Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

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Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby Pierre » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:49 am

Here's one for StevieFan13 project of the top 1990s songs: Metal Hammer just dropped a timely list of the top 100 metal songs of the decade. Happy? :mrgreen:

Anyway, there's a 1-song-per-album rule. Here's the link and further down the list, as usual:

http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-08-10/ ... of-the-90s

#10 is a surprise.

1 | Korn | Blind | 1994
2 | Pantera | Walk | 1992
3 | Machine Head | Davidian | 1994
4 | Rage Against the Machine | Killing in the Name | 1991
5 | Sepultura | Roots Bloody Roots | 1996
6 | Metallica | Sad But True | 1991
7 | Nine Inch Nails | Closer | 1994
8 | Soundgarden | Black Hole Sun | 1994
9 | Slipknot | (sic) | 1999
10 | Nirvana | Smells Like Teen Spirit | 1991
11 | System of a Down | Sugar | 1998
12 | Alice in Chains | Rooster | 1992
13 | Deftones | My Own Summer (Shove It) | 1997
14 | Marilyn Manson | The Beautiful People | 1996
15 | Megadeth | Hangar 18 | 1990
16 | Emperor | I Am the Black Wizards | 1994
17 | Pantera | Cowboys from Hell | 1990
18 | Sepultura | Refuse/Resist | 1993
19 | Judas Priest | Painkiller | 1990
20 | Rammstein | Du Hast | 1997
21 | Korn | Freak on a Leash | 1998
22 | Body Count | Cop Killer | 1992
23 | Rob Zombie | Dragula | 1998
24 | Soundgarden | Jesus Christ Pose | 1991
25 | The Prodigy | Firestarter | 1997
26 | Rage Against the Machine | Bulls on Parade | 1996
27 | Pearl Jam | Alive | 1991
28 | At the Gates | Slaughter of the Soul | 1995
29 | Guns N' Roses | You Could Be Mine | 1991
30 | Ministry | Jesus Built My Hotrod | 1992
31 | Nirvana | Heart-Shaped Box | 1993
32 | Mayhem | Freezing Moon | 1994
33 | Tool | Stinkfist | 1996
34 | Darkthrone | A Blaze in the Northern Sky | 1992
35 | Jane's Addiction | Been Caught Stealing | 1990
36 | Cannibal Corpse | Hammer Smashed Face | 1992
37 | Korn | Falling Away from Me | 1999
38 | Faith No More | Midlife Crisis | 1992
39 | Slayer | Dead Skin Mask | 1990
40 | Smashing Pumpkins | Tonight, Tonight | 1995
41 | Clutch | I Have the Body of John Wilkes Booth | 1995
42 | Marilyn Manson | The Dope Show | 1998
43 | The Dillinger Escape Plan | 43% Burnt | 1999
44 | Meshuggah | Future Breed Machine | 1995
45 | Type O Negative | My Girlfriend's Girlfriend | 1996
46 | Refused | New Noise | 1998
47 | Monster Magnet | Space Lord | 1998
48 | Pantera | Floods | 1996
49 | Entombed | Left Hand Path | 1990
50 | Opeth | Demon of the Fall | 1998
51 | White Zombie | More Human Than Human | 1995
52 | Morbid Angel | Fall from Grace | 1991
53 | Paradise Lost | Hallowed Land | 1995
54 | Iron Maiden | Fear of the Dark | 1992
55 | Cradle of Filth | Cruelty Brought Thee Orchids | 1998
56 | Strapping Young Lad | Detox | 1997
57 | Fear Factory | Replica | 1995
58 | Neurosis | Locust Star | 1996
59 | Carcass | Heartwork | 1993
60 | Rage Against the Machine | Guerrilla Radio | 1999
61 | Sepultura | Arise | 1991
62 | Down | Stone the Crow | 1995
63 | Type O Negative | Everything Dies | 1999
64 | Cathedral | Hopkins (The Witchfinder General) | 1995
65 | Deftones | Engine No. 9 | 1995
66 | Marilyn Manson | Lunchbox | 1994
67 | Pantera | I'm Broken | 1994
68 | Tool | Sober | 1993
69 | Eyehategod | Dixie Whiskey | 1996
70 | Nine Inch Nails | The Day the World Went Away | 1999
71 | In Flames | Jotun | 1997
72 | Ozzy Osbourne | Mama, I'm Coming Home | 1991
73 | Darkthrone | Transilvanian Hunger | 1994
74 | Amorphis | Black Winter Day | 1994
75 | Guns N' Roses | November Rain | 1991
76 | Electric Wizard | Wizard in Black | 1997
77 | Immortal | The Sun No Longer Rises | 1993
78 | Anthrax | Only | 1993
79 | Pearl Jam | Rearviewmirror | 1993
80 | Kyuss | Gardenia | 1994
81 | Death | Trapped in a Corner | 1993
82 | Cradle of Filth | The Forest Whispers My Name | 1994
83 | Limp Bizkit | Nookie | 1999
84 | Megadeth | Sweating Bullets | 1992
85 | Suffocation | Infecting the Crypts | 1991
86 | Entombed | Wolverine Blues | 1993
87 | Corrosion of Conformity | Dance of the Dead | 1991
88 | Metallica | Until It Sleeps | 1996
89 | Opeth | Face of Melinda | 1999
90 | Meshuggah | New Millenium Cyanide Christ | 1998
91 | Life of Agony | Lost at 22 | 1995
92 | Emperor | Thus Spake the Nightspirit | 1997
93 | Queens of the Stone Age | Avon | 1998
94 | Napalm Death | Twist the Knife (Slowly) | 1994
95 | Melvins | Honey Bucket | 1993
96 | Voivod | Jack Luminous | 1993
97 | Testament | Riding the Snake | 1999
98 | Faith No More | The Gentle Art of Making Enemies | 1995
99 | Snot | Snot | 1997
100 | Mr. Bungle | Carousel | 1991

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Re: Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:51 pm

Nice! Throwing some metal into the mix. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" being here doesn't surprise me all that much; you already said Nevermind is a pretty frequent presence on metal album lists, so it makes sense that they'd single out its most famous song. Plus, they throw in all the other famous grunge acts as well. Putting them behind Korn, though? Yeah, I dunno...
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Re: Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:55 pm

"November Rain," "Tonight, Tonight," and "Firestarter" don't strike me as particularly metal, though (the most metal song off Mellon Collie would probably be "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"). Also, where's Green Day? Do they count?
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Re: Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby Pierre » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:19 pm

StevieFan13 wrote: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" being here doesn't surprise me all that much; you already said Nevermind is a pretty frequent presence on metal album lists, so it makes sense that they'd single out its most famous song. Plus, they throw in all the other famous grunge acts as well.


I was sort of sarcastic, to be honest ;)

StevieFan13 wrote:"November Rain," "Tonight, Tonight," and "Firestarter" don't strike me as particularly metal, though (the most metal song off Mellon Collie would probably be "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"). Also, where's Green Day? Do they count?


Yeah, there's some oddball stuff there too. Except for "November Rain", as this kind of power ballads is easily associated with the metal culture, especially if it comes from an acknowledged hard rock act. The other two are pretty weird however. And you're right, it looks like aside from some post-hardcore (and by some, I mean Refused), punk wasn't very acknowledged in this list.

Well, I'm done digging the TeamRock website archives. There are also shitloads of top 10s, genre-specific lists, a weirdly compiled top 300 around 2010 that I chose to leave because the eligibility might be very dubious, and unfortunately a top 50 Queen songs from 2006 that is only available to subscribers (dang!), and the top 100 metal albums of the 90's that comes with this list and is also only available to subscribers. Gee.

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Re: Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:32 pm

Pierre wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" being here doesn't surprise me all that much; you already said Nevermind is a pretty frequent presence on metal album lists, so it makes sense that they'd single out its most famous song. Plus, they throw in all the other famous grunge acts as well.


I was sort of sarcastic, to be honest ;)

StevieFan13 wrote:"November Rain," "Tonight, Tonight," and "Firestarter" don't strike me as particularly metal, though (the most metal song off Mellon Collie would probably be "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"). Also, where's Green Day? Do they count?


Yeah, there's some oddball stuff there too. Except for "November Rain", as this kind of power ballads is easily associated with the metal culture, especially if it comes from an acknowledged hard rock act. The other two are pretty weird however. And you're right, it looks like aside from some post-hardcore (and by some, I mean Refused), punk wasn't very acknowledged in this list.

Well, I'm done digging the TeamRock website archives. There are also shitloads of top 10s, genre-specific lists, a weirdly compiled top 300 around 2010 that I chose to leave because the eligibility might be very dubious, and unfortunately a top 50 Queen songs from 2006 that is only available to subscribers (dang!), and the top 100 metal albums of the 90's that comes with this list and is also only available to subscribers. Gee.

I had a subscription for a while - maybe I'll renew it quickly and dig those two up.
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Re: Metal Hammer: The 100 best metal songs of the 90's (2017)

Postby Pierre » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:40 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:
Pierre wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" being here doesn't surprise me all that much; you already said Nevermind is a pretty frequent presence on metal album lists, so it makes sense that they'd single out its most famous song. Plus, they throw in all the other famous grunge acts as well.


I was sort of sarcastic, to be honest ;)

StevieFan13 wrote:"November Rain," "Tonight, Tonight," and "Firestarter" don't strike me as particularly metal, though (the most metal song off Mellon Collie would probably be "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"). Also, where's Green Day? Do they count?


Yeah, there's some oddball stuff there too. Except for "November Rain", as this kind of power ballads is easily associated with the metal culture, especially if it comes from an acknowledged hard rock act. The other two are pretty weird however. And you're right, it looks like aside from some post-hardcore (and by some, I mean Refused), punk wasn't very acknowledged in this list.

Well, I'm done digging the TeamRock website archives. There are also shitloads of top 10s, genre-specific lists, a weirdly compiled top 300 around 2010 that I chose to leave because the eligibility might be very dubious, and unfortunately a top 50 Queen songs from 2006 that is only available to subscribers (dang!), and the top 100 metal albums of the 90's that comes with this list and is also only available to subscribers. Gee.

I had a subscription for a while - maybe I'll renew it quickly and dig those two up.


Hey, that'd be great - especially for the Queen songs list. Regarding the 90's albums, it might be necessary to check whether it has the same limitation as the 21st century albums did (i.e. inclusion of public vote), but I don't see any mention of it, so I guess it's OK.


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