Best Anti-War Rock Songs


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The Top Ten

Civil War - Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II
Greatest band ever. really good lyrics and great guitar work by Slash


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

3Rooster - Alice in Chains - Dirt Listen to sample

4Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine Listen to sample

5Imagine - John Lennon - Imagine Listen to sample

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


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7Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys

8Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold Listen to sample

9One - Metallica - ...And Justice for All Listen to sample

10Peace Sells - Megadeth - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying Listen to sample

The Contenders

11War Pigs - Black Sabbath - Paranoid

12Zombie - The Cranberries - No Need to Argue Listen to sample

13War - Bob Marley and the Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Listen to sample

14Scream Aim Fire - Bullet for My Valentine - Scream Aim Fire Listen to sample

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

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


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16English Civil War - The Clash - Give Em Enough Rope Listen to sample

17Eve of Destruction - Barry Mcguire Listen to sample

1821 Guns - Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown Listen to sample

19Hero of War - Rise Againt - Appeal to Reason Listen to sample

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