Here are my top five picks for coolest metal songs about historical events, happenings, or people.
1. Iron Maiden – Paschendale (WWI, French-Belgian line)
2. Ard Ri Na Heireann – Cruachan (Brian Boru)
3. Achilles – Jag Panzer (Greek mythology)*
4. Jeckyll Island – Sons of Liberty (creation of Federal Reserve)**
5.Uchulainn – Cruachan (Chuchulainn / Hound of Ulster, Irish mythology)
To see something really cool, here’s Chris Broderick from Jag Panzer/Megadeth playing Mozart:
*Probably the best opera metal band out there.
**Side project of guitarist from Iced Earth.