Our list of 10 sad funeral songs of the 90’s is a compilation of some of the best ballads and songs of remembrance from the 90’s. These songs will help you remember loved ones that have passed on to the other side during the era known as the 90’s. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 10 sad funeral songs of the 90’s in no particular order.
- Black Sabbath “After All (The Dead)” This classic by heavy metal great Black Sabbath is a heavy ballad with awesome riffs and lyrics. “After All (The Dead)” is a great song to remember your loved one by that you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come.
- Alice in Chains “Over Now” Off of their self-titled album, “Over Now” is another classic sad funeral song. “Over Now” exemplifies the sadness and the relief of a life well-lived. Besides being a sad funeral song that will make you remember your loved one, “Over Now” is an excellent rock ballad for all listeners.
- Metallica “Bleeding Me” This classic by heavy metal favorite Metallica exemplifies the human experience of suffering and death. “Bleeding Me” is an eight-minute classic with awesome riffs, chilling vocals, and a sadness that will touch all of its listeners.
- Ozzy Osborne “No More Tears” “No More Tears” is another metal classic by one Ozzy Osborne.” “No More Tears” describes the pain felt between lovers after a death that comes far too young. This classic will quickly become one of your favorites because of the sheer emotion in this rock classic.
- Nirvana “Heart Shaped Box” Written before his early departure from this world, Kurt Cobain’s classic, “Heart Shaped Box,” exemplifies the love and confinement of a young couple. “Heart Shaped Box” is a classic with its slow-paced, rhythmic guitars, haunting vocals, and awesome music video.
- Rammstein “Seemann” Taking a look to our neighbors in Germany, Rammstein’s classic “Seemann” exemplifies the sadness between lovers and the journey towards death to be together again. “Seemann” is a great tune for its excellent vocals, classic bass riffs, and memorable music video.
- Dir en Grey “Mazohyst of Decadence” Taking a different perspective on sad funeral songs, “Mazohyst of Decadence” shows the sadness felt by a mother and her aborted child. This song is extremely haunting with its tantalizing vocals, sad guitar riffs, and passionate lyrics.
- Mad Season “Lifeless Dead” Another classic by the popular grunge band Mad Season, “Lifeless Dead” shows the sadness felt by those who are seeking death that feel like they’re already living corpses. “Lifeless Dead” is a great tune not only for its sad nature, but the positive attitude that some feel towards death as being a release from the confines of life.
- X Japan “Art Of Life” Certainly the longest song on this list, “Art Of Life” is a twenty-nine minute experience that details the experience of life and death through the modem of love. “Art Of Life,” composed by power metal classic X Japan, is an excellent ballad with its memorable piano solos, numerous guitar solos, and English lyrics that exemplify the human experience.
- Malice Mizer “Regret” We end our list with a classic instrumental song. “Regret,” composed by the late Malice Mizer drummer Kozi and former vocalist Gackt, expresses the sadness felt by one’s regret for past decisions with the regret of not being able to make-up for these past occurrences. “Regret” is a great sad funeral song due to the sheer emotion placed within the song.
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