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Best Metal Love Songs of All Time

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Best Metal Love Songs of All Time

Best Metal Love Songs of All Time

1. “Love You to Death”

Artist: Type O Negative

Genre: Gothic Metal, Haunted Metal, Doom Metal

Year Released: 1996

Facts About “Love You to Death”

  • “Love You to Death” is one of the best gothic metal love songs by Type O Negative for their fourth album October Rust.
  • Josh Silver and Peter Steele produced this single in 1996 under Roadrunner Records.
  • “Love You to Death” is one of the band’s best-known songs.
  • The song is a song perfect for weddings or anniversaries.
  • The single has a sexy and erotic vibe suitable for couples who are truly deeply in love.
  • Type O Negative depicts psychotic love.

2. “This Love”

Artist: Pantera

Genre: Power Ballad, Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1991

Facts About “This Love”

  • “This Love” is a ballad love song by Pantera, a heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas.
  • The track is from Pantera’s best-selling album Vulgar Display of Power.
  • “This Love” is one of Pantera’s most famous songs.
  • The single peaked at #10 on the 50 Best Pantera songs ranked by Metal Hammer, a monthly heavy metal and rock music magazine.
  • Loudwire, an American online magazine, placed the single on the 10 Best Pantera Songs list.
  • The metal song is about the story of vocalist Phil Anselmo’s past relationship.

3. “N.I.B.”

Artist: Black Sabbath

Genre: Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1970

Facts About "N.I.B."

  • "N.I.B." is an English metal love song released by Black Sabbath in 1970.
  • Geezer Butler, the band's bassist, composed the song's lyrics with the devil Lucifer in mind.
  • The song's composer revealed that the song is about the devil falling in love and thoroughly changing to the right person.
  • A few of the notable covers of this song are that of Ozzy Osbourne and Primus.

4. “Love?”

Artist: Strapping Young Lad

Genre: Metal, Progressive Metal

Year Released: 2005

Facts About “Love?”

  • “Love?” is a love song interpreting love as an evolutionary device designed to produce offspring.
  • “Love?” is an anthropological perspective of love.
  • Devin Townsend wrote this breakthrough single of Strapping Young Lad.
  • Devin Townsend revealed that the track is an ironic examination of what it meant to be responsible.

5. “A Little Piece of Heaven”

Artist: Avenged Sevenfold

Genre: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock

Year Released: 2007

Facts About “A Little Piece of Heaven”

  • “A Little Piece of Heaven” is a dark and heavy metal love song about a couple living together.
  • The music is horrifying and affectionate at the same time because the couple gets married in death for the rest of their unnatural life.
  • The track debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200.

6. “With Her, I Die”

Artist: Poisonblack

Genre: Metal

Year Released: 2003

Facts About “With Her, I Die”

  • “With Her, I Die” is a metal love song of Poisonblack from their album Escapexstacy.
  • Poisonblack is a Finnish gothic metal band from Oulu, Finland.
  • Some critics interpret this song as a love song that talks about heroin and some interpret it as sex.

7. “I Need Your Love”

Artist: High Spirits

Genre: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Year Released: 2014

Facts About “I Need Your Love”

  • “I Need Your Love” is a metal song of High Spirits for their album You Are Here.
  • Hells Headbangers Records produced the track in 2014.
  • The song is about missing someone and seeking for love.

8. “Right Here in My Arms”

Artist: HIM

Genre: Alternative Metal

Year Released: 1999

Facts About “Right Here in My Arms”

  • “Right Here in My Arms” is the second metal single from HIM’s album Razorblade Romance.
  • Ville Valo, a Finnish rock star and multi-instrumentalist, wrote the song.
  • The intense piece depicts a deeply in love guy with a girl who doesn’t feel the same way. girl
  • The song is a poetic, sad, and realistically lifelike.

9. “When the Wild Wind Blows”

Artist: Iron Maiden

Genre: Metal

Year Released: 2010

Facts About “When the Wild Wind Blows”

  • “When the Wild Wind Blows” is an 11-minute track from Iron Maiden’s 15th studio album The Final Frontier.
  • Steve Harris, the founder of Iron Maiden, wrote the song as the band’s fifth-longest song.
  • The song has a different rhythm from what Iron Maiden did before.
  • The band revealed and told Billboard Magazine that the song has a very complicated arrangement, and they had to learn in sections.
  • The track’s inspiration was Raymond Briggs’ graphic novel entitled When the Wind Blows.

10. “Close My Eyes Forever”

Artist: Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne

Genre: Hard Rock, Glam Metal

Year Released: 1989

Facts About “Close My Eyes Forever”

  • “Close My Eyes Forever” is a love song duet by Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne.
  • Ford and Osbourne accidentally wrote this song in the studio while they were both drunk.
  • The song peaked at #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and reached #25 on the U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks Chart.
  • “Close My Eyes Forever” is Osbourne’s highest-charting single of his full career.

11. “Love Zone”

Artist: Judas Priest

Genre: Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1988

Facts About “Love Zone”

  • “Love Zone” is a third metal love song by Judas Priest from their album Ram It Down.
  • Rob Halford, K. Downing, and Glenn Tipton wrote this song in 1988.
  • Judas Priest produced this song with Tom Allom.
  • Although the track was not a smashing success, the song displays a lot of horny and hotlines.

12. “Girl in the Slayers Jacket”

Artist: Pig Destroyer

Genre: Death Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal

Year Released: 2007

Facts About "Girl in the Slayers Jacket"

  • "Girl in the Slayers Jacket" is an exciting metal song from Pig Destroyer's Phantom Limb.
  • Scott Hull produced the "Girl in the Slayer Jacket" in 2007.
  • J.R. Hayes, an American musician, vocalist, and lyricist of the band, wrote this song.
  • The metal love song details the life and death of a girl who hung herself from McLean's overpass.
  • The last verse of the brutal song hints that the slayer jacket girl lost her innocence at the age of five.

13. “Falling in Love”

Artist: Scorpions

Genre: Rock Music, Classic Rock

Year Released: 1980

Facts About “Falling in Love”

  • “Falling in Love” is a metal song about starry-eyed lovers finding and professing their love.
  • “Falling in Love” is a song recorded by Scorpions for their album Animal Magnetism.
  • Dieter Dierks, a German musician, sound engineer, and producer, produced this song in 1980
  • Herman Rarebell, a German musician, known as the drummer for the band Scorpions, composed its lyrics.

14. “L.O.V.E. Machine”

Artist: W.A.S.P.

Genre: Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1984

Facts About "L.O.V.E. Machine"

  • "L.O.V.E. Machine" is a 1984 song by W.A.S.P. from their self-titled album W.A.S.P.
  • "L.O.V.E. Machine" is a metal track about carnality.
  • The song is all about being hot and wild love.
  • Blackie Lawless, the band's lead singer, and rhythm guitarist, composed the song's lyrics.

15. “You’re in Love”

Artist: Ratt

Genre: Glam Metal, Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1985

Facts About "You're in Love"

  • "You're in Love" is a heavy metal love song of the American band Ratt for their album Invasion of Your Privacy.
  • The track was the second single released from the record by Atlantic Records, Ratt's record label.
  • Ratt's bassist Juan Croucier composed the song's lyrics with Stephen Pearcy, the band's lead singer.
  • The single reached #89 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #34 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart.

16. “The Death of Love”

Artist: Cradle of Filth

Genre: Extreme Metal

Year Released: 2008

Facts About “The Death of Love”

  • “The Death of Love” is a metal love song from the Cradle of Filth’s 2008 album Godspeed on the Devil’s Thunder.
  • The song is about Joan of Arc being burned at stake.
  • The song also depicts Joan of Arc’s lover going crazy and becoming a criminal.
  • They released a music video of the track on July 31, 2009.
  • The album reached #48 on the Billboard 200 Chart and #73 on the U.K. Albums Chart.

17. “Prisoner of Your Eyes”

Artist: Judas Priest

Genre: Heavy Metal

Year Released: 1982

Facts About “Prisoner of Your Eyes”

  • “Prisoner of Your Eyes” is a metal love song of Judas Priest for the album Screaming for Vengeance.
  • “Prisoner of Your Eyes” is a love song about a man in love with someone, but their relationship ended a long ago.
  • The track is a song of unrequited love.
  • “Prisoner of Your Eyes” has a theatrical and rocky vibe.

18. “Hold on to My Heart”

Artist: W.A.S.P.

Genre: Metal Music

Year Released: 1992

Facts About “Hold on to My Heart”

  • “Hold on to My Heart” is the third single from W.A.S.P.’s 1992 concept album The Crimson Idol.
  • The track was one of Blackie’s most commercially oriented and emotional songs.
  • The single is about finding someone to take away the ache and anxiety of living without love.
  • The metal song’s guitar riffs are tender and smooth, which makes it very dynamic.

19. “Please Don’t Touch”

Artist: Johny Kidd and the Pirates

Genre: Rock and Roll

Year Released: 1959

Facts About “Please Don’t Touch”

  • “Please Don’t Touch” is the debut single of Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, an English rock and roll band.
  • The single peaked at #25 on the U.K. Singles Chart
  • One of the most notable cover versions of this song was Headgirl’s version.
  • Johny Kidd composed the lyrics of the song with Guy Robinson.

20. “Benighted”

Artist: Opeth

Genre: Progressive Death Metal, Progressive Rock

Year Released: 1999

Facts About “Benighted”

  • Opeth produced this relaxing song with Mikael Akerfeldt and Fredrik Nordstrom.
  • The song is about letting fears control beliefs.
  • It is a metal song that measures how strong your faith is.
  • It is a meetup between the outcast and Melinda wherein the outcast tries to convince her to abandon her superstition and run away with him.

21. “The End of Heartache”

Artist: Killswitch Engage

Genre: Metalcore

Year Released: 2004

Facts About “The End of Heartache”

  • “The End of Heartache” is the second single and title track of Killswitch Engage album The End of Heartache.
  • The single was Resident Evil: Apocalypse’s theme song for the movie.
  • The single peaked at #31 on the Mainstream Rock Chart.
  • “The End of Heartache” was the theme song for the professional wrestler Roderick Strong in Ring of Honor.

22. “Date with the Devil”

Artist: Mutoid Man

Genre: Metal

Year Released: 2017

Facts About “Date with the Devil”

  • “Date with the Devil” is a Mutoid Man’s metal love song from their album War Moans.
  • They recorded the track at Godcity Studios in Salem, Massachusetts.
  • Kurt Ballou, an American musician and producer and the guitarist of the metal band Converge, produced this single on June 2, 2017.

23. “Ruptured Heart Theory”

Artist: Eyehategod

Genre: Sludge Metal

Year Released: 1994

Facts About “Ruptured Heart Theory”

  • “Ruptured Heart Theory” is a metal love song of Eyehategod for their 1994 album 7” Vinyl.
  • They included the single on their 1996 album Dopesick.
  • The track then appeared on the Eyehategod’s 2006 Century Media reissue.
  • Mike Williams, an American singer, and songwriter, composed the lyrics of “Ruptured Heart Theory.”

24. “Lavatory Love Machine”

Artist: Edguy

Genre: Progressive Metal, Hard Rock

Year Released: 2004

Facts About "Lavatory Love Machine"

  • "Lavatory Love Machine" is a love song recorded by Edguy for their album Hellfire Club under Nuclear Blast Records.
  • "Lavatory Love Machine" peaked at #46 on the Swedish Singles Chart.
  • The single appeared on Edguy's compilation album The Singles.
  • Tobias Sammet, a German musician, singer, songwriter, and music producer, composed the track's lyrics.

25. “In Love”

Artist: Grave

Genre: Death Metal

Year Released: 1991

Facts About “In Love”

  • “In Love” is a Grave song for their album Into the Grave in 1991.
  • “In Love” is a metal love song that defies the saying “Until deaths do us part.”
  • The single depicts a lover who refuses to let the reaper put an end to their relationship.

Continuation List of the Best Metal Love Songs

Metal Love Songs List

Song TitleArtistYear Released

“Love Me Forever”

Motorhead

1991

“Snuff”

Slipknot

2008

“Feeling Free Again”

Manilla Road

1983

“Jet City Woman”

Queensryche

1990

“A Gothic Romance”

Cradle of Filth

1996

“Lady Death”

Tribulation

2018

“Nothing Else Matters”

Metallica

1991

“Turbo Lover”

Judas Priest

1986

“Creature of Desire”

Visigoth

2015

“Still Loving You”

Scorpions

1984

“Fata Morgana”

Fates Warning

1986

“Mama I’m Coming Home”

Ozzy Osbourne

1991

“Ghost Love Score”

Nightwish

2004

“I Remember You”

Skid Row

1989

“Change”

Deftones

2000

“Drown Together”

Sentenced

1998

“Love Bites”

Def Leppard

1987

“Die My Bride”

Murderdolls

2002

“Let Me Put My Love Into You”

AC/DC

1980

“If You Really, Really Love Me”

Steel Panther

2011

“You Could Be Mine”

Guns ‘N’ Roses

1991

“Speedin’ Back To My Baby”

Ace Frehley

1978

“Love Song”

Tesla

1989

“Angel”

Judas Priest

2005

“Closer”

Nine Inch Nails

1994

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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Comments

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on September 12, 2020:

Althought all are lole songs, they got my attention. Thanks.