metal The Best Metal Songs About Loneliness  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite metal and hard rock songs about loneliness and being alone.

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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Here Come the Tears Judas Priest

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No More Tears Ozzy Osbourne

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I Stand Alone - Godsmack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Metal Songs About Loneliness
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Alone Again Dokken

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Live in a Hole Pantera

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The Idol W.A.S.P.

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Breath Breaking Benjamin

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Alone in the Dark Testament

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Forsaken As I Lay Dying

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Solitude Candlemass

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Crippled & Broken Kataklysm

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Forever Stratovarius

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Vacuum Crowbar

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Solitaire/Unraveling Mushroomhead

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Oblivion Mastodon

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Day 69 Decapitated

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Hollowman Entombed

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The End of This Chapter Sonata Arctica

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Loneliness of 1000 Years Revolution Renaissance

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Alone Amorphis

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Leaves The Gathering

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O Solitude Pantheist

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