Most Underrated Rock Songs

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21Polyamorous - Breaking Benjamin
22Heartbreaker - 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.

Older folk are people and as far as we are concerned there are even more underrated songs by them than this. Quite a popular song for us back then.

23Sympathy - Uriah Heep
24Suite Sister Mary - Queensryche
25Civil War - Guns N' Roses

Voting Civil War as it is the only underrated song here! Some people need to read the dictionary, how is Stairway to Heaven and We are the champions underrated?

What we've got here... Is failure... To communicate.

Or just failure to understand why this isn't higher on the list. Some of the songs here are also overrated. Perfect example: BARRACUDA.

How the heck are many of the songs above this underrated, Stairway to Heaven is one of the most known and liked songs of all time, My criteria for underrated, Not in top ten songs of all time period

Finally an actual underrated song. Barracuda, We Are The Champions, Stairway To Heaven all get plenty of attention

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26Slow Ride - Foghat

Foghat's best song it also has a great bass line

How is there best song underrated

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27Slaves and Bulldozers - Soundgarden

Killer song, Chris Cornell hits some extremely high notes. - zachmandude

28Can't Let You Go - Rainbow
29Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

No way in hell this song is underrated. Go to the best songs of all time list and see how far you have to scroll down until you see this song. Oh wait you don't, it's #1 already. This song is insanely overrated, because it's very good, but very, very far from being the best song of all time. - Songsta41

When people ask me what song I am listening to and I say Bohemian Rhapsody, most of them say "What's a 'bohemian rhapsody'? " And that gets me so mad. People don't know the greatest song ever. Isn't that sad to you?!

It doesn't, because even fewer people know the ACTUAL greatest song ever, Fade to Black by Metallica. - Songsta41

This is a great song but far from underrated. Take it from someone past 50. Us older rockers know. I think it was also used in a very popular teen movie decades after the song was released in the 70's. I think most people even young people know the song and the movie which gave it even more exposure. Underrated, NOT!

Yeah, 'greatest song ever'. So underrated.

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30Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day

Not underrated but this is the best Green Day song. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams and 21 Guns are so overrated. - malamJONES

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31Heaven's Drive - L'Arc~en~Ciel

this song is less popular than barracuda, we are the champions, stairway to heaven and bohemian rhapsody because a a japanese song can hardly compete with those american and other western very commercialized songs - ronluna

its guitar riffs and basslines are amazing with the fast beat of the drums and rocking vocals in alternative style. one of the most requested l'arc songs - ronluna

a GREAT song that isn't known for much pepole
i think is very underrated, if it were more known, im sure that a lot of people would like it!

if a japanese band can be more famous this song will become more known in the world - ronluna

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32Crying In the Rain - Whitesnake
33Don't Say It's Over - Gun
34Highway Star - Deep Purple
35Holy Wars... The Punishment Due - Megadeth

It is annoying that all of the songs listed above are in fact very overrated. Megadeth is a very underrated band and "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due" is probably their best song.

Not a single one of these songs is underrated, and some, like Frantic, are just terrible. But this is the best on the list so it wins.

this is a masterpiece but it is so underrated. Its a pity

This is the worlds best song! It kills me that it is so underrated. - Deth4Life

36Modern Day Cowboy - Tesla
37Holiday - Green Day

I don't understand why people are mentioning greatest rock songs in this list in other categories those songs are already at the top positions I hope that people should mention those songs which are actually underrated because most of the songs above are actually good ones and definitely not underrated but loved by most of the people.

38Bodies - The Sex Pistols
39Go - Pearl Jam
40Paranoid

Another sabbath classic, and the best metal album!

Every likes iron man war pigs and more but you almost never hear paranoid

Again why are most of the songs on this list some of the most iconic

One of the best songs by black sabbath

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