Best Anti-War Rock Songs


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The Top Ten

Civil War - Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II
Whoever wrote the lyrics to this song has got to be one of the greatest lyricists, at least in rock


Greatest band ever. really good lyrics and great guitar work by Slash


2State of the Union - Rise Against

3Let Them Eat War - Bad Religion

4Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine

5One - Metallica - ...And Justice for All

6Sweet Child in Time - Deep Purple - Deep Purple in Rock

7Rooster - Alice in Chains - Dirt

8No War Without Warriors (How Do You Sleep?) - Anti-Flag

9B.Y.O.B. - System of a Down

10People Live Here - Rise Against

The Contenders

11Imagine - John Lennon - Imagine

12The Longest Day - Iron Maiden - A Matter of Life and Death
This is an awesome song and has a straight forward anti war message.


13Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys

14Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold

15Peace Sells - Megadeth - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying

16War Pigs - Black Sabbath - Paranoid

17Zombie - The Cranberries - No Need to Argue

18War - Bob Marley and the Wailers - Rastaman Vibration

19Scream Aim Fire - Bullet for My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire

20Holiday - Green Day - American Idiot
As Billie Joe says:

This song is not anti-America
it is anti-WAR!


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