Saddest Rock Songs of All Time

Top ten songs that are really sad and make you cry. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Hello - Evanescence
This is by far the most saddest song I have ever song. It made me cry the first time I heard it
Only song which made me cry like a bitch.
Has been the saddest song I know for years now
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2My Immortal - Evanescence
My immortal is a very sad and emotional song and is very touching and is a song you must hear
Very emotional makes you think about the past... Your mess ups its overall an amazingly sad song but also purely epic
This is the most depressing song I ever heard... I feel great listening to this...
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3Something to Remind You - Staind
When I heard this on the radio it made me thing about my past and is a song you can relate to
This song reminds me about my past listen to this song to understand your life.
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4Darkness - Disturbed
I always thought that disturbed song heavy metal songs untill I heard this and is a personal favorite as a big fan of disturbed
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5The Unforgiven - Metallica
This is my favorite metallica song and by far a very sad and depressing song
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6Far From Home - Five Finger Death Punch
Most of five finger death punch's songs are very violent but this one is one of there slow and touching songs
This song is the saddest sure
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7The Unforgiven II - Metallica
The unforgiven too is (just like the first unforgiven) a very slow and sad song that anyone can relate to.
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8Hurricane - Theory of a Deadman
I love theory of a deadman and this is one of there best songs next to bitch came back. Love the intro and how it plays rain noises at the beginning and the end
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9Snuff - Slipknot
Easily one of the most beautiful songs ever written. Corey Taylor is truly a lyrical genius.
Absolute masterpiece. Very deep and moving.
I love this song so much...
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10Through Glass - Stone Sour
I litterally cryed when I heard this song its so sad you need to listen to this
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11Karma Killer - Robbie Williams
Amazing voice and this song is so emotional yet angry and full of hurt.
This should be in the most angriest
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12Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
Very touching and sad, with a blend of vigerous punk rock, this song clearly shows Billie Joe Armstrong's depression at the time he lost his father.
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13Buried Alive - Avenged Sevenfold
Very sad but also beautiful

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It just make me feel so down, every time I hear it
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14I Don't Care - Apocalyptica
One of the sadist song on the list this one is a major tear bringer and should be for any fan of sad songs
Who knew adam could be so tortured throughout his life. he sings a lot of sad songs.
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15Black - Pearl Jam
The song is about loosing your true love forever, And the depression that follows the breakup. A Very relatable topic for a lot of people I think. That why this should be in the top 10. Also pearl jam is so influential to modern rock bands today. The people who listen to pearl jam would know that black should be ranked high on any.list like this, the song is a classic!
I know you'll one day have a beautiful life. /i know you'll be somebody else's sky. /but why can't it be/can't it be mine?
This is a great song.. it describes the pain of losing someone you love more than yourself.. it should in the top
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16The Little Things Give You Away - Linkin Park
Man, this song is so sad ;/
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17World So Cold - Three Days Grace
Very sad and explains how this world is getting worse

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18So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
The music video says it all
THIS SONG IS JUST FEELS LIKE COME ON
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19Fade to Black - Metallica
One of metallicas best songs

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I have always been a Metallica fan and this is one of my favorites and I love many othera but this is one of my favorites
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20Don't Go - Bring Me the Horizon
A lot of Bring Me The Horizon songs have a lot of emotion but this song has a special place in my heart.
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22In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge
This song is so depressing
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23I Won't See You Tonight Part 1 - Avenged Sevenfold
It's not just the suicidal lyrics that make it so meaningful, but the instrumentality of the song is very sad and depressing. Also the screaming of Matt at his last chorus is so... Painful to listen to. It's so agonizing and dreadful, along with the haunting sounds in the background. Oh yeah, and the guitar riffs are depressing too.

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? What NOT FIRST?
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24Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin
The best song, it has great guitar in the chorus but still maintains a rock sad song. Which proved not all sad rock songs have to be acoustic. This song kept me Alive, I thought of ending everything!
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25Cradled In Love - Poets of the Fall
"don't cry for your love, cry tears of joy, because your alive cradled in love" what a lyric and the vocal is amazing too. The way the singer sings the song is amazing. All n all this is one of the songs that will touch your heart. Trust me.
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26Yours to Hold - Skillet
! I add this song to the list like 6 months ago, I'm glad to see that it has increased. I love to see people that had the same feeling listening this song. Believe me this is amazing, you'll cry every time you listen to it.
This is the saddest song ever, if you don't believe me hear it then, and you'll realize this is amazing.
The first time I heard it, I was like: what in the hell is this?! It would probably make you cry like a baby.
! This is so sad, this one shouldn't be down here. The saddest song I have ever heard. Believe me, this will make you cry like a little girl
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27Losing You - Dead by April
This song should be given a reward for the saddest song ever. Do you know what it's like to lose someone you love more than yourself? This song showcases it all, it makes everybody who have lost someone whom they loved dearly cry. Very very touching lyrics with beautiful vocals and screams of sorrow with chill-giving melodies, just AWESOME. It has been two years since I have know this song and I still love it, as if I'm listening to this song for the first time. This song earns my full respect, other people should learn to respect this band/song, because they're on of the few bands that make so unique and touchy songs. Please support them :) By the way this song rocks.
This is the only song that makes me cry every time I listen to it. Never listened to such an awesome song, it makes me think of how I was slowly losing my love. Such awesome singing, great melody and the screams are just epic, every time I listen to the screams in this song it makes me cry. It makes me think of how I was begging my love to stay. This song has such great lyrics, it makes you cry when you only read it. Please vote for this song. This is the best EPIC sad song I've ever heard
Awesome sad song ever
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28Never Too Late - Three Days Grace
One of three days graces best songs
Best song by three days grace
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29Still Loving You - Scorpions Listen to sample

30Everybody Hurts - R.E.M. Listen to sample

31Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd Listen to sample

32Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Whenever this song plays, you feel like you're really going to heaven.
This song always makes me cry.
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33Blackbird - Alter Bridge
Just listen once and ask yourself where this should be in this list
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34Ohne Dich - Rammstein
I think that Mutter is a sadder song than Ohne Dich, but it's great nonetheless.
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35Savior - Black Veil Brides
It's such a sad song and it really shows they care about their fans.
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36Crimson Day - Avenged Sevenfold Listen to sample

37Nutshell - Alice In Chains Listen to sample

38Falling Away With You - Muse
His voice at the beginning just so honest and match the acoustic then completed it with a crying like voice in the chorus.. Pure genius.
The lyrics are simply beautiful, Matthew Bellamy is a pure lyrical genius
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39Win Some, Lose Some - Robbie Williams Listen to sample

40Terrible Things - Mayday Parade
This is the saddest song I have ever heard. I can't believe it's not higher on the list. This song makes me cry every time I hear it.
This song is trully deep meaning, the first time I heard it its make me sad
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41Times Like These - Foo Fighters Listen to sample

42Losing My Religion - R.E.M. Listen to sample

43Godspeed - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
It makes me cry every time. A very sad song about war. Very beautiful also!
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44Where Do We Draw the Line - Poets of the Fall Listen to sample

45November Rain - Guns N' Roses Listen to sample

46One - Metallica
Now the world is gone I'm just one...
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47The Lost Child - Anathema Listen to sample

48Asleep - The Smiths
This song has many meanings to different people. To me it is talking about suicide and a want to die.
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49Lost It All - Black Veil Brides
It is an amazing song about losing everything you care about and feeling hopeless. It vocalizes depressions and explains the struggles people have to feel like they are useful.
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50You Know You're Right - Nirvana
His voice from his grave
I miss Kurt so much :'(
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51The Bleeding - Five Finger Death Punch Listen to sample

52Sorrow - Flyleaf
A truly amazing song.. The verses really describe depression. And the scream in the end is very powerful
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53Behind Blue Eyes - Limp Bizkit Listen to sample

54Wind of Change - Scorpions Listen to sample

55Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off - Panic! At the Disco Listen to sample

56Hells Bells - AC/DC Listen to sample

57Lithium - Nirvana
Loneliness vocalized. Energetic song, yet, an extreme lack of companionship is the lingering theme
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58The Last Song - X Japan

59Hollow Life - Korn Listen to sample

60Hollow - Godsmack Listen to sample

61Rain - Hollywood Undead Listen to sample

62A Knife Called Lust - Hollywood Undead Listen to sample

63The Loss - Hollywood Undead Listen to sample

64The Temptation That Is You - The Saddest Landscape

65Toxic - Robbie Williams Listen to sample

66Broken - Seether Listen to sample

67Hurt - Nine Inch Nails
This song deserves to be at the top, gets you right there
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68Calling - Dead by April Listen to sample

69Promise Me - Dead by April
Just awesome! Makes me cry every time I listen to it. "Promise me to think of us, as a time so wonderful. Promise to think of us, still bright still colorful. Promise to look back at us, as a time in your life you enjoyed." Just makes me cry :'(
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70Say Something - a Great Big World Listen to sample

71In My Darkest Hour - Megadeth
The type of overwhelming despair and fiery anger that combine to form this song--- it screams out that even though your ship is sinking, your taking everyone that's ever hurt you down with it.
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72Fire and Rain - James Taylor Listen to sample

73Already Over - Red Listen to sample

74I Miss You - Blink 182 Listen to sample

75The Gift - Seether Listen to sample

76Hemorrhage (In My Hands) - Fuel Listen to sample

77Insane - Scars On Broadway
A true song about love and hate, the lyrics speak out with hypnotic chords and a wailing solo that sends you spiraling. This song will definitely hit you I the chest
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78Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad - Def Leppard

79Promises - Def Leppard

80Miss You In a Heartbeat - Def Leppard

81Two Steps Behind - Def Leppard

82Love Bites - Def Leppard

83Fiction - Avenged Sevenfold Listen to sample

84Burden - Opeth Listen to sample

85Phoenix from the Flames - Robbie Williams Listen to sample

86Alibi - Thirty Seconds to Mars Listen to sample

87Lost In Paradise - Evanescence
I love this song
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88Lithium - Evanescence Listen to sample

89Van Nuys - Sixx A.M. Listen to sample

90Enough - Disturbed Listen to sample

91Cry Out to Jesus - Third Day Listen to sample

92Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold Listen to sample

93These Are the Days of Our Lives - Queen
Last video appearance of Mercury
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94Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance Listen to sample

95Me - Nocturnal Rites Listen to sample

96Timothy - The Buoys
3 men are trapped in a coal mine cave-in.
Two of them kill and eat the third to survive.
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97Cancer - My Chemical Romance Listen to sample

98The Infection - Disturbed Listen to sample

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This list was created 1 year, 103 days ago and has been voted on over 400 times. This top ten list has been remixed 1 times.

Updated Tuesday, July 29, 2014


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