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Theme Thursday: Heavy Metal Love Songs

In music, there isn’t lack for the love song.  Chalk it up to being a subject that’s easy to write about and that just about everyone can relate to it.  But, being the dissident that it is, happy-go-lucky love songs in metal are a rare commodity.  There are plenty of songs about love breaking ones heart and decimating your ex-girlfriend with a battle-axe or a brotherly love kinda thing, but on the subject of traditional love between two people is far and few in between.  And when a metal band does write a love song it usually shows the band taking a turn for the cheesy ballad style or going all sappy like Extreme’s “More Than Words”.

Here I have made up a playlist of heavy metal love songs ranging from black metal to traditional metal to ballads.  This was a more daunting task than I thought it would be at first so I had a little help from my friends on the THOM group (Thanks!).  Even though there are some bittersweet songs here I tried to focus on fun ones and ones with more of a happy ending.  I hope you and your special someone can make some sweet metal head love under starlight to these songs.  I would like to dedicate this post to my beautiful, awesome, smart, and amazing wife.  Ti amo tantissimo!   Enjoy!!  Peace Love and Metal!!!

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