Yes indeed.
The best metal songs of display how wide-ranging the genre has become. While all of the tunes fit within the metal universe, several of these bands are vastly different from one another. After much debate, we've compiled our list of the 10 Best Metal Songs of , which features songs from veteran metal pioneers, extreme metal mavens, metalcore heroes, experimental acts and much more. In celebration of the year in metal, check out our picks for the 10 Best Metal Songs of below:. The album starts off with 'Cycles of Suffering,' which is an instantaneous punch delivered to the gut. Frank Mullen 's gutturals being immediately brutal as an all out riffing assault bombards the listener and brings the pain. The Dillinger Escape Plan are one of modern metal's most dynamic and unpredictable bands, both live and in the studio. Each member's wide range of influences all intertwine with each other as Dillinger add to their growing legacy.
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Metal has come a long way across the past two decades. Head below for the top metal songs of the past 20 years that helped define the genre we hear today. Converge defined modern hardcore with their album Jane Doe. This pushed them to new heights as they became one of the most talked-about acts within and outside of metal. Particularly with Toxicity , they deliver a straight banger from beginning to end. Lateralus is arguably their most well-composed record, concisely representing every facet of their music. The title track is a definitive moment of not only their career but also prog as a whole.