Best Modern Rock Love Songs


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The Top Ten

Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
"Dear god the only thing I ask of you
Is to hold her when I'm not around, when I'm much too far away... "
Listen to this... It's beautiful... A7x a7x...!


One of my personal favorites, anyone thats ever had to be away from the one they love can relate to this song
I love all of you.I like your songs so much.I always listen your songs.Dear God is the best.
[Newest]My favorites and the FIRST Avenged Sevenfold song I heard.

2So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
Lead guirtarist Syn Gates wrote this song, trebute to his bandmate, friend Jimmy... The 'Rev'... this is from there new (2010) album Nightmare..
makes me cry...


Nice song..
Good job syn,,
The Best Love Song I've Heard Ever. Meaningful Lyrics, Fine Guitar Solo, Melody & Vocal. Absolutely Brilliant. I Have To Try Very Hard To Stop Crying When I Listening To This Song. Syn Gates Written It For Me I Think. What An Amazing Lyrics.
[Newest]This is a beautiful song!

3Warmness On the Soul - Avenged Sevenfold
The previous two A7X songs on here are amazing songs but they are more about heart break than about love. This one hits it right on the head. Every verse had me thinking of the woman I want to spend the rest of my life with.
Avenged sevenfold is my favorite band. I absolutely love them and every single song they have. This song is truely great and I plan on playing it at my wedding
Love this song. I will be walking down the aisle at my wedding to this song
[Newest]One of my favorite songs by my favorite band

4No Matter What - Papa Roach
And if we make it out alive, I promise you these love will never die... I love you for now and then
Its just amazing, I have been looking for a GOOD love song for days now and finally I found this one and its just like what I wanted... The lyrics explain just what I feel for my loved one and that's just what I wanted all along...
I was never REALLY in love with anybody but nevertheless I love this song ^-^

And I don't know why 'I will be there' by Art of Dying isn't in this list... This beautiful song should be in the top 10...
[Newest]Beautiful lyrics. The acoustic version is also amazing!

5Snuff - Slipknot
the greatest love song... its about broken heart feelings...! awsomw band awesome vocals totaly superb song.. everybody should listned to this...

Bury all your secrets in my skin.
Come away with innocence, and leave me with my sins.
The air around me still feels like a cage
And love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...

So if you love me, let me go.
And run away before I know.
My heart is just too dark to care.
I can't destroy what isn't there.

Deliver me into my Fate -
If I'm alone I cannot hate
I don't deserve to have you...
Ooh, my smile was taken long ago,
If I can change I hope I never know.


The greatest love song! And one of the best songs ever! Beautiful lyrics, awesome great music and it is probably the best song by slipknot. Best song ever
Most people associate love songs to stories about how beautiful love is, and how amazing it is to be in love. This shows the other side of love. The side that lays at the bottom, and comes out when things go wrong.
As Corey sings, "You didn't hate enough to love". And it is true; at the heart of love, there is part hate.
[Newest]Purest form of love rock

6Thinking About You - Puddle of Mudd
LOVE IT! This song is my favorite love song. I love Puddle of Muddy. This song reminds me about my boyfriend and I can't help but smile <3 I love Wes's voice also
It's mine and my boyfriend's song, the amount of emotional that goes into the song is just immense, always manages to bring a tear to my eye
LOVE THIS SONG. It's so sweet and makes me think of my boyfriend every time. <3 And Puddle of Mudd is one of my favorite bands ever, they're so good and I love all their songs!
I honestly LOVE this song! Best from Puddle Of Mudd! I recommend it to anyone, even if you don't normally listen to rock!

7Far Away - Nickelback
The song is well done.. Instrumentally it is lovely and very correct with words. It is a beautiful song done in a very profession and beautifully done in every way..It really shows the talent of the band and its members.they have great musicians they showcase. The vocalist are heard at their best..
One the best songs from nickelback. This deserves to be at the top of the list. Listen to this guys!
One of the BEST Rock Love Songs EVER!
[Newest]I personally don't like nickelback, but honestly, I love this song so much

8Your Guardian Angel - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Beautiful and cool... Deserve this position...


The first song that was "Our song" with the love of my life. The lyrics, "I will never let you fall. I'll stand up with you forever. I'll be there for you through it all. Even if saving you sends me to heaven. Because you're my true love my whole heart please don't throw that away... " is everything I feel about him. <3

Because you're my true love, my whole heart
Please don't throw that away
Because I'm here for you
Please don't walk away and
Please tell me you'll stay, stay

Use me as you will
Pull my strings just for a thrill
And I know I'll be okay
Though my skies are turning gray
Beautiful song! I am a metal head at heart and I love being able to express how I feel for someone with a rock/metal love song
:-) this song made my day
[Newest]Being a die hard metal head, I'm actually shocked at how good this song is. Deserves to be at the top 💕👌

9Here Without You - Three Doors Down
The benchmark song for 3 Doors Down...

It is as good as it gets... I don't know anything about any song on this list but believe me on this one... THIS SONG IS GREAT...
The best English love song I've ever heard in my whole life...
Every time evokes a feeling in my heart of deep and burried love
I like this song very much... Here without you... Lonely.. Great song ever
[Newest]Amazing song, reminds me of my boyfriend who passed away

10Without You - Hinder
Personally lips of an angel, but this is great as well!
This song is not exactly a love song. Don't get me wrong it's a great song but it is not about loving someone. It's about how you break up them and you realize that you're better off without them. "It's safe to say that I'm ready to let you leave" don't think a girl would take kindly to that.
This deserves to be at least in the top five wonderful song... Amazing lyrics... Awesome guitar... Full of emotion and feeling.. This song makes me fell strong against my love

The Contenders

11Broken - Seether
To me.. one of the best rock love songs.. Amy's and Shaun's voice are so suitable together! And the lyrics are so awesome!
Shaun had Kurt's exciting voice. With this song, you can't find better.
Just an all around great son. The contrast of Amy Lee and Shaun Morgan bring out so much meaning and what the song is about.
[Newest]Yes, this is where it's at! Ultimate rock love song! It's too bad this list turned into an Avenged Sevenfold fan page.

12Almost Easy - Avenged Sevenfold

13In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge
This is a song that may not generally be classed as a love song. However, it kind of is. As it's about Mark Tremonti's mother's passing. And the lyrics tell of how he loves her and hopes she is in a happy place. It should be much higher on the list.
Not exactly what I think of when I think about love songs, since it's a song written to a late mother. But it gets my vote anyway, simply because in my mind, this is the most amazing newer rock song. Everyone can relate to these lyrics, I'm sure.
One of the greatest love songs I've ever heard.. It's beautiful... Alter bridge roxx... listen to Myles kennedy's voice.. It makes the song lovely...


[Newest]The Best Love Song...

14Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
I like the song, but do you guys know what "modern" means? I think the 80's aren't.


This song is just great

15Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold
Best ever... Makes me cry...! Love Avenged sevenfold forever...!


You'd have to be insane not to try this song out. Very different from a lot of songs, but the message is great and warns the heart.

16This I Love - Guns N' Roses

17Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
This song is beautiful and describes everything that you would want to hear from your boyfriend, this song reminds me of something you would listen to and would convince you to fall in love with someone
Beautiful, Beautiful! I felt in love with this song, the music, the lyrics, It's a very good love song, I heard it a long time ago, and I still listen to it
Every time I hear this song, I think of my best friend and I being together. He knows me so well and hasn't judged me yet.
[Newest]Just the best lovesong I've ever heard!

18Through Glass - Stone Sour

19My Immortal - Evanescence
Lovely voice.. She is the greatest female vocalist ever...

"You cried I wipe away all your tears"


20Cancer - My Chemical Romance
Beautiful song written about a deadly disease.
One of my favorite songs
Bury me in all my favourite colours, my sister and my sad thinking about it makes me cry. Love my chem! So sad they broke up! :'(

21The Bleeding - Five Finger Death Punch
Awesome song a hruaitlunga
Itis an awesome song why not shinedown miricle

22Forever - Papa Roach

23(You Want To) Make a Memory - Bon Jovi
One of the most underestimated love songs ever.
One if the most underestimated Bon Jovi songs ever.
Just listen.

24Never Be the Same - Red

25Blood To Bleed - Rise Against
Everyone should hear the song it is great and deserves a higher spot
Blood to Bleed is amazing, just like all Rise Against songs are.

26The Reason - Hoobastank
Pff easily, this list is retarded. Who votes here? Kids?
This song is literally a part of me, it's so so beautiful. The day a guy dedicates this song to me, I'll be the happiest girl in the world :) this song just gives me the feels man
There's no reason why this song doesn't deserve to be in the top 10

27Lips of An Angel - Hinder
I need all metal fans here to take a step back and let there be a quality list that does not have a song like lips of an angel underrated like this.
Its a cheating love song but an awesome one at that. After all what should we expect form rock stars!
I don't know about other songs but this definitely deserves to up there at the top. Pure amazingness!

28Everlong - Foo Fighters
This song is absolutely perfect.
It should definitely be higher on the list.

29Wondewall - Oasis
This needs to climb the ranks.
Probably one of the best love songs ever written

30Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
I'm thoroughly disappointed that this didn't make the top ten. This is my fiancee's and my song and will be our first dance at our wedding. Listen to the lyrics - it is the definition of a rock love song.
Maybe not modern but still! It definitely deserves to be up in the top 10! One of the first metal bands to do a love ballad and wow what a song! Actually, a part of it was written during a phone call between James and his girlfriend so this describes love at it's best!


This should be in the top of this list. I love this song so much. It is so disappointing to see this song way down this list.
[Newest]Simply the best rock love song of all time.

31Lost In You - Three Days Grace
This song is ridiculously relatable in so many ways for so many people. It's deep, it's raw, it's passionate. There's nothing about this song that doesn't send shivers down my spine when I listen to if and when it comes on I just get flooded with nostalgia and emotion
70?! REALLY?! This is like the best love song ever!


Great song great vocal should b in top 5..

32When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down

33Your Call - Secondhand Serenade
Oh, you up in position 31, it is very good boys, let's go grow up in position 2 or 1, because you must grow up in position 2 or 1, ok boys, you it's very excellent and group band is the very good in America in Menlo Park, California, let's go boys
Yah it's very amazing, you is 0,9 % it's very good, but you must in position 1 or in the top table ok, to night wioll be the night that I will fall for you, you call me stranger you say I'm danger
Very nice and best song by secondhand serenade you must hear onecs this songs just touch the heart

34You and Me - Lifehouse

35So Far Away - Staind

36Vermillion, Pt 2 - Slipknot
This song should be hell forward than any other songs in the list.. Its way better than Snuff too.. And this song is the one that reminds me of my crush.. Given an ear to it.. The background music that flows in this song and its chilling lyrics are what makes it a masterpiece..
This song is amazing. It definitely should be higher on the list. Also, whoever voted for Nickelback can suck not one but two dudes dicks.

37Hearts Burst Into Fire - Bullet for My Valentine
This my favorite song

38The Only Exception - Paramore
It's about when you finally find true love, after all this time searching for it. There's always someone that is "the exception" of the rest of the people.

39Not Like the Others - Robbie Williams
Very powerful and emotional

40Wherever You Will Go - The Calling
Love this song so much!

41Bitch Came Back - Theory of a Deadman
Uh.T.O.A. D has much better love songs than this. Such as "Wait For Me" and "Easy To Love You"

42Losing You - Dead by April
What! All the other songs on this list are dust compared to this awesome song. This song is the defenition of love... great melodies... awesome screams... fabulous singing... and the lyrics are just the best! This song is so great that you won't stop listening to it. If you have lost someone you loved so much, just listen to this song, you won't stop crying. Such an amazing love song, I truly love it. Thank you so much Dead by April for this song...
The feeling you get when you listen to this song is just incredible. Vocals are so melodic, screaming with so much sorrow, lyrics about heavy and true love, it simply makes me cry every time the "All I have is you" part comes. This song should be higher and mean no. 1. There's no such song one this list with such awesome lyrics who everyone can understand.
This song expresses the true definition of love, they may be underrated but when you listen to it, you will feel like you're in heaven.

43Fall for You - Secondhand Serenade
Amazing melody, amazing vocals, amazing lyrics, AMAZING SONG! Nothing more to it, simply awesome
Very Emotional! This needs to climb the ranks...
This is the best

44Love Isn't Always Fair - Black Veil Brides
This is by my fave band

45I'll Follow You - Shinedown
Incredible song! This will be my first dance song with my husband. Really listen to the lyrics
Amazing love song. Our wedding song

46Thunder - Boys Like Girls

47Valentine's Day - Linkin Park

48Surrender - Billy Talent

49Drain You - Nirvana

50Was It a Dream? - 30 Seconds to Mars
She left. All he had is a photograph and memories. He still loves her but there is nothing he can do. I Love this Song and this band
He's suffering. She left. All he had is memory and his shattered heart. I love this song

51Say You'll Haunt Me - Stone Sour

52Never Gonna Be Alone - Nickelback
ONE OF MY favorite SONGS! <3<3<3<3 Nickelback is the best
Really touching song! Made me cry..

53Don't Go - Bring Me the Horizon
I hope you Don't Go and stay with me until the rest of my life. I love it when you always make me smile and laughing. You such a adorable and sweet girls
It's a truly touching song. They're my favourite band :G. Ps: if you're also into the more heavy awesomity try Nerdy by Poison the well, Deathbeds by Bring me the horizon or Only you by The pretty reckless ;P

54My Heart - Paramore

55Young Folks - Peter Bjorn & John
One of those perfect songs. And what is slipknot doing at number 1? Whoever made that decision, get out.


56Love of My Life - Queen

57Everything - Lifehouse
The ending gave me all the chills. Totally emotional and I just love listening to this song..
Great lyrics with good music and arrangement of the song.

58I Can Wait Forever - Simple Plan
I love rock and I love em as metal as they can be... But this is just cool, touching and favorite...

59The World Is Ugly - My Chemical Romance
This song is powerful not just because it is a singer speaking to a significant other, but because it is a band speaking directly to each of their fans and letting them know that each one of them is loved and is beautiful.
This is powerful not just it's the singer speaking to a significant other, but because it's the band speaking directly to the fans and letting them know that each one of them is loved and is beautiful.
I have no idea how this isn't on here yet.

"The world is ugly, but you're beautiful to me."

60Closer to You - Adelitas Way

61Blind - Lifehouse
Awesome song... Better than other songs over here
Great song with great lyrics and vocals. His amotions just flowing through the song

62Before I Die - Papa Roach

63What Could Have Been Love - Aerosmith

64Best I Ever Had - State of Shock

65Too Pretty - State of Shock

66What Ya Gonna Do - Hinder

67Boston - Augustana
This song is amazing, it really should be higher
I love this song 64? Really? It should be higher

68Scars - Papa Roach

69If You Can't Hang - Sleeping With Sirens

70Kiss Me - Ed Sheeran

71Schism - Tool
isten to the song carefully because it is beautiful piece of art.

72The Messenger - Linkin Park
One of the most true love songs ever "when life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind" a incredible song and one of my all time favourites

73Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
This should be like at the top 10

74Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
Can't believe this song is so far down.

75Wonderful Life - Alter Bridge

76Falling In Love - Falling Up
Nice song and I relate it.

77Call Me - Shinedown

78Lovesong - The Cure
This song is so beautiful
Didn't make the list?

79Watch Over You - Alter Bridge

80Tangled Up In You - Staind
O man this is amazing! ! How much more "love" does it get? Needs to be way higher
You're the fire
That warms me when I'm cold
You're the hand

81Hunting for You - Robbie Williams

82So Close, So Far - Hoobastank

83Time After Time - Quietdrive

84Chances - Five for Fighting

85Not Good Enough For Truth In Cliche - Escape the Fate

86All American Nightmare - Hinder
One of my all time favorite songs always gets me pumped up

87Madness - Muse
I have finally realized, I need your LOVE, I NEED YOU LOVE, Come to me just in a dream, come and rescue me, yes I know, I can't be wrong baby you too head strong, our love is m- m-m-mad mad mad, m m mad mad madness

88Orestes - A Perfect Circle
Always thot it was about a mother giving birth and she is dies, and her son grows up with that and can't let go... ? I don't know who knows Maynards a bad ass but a lot of his songs are about his momma, just saying
This song is such a beautiful song.
Metaphor of a missing moment pull me in you perfect circle.

89Passenger - Deftones

90Closer - Nine Inch Nails
Somewhat "in your face" love song but still awesome - should have been in the top 10

91And All That Could Have Been - Nine Inch Nails
Closer Shouldn't even be on list sorry... Its not a love song.

92Something I Can Never Have - Nine Inch Nails

93Pushit - Tool
Best love song by Tool, I prefer the Saliva version but the one from the CD that means "Soul" in latin, the original: is amazing too.

94When We Were Beautiful - Bon Jovi

95If I'm James Dean, You're Audrey Hepburn - Sleeping With Sirens
Just look at the lyrics "how the hell did you ever pick me honestly I can sing you a song but I don't think words can express your beauty" like come on. And the chorus "they say that love is forever your forever is all that I nee please stay as long as you need can't promise that things wont be broken but I swear that I will never leave please stay forever with me" and the whole song is perfect.

96Demolition Lovers - My Chemical Romance
One of my personal favorite songs in general.

97Wait for You - Atreyu
My boyfriend told me to listen to it then after he said its how he feels about me love you!

98All About Lovin' You - Bon Jovi

99Join Me In Death - HIM
These guys have some of the best love songs ever! But thisis a beautiful song to dedicate to your love one.. How far will you be able to go for your loved one kind of thing
It's like a Romeo and Juliet song, very nice, from the Finish band HIM... It's one of HIM's classics, great music & lyrics...

100Eclipsed - Evans Blue

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