metal The Best Metal Songs About Loneliness  

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Metal songs often express feelings of loneliness and melancholia. These types of songs can be quite powerful, making for an excellent listen if you’re feeling lost or alone. Whether you need a good cry or just need to find a metal song that perfectly sums up your feelings of loneliness or isolation, these lonely hard rock songs will fit the bill.  

What makes for great hard rock songs about being lonely? Aside from the pounding guitar riffs, a lot of the great metal songs about being alone can help you reflect on your own feelings about social isolation, relying on powerful, heartfelt lyrics that cut to the core.

Everyone feels lonely at one time or another, even when surrounded by other people. Yes, being alone can be incredibly painful, but it can also be cathartic. Take time to listen to these hard rock songs about loneliness, and hopefully you can connect with the music in some way. Some of these songs are about people enduring great pain, but others encourage endurance in life, and the ability to overcome that pain.

Do you have a particular loneliness metal song that isn’t listed here? Feel free to add it to the list, and by all means, rerank your own list, too.

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Lonely Day System of a Down

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I'm Broken Pantera

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Dear God Avenged Sevenfold

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No More Tears Ozzy Osbourne

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I Stand Alone - Godsmack is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Metal Songs About Loneliness
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Here Come the Tears Judas Priest

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Alone Again Dokken

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The Idol W.A.S.P.

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Live in a Hole Pantera

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Breath Breaking Benjamin

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Solitude Candlemass

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Forsaken As I Lay Dying

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Crippled & Broken Kataklysm

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Solitaire/Unraveling Mushroomhead

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Alone in the Dark Testament

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Forever Stratovarius

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Vacuum Crowbar

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Hollowman Entombed

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Oblivion Mastodon

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The End of This Chapter Sonata Arctica

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Day 69 Decapitated

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Loneliness of 1000 Years Revolution Renaissance

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Alone Amorphis

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Jane Doe Converge

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Slice Paper Wrists Poison the Well

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Leaves The Gathering

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O Solitude Pantheist

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Days of Nothing The Foreshadowing