Songs The Best Songs About Evil  

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Have you ever wondered if you were evil, or haunted by an evil force?  Well, you're not alone. Our ranked list of the best evil songs proves that evil has afflicted artists in every music genre. It will not be hard to find your favorite song about evil or with evil in the title, from this eclectic list. It includes obvious choices like AC/DC's "Evil Walks," and more unexpected artists like the legendary Aretha Franklin with her "Evil Gal Blues."

In 2009 on the popular HBO show, Flight of the Conchords, the character of Jemaine infamously wrote on screen and sang about an evil hearted woman.  Some say, "Demon Woman" became the most memorable song of that hit series, but give it a listen and decide for yourself.

What is your favorite evil song? Vote for them in the poll below, and add any songs if they're not already here.
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Electric Light Orchestra

2
24 10
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Carlos Santana, Santana

3
22 10
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Black Sabbath

4
14 4
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The Doobie Brothers

5
15 7
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AC/DC

6
15 8
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7 1
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Blue Öyster Cult

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11 5
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Black Sabbath

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14 10
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Iron Maiden

10
9 5
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Grand Funk Railroad

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slaft added Metallica

12
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slaft added Judas Priest

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8 5
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Dio

14
5 2
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Whitesnake

15
5 2
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Debbie Harry

16
4 1
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Albert King

17
8 6
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Black Sabbath

18
7 5
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Fleetwood Mac

19
7 5
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Bo Diddley

20
6 4
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Pat Benatar

21
6 4
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22
6 4
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Deep Purple

23
5 3
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The Yardbirds

24
4 2
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Styx

25
4 2
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punksnotdead added Spooky Tooth

26
4 2
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Pat Benatar

27
3 1
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Johnny Winter

28
3 1
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Three Dog Night

29
3 1
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Bad Company

30
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Steve Miller Band

31
2 0
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David Byrne

32
7 6
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Crow

33
6 5
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Aretha Franklin

34
6 5
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Pearl Jam

35
5 4
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Television

36
5 4
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5 4
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Frank Zappa

38
4 3
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Danzig

39
4 3
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Dusty Springfield

40
4 3
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Dream Theater

41
4 3
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Emerson, Lake & Palmer

42
4 3
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Chuck Schuldiner

43
3 2
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Manic Street Preachers

44
3 2
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The Kinks

45
2 1
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Black Flag

46
2 1
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Joe Bonamassa

47
1 0
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49
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Ian Gillan, Gillan & Glover, Roger Glover

50
3 3
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Ella Fitzgerald