20 Best Songs About Evil

By Nico Gonzalez

Songs about evils are some of the darkest, mesmerizing, and intriguing tracks that a person can listen to. Whether it is about a personal battle with evil, or lyrics that tell a story of the devil himself, these songs are sure to send a chill down your spine. Here are the 20 best songs about evil:


Evil –   Interpol

Interpol - Evil (Official Video)

This song is about a battle with a demon in a person’s soul, and how evil is an internal struggle. Many people can relate to this idea, and the dark and brooding lyrics are perfect for a song about evil. Its lyrics are also very poetic and artistically written. Some of the lyrics include “I am your worst enemy/I am disease” and “The devil is alive and well/And he’s inside of me.” Also, the song’s music video is very dark and features a person battling with their inner demon.

Evil Woman –   Electric Light Orchestra

This song is about a woman who is so evil that she sucks the life out of men. It is a very catchy song, and the lyrics are fun and light-hearted, despite being about an evil woman. The artist, Electric Light Orchestra, is a well-known and iconic band, and this song is one of their most famous tracks. Its lyrics include “Evil woman, you’re a bad habit” and “Been a lovin’ you too long/I know I done you wrong.” The song sounds like it is about love, yet the lyrics are actually about an evil woman.

Intro: Boy Meets Evil –   BTS

Intro : Boy Meets Evil

This song is the introduction to BTS’s album, “Love Yourself: Her.” It is a dark and haunting song that sets the tone for the rest of the album. The lyrics are about a boy who meets evil, and how it changes him forever. It is a very powerful song, and showcases the band’s amazing vocal skills. Its lyrics include “Boy meets evil/and it changes everything” and “My heart surrenders to the darkness/It’s the beginning of a new era.”

Evil Angel –   Breaking Benjamin

Breaking Benjamin - Evil Angel [HQ]

This song is about a man who is in love with an evil angel, and how she has ruined his life. The lyrics are very dark and emotional, and the artist, Breaking Benjamin, is a well-known and popular band. Some of the lyrics include “You’re an evil angel/And you’ve taken everything” and “How could this happen to me/I’m in love with an angel of the night.” The song is a ballad, and is very slow and powerful.

Evil Eye –   Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand - Evil Eye (Official Video)

This song is about the devil, and how he is always watching. It is a fast-paced and upbeat song, with dark and sinister lyrics. The artist, Franz Ferdinand, is a popular band that has been around for many years. Some of the lyrics include “The devil’s eye is upon you/And he’s gonna get you in the end” and “He’s always watching you/With that evil eye.” The song is very catchy and easy to listen to, despite being about the devil.

The Evil That Men Do –   Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden - The Evil That Men Do (Official Video)

This song is about the devil, and how he tempts people into doing evil things. The lyrics are dark and heavy, and the artist, Iron Maiden, is a well-known metal band. Some of the lyrics include “The evil that men do lives after them/The good is oft interred with their bones” and “So what is the evil that men do/The answer my friend is blowing’ in the wind.” The song’s music video features a man walking around and doing evil things, such as stealing and hurting people.

Evil and a Heathen –   Franz Ferdinand

Evil And Heathen - Franz Ferdinand

This song is about the devil, and how he is always tempting people into doing evil things. The lyrics are dark and heavy, and the artist, Franz Ferdinand, is a well-known band that has been around for many years. Some of the lyrics include “The devil’s always knocking/But I won’t let him in” and “The devil’s in the details/And he’s got a hold of me.” The song is very catchy and easy to listen to, despite being about the devil.

Evil in a Closet –   In Flames

In Flames - Evil in a Closet [Lyrics in Video]

This song is about a person who is struggling with their inner demons, and how they are trying to fight the evil that is inside of them. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, In Flames, is a popular metal band. Some of the lyrics include “There’s evil in a closet/And it’s been waiting for me” and “I’m trying to fight/But I know it’s inside of me.” The song is very dark and slow, yet extremely powerful.

Necessary Evil –   Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Necessary Evil (Official Video)

This song is about a person who is struggling with their inner demons, and how they are trying to fight the evil that is inside of them. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, is a popular band. Some of the lyrics include “There’s a devil in my closet/And it’s been waiting for me” and “I’m trying to fight/But I know it’s inside of me.” The song is very dark and slow, yet extremely powerful.

Evil Ways –   Santana

Evil Ways ~ Santana

This song is about a person who has done terrible things, and feels like they can never change. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Santana, is a well-known band that has been around for many years. Some of the lyrics include “And I have my own ways/Of coping with life’s little changes” and “I can’t seem to get away from these evil ways.” The song is very dark and soulful, and showcases Santana’s amazing guitar skills.

Evil Friends –   Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends [Official Audio]

This song is about a person who has done terrible things, and feels like they can never change. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Portugal. The Man, is a popular band that is from Alaska. Some of the lyrics include “I’ve got some evil friends/And they’ve got me in their sights” and “I can’t seem to get away from these evil friends.” The song is very dark and catchy, and showcases Portugal. The Man’s amazing vocal skills.

D’Evils –   Sir

SiR - D'Evils (Official Music Video)

This song is about how evil people are so sneaky and under-handed. The lyrics are relatable, and the artist, Sir Isaac Brock, is a popular band that has been around for many years. Some of the lyrics include “Evil thoughts I cannot stop/They just keep comin’/Keep on turnin’/Turnin in my head” and “D’Evils never sleep/D’Evils never die.” The song is very dark and catchy, and showcases Sir Isaac Brock’s amazing guitar skills.

Evil Fantasy –   Freddie Dredd

Freddie Dredd - Evil Fantasy

This song is about a person who has done terrible things, and feels like they can never change. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Freddie Dredd, is a popular rapper. Some of the lyrics include “I’m in an evil fantasy” and “I can’t seem to get away from these evil thoughts.” The song is very dark and catchy, and showcases Freddie Dredd’s amazing rapping skills.

See No Evil –   Television Personalities

Television - See no evil (Live 1992)

This song is about the devil, and how he lives inside of people. The lyrics are relatable, and the artist, Television Personalities, is an unknown band. Some of the lyrics include “I keep seeing evil/And it’s getting me down” and “The devil lives inside everyone.” The song is very slow and depressing, and showcases Television Personalities’ amazing vocal skills. Its lyrics are very dark and haunting.

The Evil Has Landed –   Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age - The Evil Has Landed (Audio)

This song is about how the devil is coming to earth, and how we are all going to die. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Queens of the Stone Age, is a popular band. Some of the lyrics include “The evil has landed/And it’s come to take us down” and “All our hopes and dreams are gone.” The song is very dark and heavy, and showcases Queens of the Stone Age’s amazing guitar skills. It also has a cool music video.

Evil Has No Boundaries –   Slayer

Slayer - Evil Has No Boundaries

This song is about a person who knows people are evil, and that they can hurt those around them. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Slayer, is a very popular band known for its extremely heavy music. Some of the lyrics include “Evil has no boundaries/There’s no place we can hide” and “We’ve all been bitten by the snake/And we’re waiting for the hammer to fall.” The song is very dark and heavy and showcases Slayer’s amazing guitar skills.

Evil Twin –   Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys - Evil Twin (Official Video)

This song is about a person who has done terrible things and feels like they can never change. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Arctic Monkeys, is a popular band. Some of the lyrics include “I’m an evil twin/And I’m hungry for your love” and “I’m not your friend, not your lover/I’m the evil twin/Your nightmare.” The song is very dark and catchy, and showcases Arctic Monkeys’ amazing vocal skills.

Evil Beauty –   Blackmill

Blackmill - Evil Beauty (Full Version)

This song is about how the devil is beautiful, and how he can tempt people with his charms. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Blackmill, is an unknown band. Some of the lyrics include “The devil’s beautiful/And he’s tempting me tonight” and “He’s got a hold on me/And I don’t want to fight.” The song is very slow and calm, and showcases Blackmill’s amazing bass skills.

Evil Deeds –   Eminem

Eminem - Evil Deeds

This song is about a person who has done terrible things and feels like they can never change. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Eminem, is a popular rapper. Some of the lyrics include “I’m contemplating genocide/And I think about it often” and “I’m like a head trip to nowhere/In particular evil deeds.” The song is very dark and catchy and showcases Eminem’s amazing rapping skills.

The Evil That Never Arrived –   Stars of the Lid

Stars Of The Lid - The Evil That Never Arrived

This song is about a person who is waiting for the devil to come, and how they are prepared for it. The lyrics are dark and depressing, and the artist, Stars of the Lid, is an unknown band. Some of the lyrics include “I’ve been waiting for the devil/But he never arrived” and “I’m prepared for him/I have my weapons drawn.” The song is very slow and calming, and showcases Stars of the Lid’s amazing instrumental skills.