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


2Sweet Child in Time - Deep Purple - Deep Purple in Rock

3Rooster - Alice in Chains - Dirt

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

5Imagine - John Lennon - Imagine

6The Longest Day - Iron Maiden - A Matter of Life and Death
This is an awesome song and has a straight forward anti war message.


7Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys

8Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold

9One - Metallica - ...And Justice for All

10Peace Sells - Megadeth - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying

The Contenders

11War Pigs - Black Sabbath - Paranoid

12Zombie - The Cranberries - No Need to Argue

13War - Bob Marley and the Wailers - Rastaman Vibration

14Scream Aim Fire - Bullet for My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire

15Holiday - Green Day - American Idiot
As Billie Joe says:

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


16English Civil War - The Clash - Give Em Enough Rope

1721 Guns - Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown

18Hero of War - Rise Againt - Appeal to Reason

19Eve of Destruction - Barry Mcguire

20Holiday - Green Day

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