Greatest '90s Rock Songs


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21Plush - Stone Temple Pilots
Oh yeah, this song rocks. Why do I love it so much? Because it's good. That's music for you: unexplainable. I couldn't tell you why I love this song so much, but I do.

Also: good for the person who put DT on here! I have no clue why they are so high, as I don't actually know any "real live" DT fans besides me, but whatever, cause they're good. But Metropolis doesn't beat Plush, I've got to say.
It's 2013 and this song still is awesome Scott Weiland vocally amazing! STP amazing

22Painkiller - Judas Priest
I've lost faith in humanity seeing painkiller so low
Even though Judas Priest is 100% plus metal I'll still vote for this song


Should be much higher

23Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Thunderstruck one of the greatest AC/DC songs
This should be number 1
Amazing riff


24Rooster - Alice in Chains
I love this song it is the greatest alice in chains song
Why this song is not in the top ten is beyond me. I could get lost in this song.

25Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Gets me pumped up every time.. Just listen to that crowd roar when they start playing it.. I think its a lot more popular than scar tissue red hot chili peppers wise
Awesome song... just the flow of it makes you want to dance wherever you are. There isn't anyway this song is down the list... it deserves a top ten listing at the very least.

26Alive - Pearl Jam
McCready's solo is the best of the 90's.
Amazing song. How is black by pearl jam in top ten but not this...
Unique intro, iconic sound, best solo of the 90s.

27Jeremy - Pearl Jam

28Welcome to Paradise - Green Day
My fav GD song. I've been trying to cover it, but the bass solo is hard. Its just too cool, and very meaningful lyrics too! Two thumbs up!
their best song ever, and I'm giving big ups to master of all puppets since it was made in the 80s


Awesome song and that bass solo kicks ass


29Today - Smashing Pumpkins
This song may seem as simple as they come, but it has a heart-wrenching meaning that is very relatable for some people. In the song, Billy expresses how all he ever wanted was to be loved by someone. Anyone. This song means the world to me, and I hope it touches others too.
This song is beautiful and the video is too.

30Creep - Radiohead
The mixture of emotions this song invokes from me is incredible. It feels almost tranquil at first, yet I'm uneasy. Before long I am rocking out to the chorus and the ending becomes soft and eloquent. It is so perfect.
How the hell is this song not in the top 5?!?!? Deepest lyrics you'll ever hear
Too good a song... the pitch goes up and comes down so good... very very rock... to the core... One of the greatest rock song...

31Civil War - Guns N' Roses
Such a great antiwar song. Listen to words, then think about present time. What has changed?

32Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth
Seeing this at no.46 is a disgrace


33Over Now - Alice in Chains
This is the best Alice In chains song


34Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Awesome song...that's all there is to say.
It's just getting you into out space. Clearly one of the best alternative songs of 90's and 00's too!
John Fru killing it on this track; Complimented with Anthony's chill vocals and flea's laidback bass. Drums are quite fine as well. Not to mention those beautiful guitar solos, DAMN they got some emotion

35Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
This song is the best song to use in graduations and farewells. :-)

36Karma Police - Radiohead
Overall really calming and fun to play on a piano. Gotta love this song.
How is this left off the list?! One of the best Radiohead songs, with a driving acoustic piano melody.
"This is what you get, when you mess with us! "

37Come As You Are - Nirvana
How come this is ranked at 50? This should of been in the top 20 at least.
WHY IS THIS SO LOW?!? Such a great song. Surprised Nirvana songs haven't been higher on this list! All Apologies, Come as you Are, Heart-shaped Box, Lithium... Helllooo they should all be listed at least up in the top 20s/30s! Nirvana lives on forever

38Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
I loved this song when it first came out and it still makes me smile to this day. Although I love Bon Jovi this has got to be better than "Keep the Faith" right?

39Wonderwall - Oasis
Amazing. This song is from time when songs had depth and the lyrics had meaning behind them. Gone are those days, with artists like Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Katy Perry poisoning the airwaves.
this song is has a touch of nostalgia in the lyrics and blends way good with the music.i listened to this on a sunny day in the middle know what ...i just forgot the blazin sun..rather i enjoyed it.
Best song ever.
"I don't believe that anybody feels the way I do about you now"


40Live and Let Die - Guns N' Roses

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