Five Finger Death Punch

Data Scientist Reveals Top 10 Words In Metal, Five Finger Death Punch Swears The Most & More


Using the lyrics from as a source, a data scientist over at set out to analyze the lyrical content of the lyrics to 222,623 songs from 7,364 bands spread over 22,314 albums. The ultimate goal was essentially to find out which words were used most frequently, but the process was a bit more complicated and extensive than that. There’s lots of charts and such at the aforementioned site available to look over, but for now, here’s the top 10 of the top 20 most ‘metal’ words they listed:

01. burn
02. cries
03. veins
04. eternity
05. breathe
06. beast
07. gonna
08. demons
09. ashes
10. soul

Some other interesting findings: Five Finger Death Punch was found to swear the most of the bands observed, while Pig Destroyer had the most complex lyrical content. Dig in over at, and be warned, things get quite technical.