Best Rock Songs


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The Top Ten

Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
I like this list. Many people do not agree with a few songs near the top. To me that means that this list displays the varying opinions of what "good rock" is. Personally, I don't think Numb should be no. 2 (I like other Linkin Park songs better) but I think that it proves that there is much variety in this genre. I agree with the popular opinion that Stairway to Heaven is the best rock song ever. It is an interesting song. It is lengthy, and of very good quality.
Best in history, most famous and well known by everyone.
This song made all-in-all music history.
Greatest ever, bar none.
[Newest]Numb is not number 1!

2Numb - Linkin Park
Wow, I just voted for this song and it suddenly went to the top place. Aside from that, this song is amazing. Linkin Park never really came to do this sort of music again after 'Meteora'. Because of this I seriously considered voting for Evanescence' 'Bring Me To Life', but then I remembered that the same thing happened to them. Ben Moody left and the music changed. I think the music industry has died; that might seem harsh, but I haven't found music from after 2007 that I really enjoyed.
One of the best ones I've ever witnessed, god blessed us with an awesome band like LP, thank you LP for this masterpiece!
Are you kidding me? This is the best rock song ever. It should be crowned the top place in the list. Just listen this song. I am sure that will must like it. It is also the best song of Linkin Park. Now let it go to upper.
[Newest]I would think everyone would go for the classics but I love this song to

3Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody just like a classic is divided into sections (3 to be specific). The song builds and builds, then, bursts into the opera section before busting the damn wide open to the glorious full on rock climax before ultimately resolving itself as it began with piano and vocal. Freddy Mercury's (Oh I so wish he was alive, poor man) vivid, and lively vocals and Brian May’s signature guitar work ties everything together perfectly.. All in all, a its total work of art. I won't go on to say this song deserves to be on the top, because its for you to listen to it and decide, I am just voting for this one because this is so soothing, exciting, and brilliant: everything you need in a song. Queen was and will be one of the best rock bands. I would also suggest listening to show must go on, Love of My Life, Too Much Love Will Kill You, and Another One Bites The Dust.
Come on! Numb over Bohemian RHAPSODY! What is wrong with this list? Stairway yes, I love Zeppelin, but Linkin Park? Really? Queen is rockier than Linkin Park or Evanense (don't care if I misspelled! )

Also, Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who should be here!
this is just brilliant... bohemian raphsody all the way!
[Newest]My opinion is that it is not the best rock song… IT IS THE BEST SONG OF ALL TIME!

4Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
This list disappoints me... old tosh like Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones shouldn't BE on this list and yet they clock up the top 5... This song deserves to be on TOP. Period.
One thing that points out the most from this song is its energy. The riff makes you want to jump crazy when you play it!
Smells like teen spirit is #1
This has to be on the top!

5The Diary Of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
This song is amazing! With its blood-chilling intro that picks up and gets extremely heavy and awesome. Not to mention the clever melodic uses in Ben's voice with the well thought out drum and guitar parts, this song mixes together all that is good in rock. In fact, Breaking Benjamin does that with pretty much all of their songs. Just because they're not from the 80s doesn't mean they aren't one of the best bands ever
You know what
I don't know this song but I've just hear it and loved it and I'm downloading it
Any song who leave an impression from the first time need to be the winner
And here is your winner
This song is cool guys seriously
This song has changed the world and caused music chaos!
Breaking Benjamin are truly underrated, this song is a BLAST!

6Back In Black - AC/DC
AC/DC is such a inspirational band and has pumped out many great hits, including back in black and I think this song has the potential to be the #1rock song of all time!
This song is sick but I think the best rock song is bat out of hell by meatloaf it has to be the most epic song of all time in my opinion

7Bring Me To Life - Evanescence
Favorite rock song, well I don't know if monster by skillet is rock but whatever
Really? What I just lost faith to humanity
Needs to be at least #2
#1 Should be Paralyzer by Finger Eleven

8Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses
Wow really numb on #2
Dude listen to this song and you'll know what 80s rock is

9Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
From Slash's brilliant riffs to Axl's voice and lyrics... This song deserver to be top.
This song has been the worlds favorite for a time! Come on! Make it to number one!
Great song, great guitar intro

10Tom Sawyer - Rush
, stupidly aazingly incredible drum rolls, how is it not at least 3?

The Contenders

11Master of Puppets - Metallica
This isn't rock, I love this song but its heavy metal!
master of puppets is best song ever and metallica is best band ever
WOW. Nirvana's good but Metallica's better. They are just epic mon!

12For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
I love this song because of the nice guitar riffs and great lyrics

13King Nothing - Metallica
Metallica is my favorite band and this is their best song. Although not all thrash metal is good (although a lot of it is), this makes you wonder how this kind of music could be BAD! )


14Pain - Three Days Grace
This song is just addiction... anyone who hears it will get hypnotized!
Even if you hate rock, you will love this song!
Listen to this song, its worth it
And much more meaningful when you know its origins (Singer's fight... His pain)
Dude three days grace are the boss and 'pain' is the most catchy and addicting song ever! Vote for it, and if you havnt heard it, go listen to it right now!

15How You Remind Me - Nickelback
This song is just AWESOME! How is this not in the top 5. Numb? Come on guys? If someone had some real sense of music, they would put this song on the TOP!
Awesome lyrics and great music, this song has everything in it!
Cool song, it gives you an other view of the world
You know what I mean!
Now, it's not like me to say sorry, but you know, now I'm waiting on a different story.
You'd seriously better know what that meant, or else!

16Fade To Black - Metallica

I don't like Metallica but me and everyone I ever knew on the net or in real life just worship this song, and everyone covers it to take pride at guitar playing.

And after you see the number of reviews and downloads on this song your jaw will drop, Truly Deserved to be #1
Awesome guitar solo, one of the best in history, and the most cover musical solo on YouTube.

The music here is absolutely stunning and the entire song is an art work.

All hail Metallica!

17Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
Just.. A Piece Of Art.. Don't Know Why Isn't On Tens.. But This Is The Most Epic Song Of AX7

18Hey Jude - Beatles
At least should be above stairway to heaven.
BEATles are the best. Ha

19(I Can't Get No) Satisfacation - Rolling Stones
Don't know what's wrong with this list, numb as the best ROCK song of all time? Evanesence in the top 10 list when these two bands are not even pure rock? Damn... What's wrong with "rock" or whatever listeners these days?!


20Enter Sandman - Metallica
Not only is this a classic song but it also has the best lyrics

21Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan

22In the End - Linkin Park
You gotta kidding me! This is the best song ever, linkin park's best work till date!

23Highway To Hell - AC/DC

24Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
An amazing song with the best ever drum solo
A song worth the name

25Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
Black dog is the best song ever and Led Zeppelin is the best band ever!


26Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

27Thunderstruck - AC/DC

28You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

29One - Metallica

30Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
What surely this is the best of all if you hear it it will really rock you like a hurricane! It has a really great solo made by the masters of rock SCORPIONS! If you listen to it you will understand awesome intro solo and ending I heard it like a thusand times and still I have not got bord of it I hear it when I bath when I sleep when I am bored and many more times please vote

31Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
I wish somewhere a bear will find me!
Don't worry, he doesn't actually say that.
Not just the best rock but also the best song ever! It received two grammys and several other awards. Green Day is the best band too!
Greetings from India!


32Crazy Train - Black Sabbath

33Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

34Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

35Baba O'Riley - The Who

36Panama - Van Halen
Van halen is the best band ever! And panama is the best song ever! You do the math

37Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

38Supermassive Black Hole - Muse

39Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park

40Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

41Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

42Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

43Karma Killer - Robbie Williams

44I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith

45American Idiot - Green Day
This song is 55? Deserves to be first

46We Are the Champions - Queen
Does anyone not know this song, it's the most famous song from the most famous band!
Queen are always in my head and in my sleep, I can't escape this awesome band!

47I Stand Alone - Godsmack

48Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

49Hotel California - Eagles
A addictive and mesmerizing songs. Metaphorical lyrics, and one of the best riffs I ve heard. Deserves to be at the top

50Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

51It's My Life - Bon Jovi

52Cowboys From Hell - Pantera

53The Last Night (Skillet)

54Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
It is the best of the best

55Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC

56Wind of Change - Scorpions

57Crawling - Linkin Park
Linkin Park MUST dominate every top list, why? Well, because they are AWESOME!

This song won a GRAMMY and the video is epic.
Simply amazing!

58Ain't Talkin' Bout Love - Van Halen

59I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles

60Reckless - You Me At Six

61Trenches - The Haunted

62New Divide - Linkin Park

63The Unforgiven - Metallica

64No One Like You - The Scorpions

65Breath - Breaking Benjamin

66Evil Angel - Breaking Benjamin

67Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace

68When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

69More Than a Feeling - Boston

70London Calling - The Clash

71Battery - Metallica
Very energizing song, with face melting solos

72Rockstar - Nickelback

73Valley of the Damned - Dragonforce

74Paint it Black - The Rolling Stones

75Devour - Shinedown

76Cold As Ice - Foreigner

77Never Too Late - Three Days Grace

78Oh Love - Green Day

79Scars - Papa Roach

80Ramble On - Led Zeppelin

81Born to Be Wild - Steppenwolf

82Rock and Roll All Nite - Kiss

83Iron Man - Black Sabbath

84Walk This Way - Aerosmith

85Headstrong - Trapt

86Psychosocial - Slipknot

87Hero - Skillet

88Imagine - John Lennon

89S.O.P.H.I.A. - Blood Stain Child

90You Know You're Right - Nirvana

9121st Century Breakdown - Green Day

92Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin

93The Kill (Bury Me) - 30 Seconds to Mars

94Berliner Star - Robbie Williams

95The Night - Disturbed

96Cocaine - Eric Clapton

97Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
This song is amazing, it made us dancing for many years... Why only at 97?

98Don't Stay - Linkin Park

99The World - Nightmare

100The Trooper - Iron Maiden

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This list was created 4 years, 204 days ago and has been voted on over 1,000 times. This top ten list contains 401 items, has been remixed 25 times.

Updated Friday, April 17, 2015

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