With some of the greatest heavy metal bands producing new hits, it's hard to pinpoint the best heavy metal songs of 2018. In 2018, metal remains an evocative genre that strives to use bold sounds and lyrics to elicit a powerful reaction from an audience. Which of the new metal songs are truly the best? Help us decide below.
Featuring metalcore bands (The Plot in You, For the Fallen Dreams), industrial metal bands (Ministry, Megaherz), and classic metal bands (Judas Priest, Megadeth), this list of 2018 metal songs includes all genres of heavy metal rock music.
Which 2018 heavy metal songs had you hooked right away? From popular songs that topped the metal charts to more obscure hits, it's all listed below for you to peruse. Help decide the best metal songs of the year by giving your favorites a thumbs up. Please feel free to add any great tunes that are missing.
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Lightning StrikeJudas Priest
Wishing WellsParkway Drive
On My TeethUnderoath
Calm Before The StormLight the Torch
Die AloneLight the Torch
Jason Buhrmester added Giza ButlerSleep
A HomeRivers of Nihil
Only One WayCode Orange
Ex MachinaPop Evil
HydroDrop added Thank God It's Friday Ice Nine Kills