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Old 11-07-2010, 08:54 PM
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:31 AM
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I'm only including true metal ballads, not hair metal pop ballads. Of all of these, I'd say LitW, ToBH, F2B, and WOM are my absolute favorites, but I really like the rest too. Fade to Black is my number one.

Black Sabbath - Lonely is the Word
Bruce Dickinson - Navigate The Seas Of The Sun
Dio - I Could Have Been A Dreamer
DragonForce - Trail Of Broken Hearts
DragonForce - Starfire
Dream Theater - Another Day
Iced Earth - Watching Over Me
Iron Maiden - Wasting Love
Judas Priest - Angel
Megadeth - A Tout Le Monde
Metallica - Fade to Black
Metallica - One *If it counts*
Metallica - Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Ozzy Osbourne - Diary of a Madman
Pantera - Cemetery Gates
Queensr˙che - Silent Lucidity *Not really a true metal ballad, but I like this song so yeah.*
Scorpions - Still Loving You *Same with this one*
Slipknot - Vermilion pt. 2
Sonata Arctica - Replica

Honorable Mention: S.O.D. - The Ballad of Jimi Hendrix
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:09 AM
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Bruce Dickinson - Tears of the Dragon
Skid Row - Quicksand Jesus
Iced Earth - Watching Over Me
Dio - As Long As It's Not About Love
Pantera - Cemetery Gates
Queensryche - Another Rainy Night (Without You)

There are definitely some more...

7/2 Primordial
13/2 BLS
3/3 Sanctuary
9/3 Fozzy
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by MPF View Post
I count it as a ballad,

Pantera- Floods
Never really thought of that as a Ballad but its a fucking epic kick ass song none the less....
8/31 - Sleep
10/19 - D.R.I
11/10 - Judas Priest
11/14 - Slayer
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:48 PM
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Slipknot - Vermilion pt. 2

I love that song. The haters can suck it.

And nice honorable mention, though I personally prefer the Ballad of Kurt Cobain.
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:04 PM
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I don't think a lot of these songs count as ballads. Just because a metal band records a song with dynamics (acoustic guitars, piano, softer parts) in addition to the heavy parts, doesn't make it a ballad.
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:45 PM
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Iron Maiden - Blood Brothers
Stone Sour - Bother, Through Glass, Hesitate

And the grestest ballads of all time, metal or otherwise, is of course, the entire Phil Collins solo catalogue.. RIGHTEOUS
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Maiden33 View Post
I don't think a lot of these songs count as ballads. Just because a metal band records a song with dynamics (acoustic guitars, piano, softer parts) in addition to the heavy parts, doesn't make it a ballad.
This is why I cannot come up with a damn list >_<
What makes a song a ballad?
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Old 11-09-2010, 12:36 AM
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Edguy -- Land Of The Miracle
Rhapsody Of Fire -- Il Canto Del Vento
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Old 11-09-2010, 08:01 AM
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Judas Priest- Beyond The Realms of Death
Metallica- Fade To Black
Iron Maiden- Infinite Dreams
Overkill- The Years of Decay
Pantera- Cemetary Gates
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