Most Underrated Rock Songs

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We Are The Champions - Queen
A pretty damn good song and Barracuda is the most OVERrated song.
The greatest rock anthem of all time barracuda is OVERrated not UNDERrated


This isn't an underrated song. It's so overrated that it's become underrated because it gets ignored. And just the fact that so many people say it's underrated means that it isn't. I'm not saying it's bad, but it's just not underrated.
[Newest]Is this a joke? This song is overrated as heck, if you want underrated from queen, then take Death on two legs and March of the black queen.

2Barracuda - Heart
This song is by no means the "best song ever recorded" it's a simpler version of Achilles Last Stand. This song, and many of the others, have no reason being on this list.
This song is extremely overrated
That guy over there is right... this is OVERrated. this shouldn't even be on this list.

3Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
This the best song ever but Why is this on here?

Its always in the top 3 of best songs ever and everybody knows this I don't know why this is on here.
Although for some reason you haven't heard it LISTEN.
Stairway is overrated to the point of being underrated, so people generally overlook this song because everyone knows it (the same goes for We Will Rock You). So if you pretend you're listening to it for the first time, you'll be blown away.
This song is start as a slow rock ballad and then get louder and the solo ( live version) is one of the best solos of all time and then after the solo it's hard rock part very awesome part this song is a influence on iron maiden's songs.
[Newest]Look. This is a great song and all but its overrated not underrated.

4Second Heartbeat - Avenged Sevenfold
Just when you get to the end and are sad it's over, there's one of the most brutal, amazing solos ever to be played.
Amazing drums through the whole song *foREVer* no one will ever beat jimmy he is and always will be the best drummer ever


Wow this is instrumently one of the greatest rock songs ever


[Newest]Like 95% of these songs aren't underrated! There ridiculously overrated. And avenged sevenfold is a underrated band! So lets change that and make them the best thing the world has ever seen!

5Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
This song is absolutely brilliant. "We Are the Champions", "Iron Man", and "Stairway to Heaven" are ridiculously overrated. Barracuda simply isn't that great at all.
Sultans of Swing is the best! Stairway to Heaven and We are the Champions are so overrated... Just listen to Sultans of Swing and you'll discover THE TRUTH of real music. Mark Knopfler, you just rock those guitar moments. I hope you'll never die
There are a lot of very highly rated songs on this list. This is one of them... But it is nowhere near as highly rated as it should be.
Which of course makes it... Underrated
[Newest]Best rhythm in all of rock

6Out In the Fields - Gary Moore & Phil Lynott

7Right Where It Belongs - Nine Inch Nails

8Old Brown Shoe - The Beatles

9Given to Fly - Pearl Jam

10The Cut Runs Deep - Deep Purple

The Contenders

11My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down - The Ramones

12Fortuneteller - Deep Purple

13Right Turn - Alice In Chains

14Speed Master - Gackt

15She Sells Sancturary - The Cult

16Sympathy - Uriah Heep

17Suite Sister Mary - Queensryche

18Freak On a Leash - Korn
Everyone always says Blind is their best song yet this is far better and one of the top 10 metal songs ever
Underrated song from and underrated band.


Good song, but seriously? This song is on the wrong list. this was very popular.

19Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin
Awesome song that is in my opinion a lot better than stairway to heaven due mostly to that killer guitar riff and jimi's solo work in the middle of the song. Led Zeppelin's best song by far and yet most people only know them because of stairway to heaven.

20Crazy on You - Heart
How are We are the Champions and Stairway underrated? Led Zeppelin is my favorite band, but come on people, it's probably a little overrated. There are better Zeppelin songs. We are the Champions is appropriately rated. This song, however, is simply amazing. The guitar work is superb, and the vocal performance is a tie with Iron Maiden's Hallowed be thy Name for my favorite. Simply put, an amazing, underrated rock song. I would guess the reason is because of the female vocalist (that's why I didn't listen to Heart).
Do people know what underrated means? As much as I love Led Zeppelins stairway. It should be in the top 10 best songs not underrated songs. Crazy on You is rarely heard on the radio and is truly an amazing song.
This is WAY more underrated than Barracuda. Needs to be in the top ten.

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