Worst Rock Songs of All Time

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The Top Ten

1
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Maroon 5 is getting REALLY bad... REALLY fast. All the songs they come out with now are awful. Moves like jagger, pay phone, one more night... I could go on. I absolutely love their older songs, like the album "Songs about Jane" They're just sell outs now. :(

isabellapineiro

The worst collaboration ever imagined... Seriously maroon 5 disappointed me... Hands all over is a really average album to listen thanks to this lame-ass Mick Jagger tribute
I was shocked when I discovered that Maroon had made songs such as 'she will be loved'. I had to check if Maroon really made moves like Jagger.
How did they go from Police influenced new wave to electronic heavy pop-rock is way beyond me.
Not the worst rock song but the most disappointing one and one of the best indications that good music has degenerated into crap.
[Newest]I don't think this should be on the list. Not that I like the song (it's awful) but I don't think it's rock.

2Higher - Creed

3If You Could Only See - Tonic
I just heard this & I truly regret for doing that... I'm voting for this.

Fan_of_Good_Music

This song is flawless... Lyrically and musically. This can't possibly be in the top 10 WORST rock songs EVER... Come on. I could see it not being someone's favorite or even disliking it, but the top 10 worst... Never. Same with Higher by Creed. You either love 'em or hate 'em, but, again, the worst?! Not by a long shot.

4Headstrong - Trapt
Idiots.. It's a very good song
How is this bad?

5If You Love Somebody Set Them Free - Sting

6Like a Rock - Bob Seger

7We Built This City - Starship
Are you kidding? I like that song!
Loved Jefferson Airplane, but its pop rocket, Jefferson Starship was pop-rocks at it's
Worst.

mgenet

Who put Aerials on here. Say what you like but Aerials is my favourite System of a Down song, so much meaning. This song however, sucks more than Tulisa's mouth! It's so bad, lack of inspiration, lack of quality and a disgrace to rock music!
[Newest]This song is super catchy!

8What It's Like - Everlast
I completely agree here. This song isn't even rock yet it's played on my local rock station constantly.

BlackPikmin1998


9Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Who the hell decided to add this song it is great and will be remembered for a long time unlike anything justin beiber or adele have ever created
To put the best rock song ever on this list is madness
If you have a look on the list for greatest rock songs of all time you'll see this song there. This was one of the best songs ever made, it should be no where near this list.
[Newest]I think the person that put this on here was just trying to make people mad.

10Knives and Pens - Black Veil Brides
Seriously stairway to heaven on this list
Horrible poser metal crap.. And seriously Stairway on this list? This song should be number one on this list
Vote for this to get stairway to heaven

The Contenders

11She Hates Me - Puddle of Mudd
Never hearted this song before... I vote for this only to bting "Starways to Heaven" lower on the list

12Tonight, Tonight - Hot Chelle Rae
Uh, a good majority of the songs on the list aren't even rock songs. Any-who, I've never a song so overplayed, so dull, so unbearable than this.
This crap doesn't even count as rock. And who the hell put Stairway To Heaven on this list!? It's not only the greatest rock song of all time, but also one of the greatest songs of all time, period.
This song sums up everything wrong with todays music
[Newest]That song is not rock if so it is the worst

13Something In Your Mouth - Nickelback
Straight up hate Nickelback.
First of all worst band ever terrible song and second of all who put stairway to heaven on this list it's the best song of all time
Usually Nickelback is just boring, but sometimes they sink so low that they make jaw-droppingly awful songs. Like this one, one of the ugliest songs ever written.

14Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
Congrats on making a song about a school shooting sound as emo as the people who perform such acts.
Who the hell makes songs about a school shooting?
This was a pretty good song. I just don't like how people hate the lyrics. This world is crumbling with more shootings every day. Come on, this is actually a good song.
[Newest]Just wanted to get Stairway to Heaven out of this list!

15Hey, Soul Sister - Train
This is the most pathetic joke of a list I've ever seen. A lot of the songs on here aren't even rock for starters, and whoever had the bright idea of putting stairway to heaven on here should be unusually tortured. This list is a complete joke.
Annoying the first time you hear it, mind numbing every time after. I've almost damaged my car radio trying to change the station when it came on one time.
It's very annoying but why Stairway to heaven and THE BEATLES. What kind of list is this
[Newest]It makes me want to puke all over my bowling ball in gym class. But why is Hey There Delilah on here this is a joke.

istooduptoabully


16Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
The only reason I voted for this song is to get stairway to heaven out of this list. You are welcome
I knew a guy. He was my friend. Likable, funny, all-around good guy. Then he started learning guitar. And he grew horribly conceited, selfish, and sung every waking second for the attention of women (That's why he picked up the guitar in the first place).

And this was his anthem.
Got it on 11 lets try to get stairway to heaven out of the way everybody (out of the top tens).
[Newest]This is a great song

17Ready, Set, Go! - Tokio Hotel
Well first of all Tokio Hotel SUCKS.

Second of all, to the person that put Stairway to Heaven on this list...

We WILL find you.

18Sleeping Bag - ZZ Top

1921 Guns - Green Day
The only reason why I voted for this song, was so I could announce that having 21 guns in 9th place on a list like this is pathetic!
What kind of a idiot dislikes a song like this?! But if you disagree with me then that's fine, but that's my opinion
Actually seeing this song on such a list really surprises me. Green day are a talented band and are still popular today.
Why is this even on the list -_-
[Newest]Wait, I thought this was the list of the worst songs? Why in the world is this on here? I like this song a lot!

20Payphone - Maroon 5
It sounds like someone is hurting Adam Levine when he says "Payphone" in this song. Horrible sound. Horrible lyrics. I wonder how many seconds it took them to write this song?
Why in the living heck is Knives and Pens on this list? It is a respectable song about anti-bullying and not being offended about who you are!

And yeah, Payphone may be catchy but the lyrics are very badly thought up. :/
This isn't rock. Maroon 5 is not rock anymore. They only became all poppy because, I don't know, people love crap like this? I'm TIRED of rap bridges.

21Rockstar 101 - Rihanna
Rubbish. This song is annoying. Rihanna fails at trying to do a rock song.
Who likes this song? No one.
I don't like rihanna shes stupid
[Newest]Rihanna, I know your real music is crap, but seriously, You can't sing rock either.

22Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers

23Behind Blue Eyes - Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit should stop doing cover songs (or any type of song for that matter), because I haven't found one song by them that's actually... You know... Good.

24American Idiot - Green Day
Which idiot added this awesome song in this list?
An American idiot put this song here
Hell naw. somebody gon die

25Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
What kind of an idiot would put stairway to heaven on this list? I can tell you this you will take a highway to hell...

26The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
WHAT! This is like one of the greatest rock songs in my opinion!
Are you kidding me? This is one of the best rock songs of the year!

Fan_of_Good_Music

Who compiles this crap, ! No mention of the awful chili peppers

27Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - The Beatles
The Beatles are amazing but this song is just worthless filler. Why Yoko? Why?
Great melody but nonsense lyrics that ruin the song:b

28Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
WHAT? This IS 4TH ON BEST SONGS OF ALL TIME THIS SONG IS GENIUS SO WHOEVER PUT THIS ON THIS LIST IS STUPID
This isn't a bad song but it is overrated. Alice In chains- man in the box is way more powerful then smells like sprit.

Sabbath

YOU ARE CRAZY!

Kurt, you are the best
[Newest]This is a great song who put this on here

29Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
How could a Mumford and Sons song even make it onto this list? They're one of the best bands right now. PAthetc

30Famous Last Words - My Chemical Romance
Why is this on here?! My Chemical Romance Green Day and Stairway to Heaven do NOT belong on this list. Whoever made this list does not know good music!
Why would you put this song on here? This is a good song by one of the greatest punk rock bands ever, if you think it is a bad band, go ahdead and think that, to not post it and say others opoions are dumb for lieking a band
What the £@&€!? This is my favourite song of all time, why is it on this list? This is a joke...
This band saved my life. They stopped me self harming. I would probably be dead without them.
And even though they split up, My Chemical Romance, your memory will carry on. X

31Rockstar - Nickelback
Rubbish, I dislike this song and is officially demeaning rock 'n' roll. I prefer the other tunes of the artist Nickelback.
I hate this song so much...

32Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Who put this song on the list?

33Bodies - Drowning Pool
If I hear one more person use this for their youtube playthrough, I'm sticking an ax in my computer!
One of the most overused songs on the web.
Ouch! This song is so dumb and annoying!

34Nookie - Limp Bizkit

35One - Metallica
Why the hell is one on this list! It's one of metallica's
Better songs!
Who the hell put it on this list. (though I'm not a Metallica fan)
This is an amazing song!

Tylerlangford1234

[Newest]This is one of the best songs ever.

36Aerials - System of a Down
Do you even know what this song mean. This song is meaningful than other songs out there
Never like them! That damn intro is so disturbing it sounds like a old man drowning it just about a guy in a river to a waterful and trying to drown that is just plain crazy I found out that the band is system of a down not aerials who could think of a band with a crappy name like that?! It's also in guitar hero (only on wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 version) and in rock band on the same platforms I WISH IT NEVER LISTENED TO THAT IN THE FIRST PLACE!
Why is this on here the song is amazing and the meaning is so deep

37Forced Gender Reassignment - Cattle Decapitation
The music video didn't even make it to YouTube due to it's extreme gore and sexual violence it looks like that Cattle Decapitation had just released the most disgusting music video there ever was
The music video is banned on youtube cause of blood, guts, torture, realistic things happening and sexual violence.
(SPOILER ALERT) There are 2 disgusting moments happened
A guy is seen with a drll and drilled up some one's rear end
A guy is seen bending down to the crotch and pulled the last hair and it turns out that he pulled out one of his test and you can actually see it
It's a death metal song and it's original music video is BANNED ON YOUTUBE for its gruesome violence, guts, blood, torture, sexual violence and organs it's the most disgusting music video I've ever watched you can watch it on bloody disgusting.com and watch it

It's realistic violence gave me nightmares for nights
It's gross (SPOILER ALERT! ) There's two parts in the music video where the most disgusting moments I've ever seen
1: A guy is seen with a drill, drilling up someone rear end
2. As the first guitar solo is finished you can see a guy going down his crotch and pulling out the last hair and it turns out that he actually pulled out the p***s it was so realistic that I almost vomited
And I forgot one: a guy is seen shoving his crotch up another guy's rear end
CATTLE DECAPITATION I HATE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU
Metallica IS WAY BETTER THAN YOU TOTAL N008S WHO don't KNOW HOW 2 SING PROPERLY

38Baby - Justin Bieber
This is not even rock. it's just awful

39Wonderwall - Oasis
I really like Oasis, but I have to admit that this is crap. Songs like Fade In-Out and Some Might Say put this to shame.

PositronWildhawk

You're WRONG! Oasis is my favorite band! To be fair this is one of their weaker songs but it does not deserve to be on a worst list!

BlackPikmin1998


40Drops of Jupiter - Train

41In the End - Black Veil Brides
Unoriginal, boring and simplistic poser metal crap

42Bycycle Race - Queen
I'd like to meet the idiots who voted for this song. Its slightly underrated and I'm pretty sure most people have never heard it. Listen to it and then you'll be thinking.

ImAKillerQueen

This is a great song from an awesome band

TheSorrow1

What's this song about... a bike?

43Violet Hill - Coldplay
Who put this here seriously this is one of coldplays better songs O. O

44Some Kind of Monster - Metallica

45With Arms Wide Open - Creed
I like it. I think it's one of creed's better songs.
If not the worst song of all time, it's pretty damn close

46Marry Me - Train

47You Suffer - Napalm Death
Why is this on here? Napalm Death said themselves it was a 'comedy thing' and a joke. Plus, it's grindcore the song is meant to be short.
This is the worst song ever. Reason 1: It is only 3 seconds, Reason 2: All the drummer does is hit the hi-hats once, Reason 3: You can't even understand the lead singer.
This song goes on for way too long.

48Come Out and Play - The Offspring
I like the offspring. Not one of their finest moments.
Why are 21 guns smells like teen spirit and famous last words on here. Each are the best from the artist they came from

49Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
this is just awesome, a classic. Who don't like this song? Green Day, my chemical romance, the offspring, nickelback and Metallica's song shouldn't be here.

50B.Y.O.B - System of a Down
This song is just downright awful

51Love Somebody - Maroon 5

52One More Night - Maroon 5
Represents everything that's wrong with pop. I do like Moves Like Jagger, We Built This City, Stairway to Heaven, Pumped Up Kicks, Use Somebody, and Bicycle Race. And yes those posts that list everything on the list they disagree with are made by the same person.

53We Are Young - Fun

54Revolution 9 - The Beatles
This isn't rock, its an avant garde piece. It may have been made by a rock SINGER, (john lennon composed it, other Beatles didn't have anything to do with it), but its not rock.
I like the Beatles and all, and I don't think this should count because it's barely a song as is.
I love the Beatles but this is a 8 minute song of john saying number 9

55Water's Edge - Blind Line

56Dear Ol' Dad - Blind Melon

57Touch, Peel and Stand - Days of the New

58In League With Satan - Venom

59Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Hate every single thing about this song. It's just a ripoff of other far superior songs from the '50s
Ugh... throw in Bennie and The Jets as well
This song is amazing! Why is this here?

60Little Black Submarines - Black Keys

61Na Na Na - My Chemical Romance
My chemical romance Shouldn't be here.
"My Chemical Romance" makes me sick.

62Poison Heart - Ramones

63Live and Learn - Crush 40
This needs to be number 1 in this list. Even One Direction can outperform them easily although they are the 2nd worst band after Crush 40.

All Sonic songs are trash, especially this one.
Crush 40, worst band ever. They need to break up.
Would you be mad if I said that I actually like this song? Yeah I thought so

64His World - Zebrahead
Another Led Zeppelin plus Eminem wannabe combined. This failed rap plus the horrible guitar solos sank down this song. Forgot to mention it is a sonic song. Therefore, it is one of the worst rock songs ever made.

65Holy Wars... The Punishment Due - Megadeth
Why is this song on the list it's actually a good song idiots

66Sushi Girl - The Tubes
I'd like to nominate "Sushi Girl" by the "Tubes" for the worst rock song EVER! I'd highly recommend it if you're looking for a good laugh. It includes several of the most awkward double entendres in rock history! Awful, awful, awful and hilarious!

67These Dreams - Heart
Heart went Pop in the 80's but this pure elevator music.

68Caraphernelia - Pierce the Veil

69Mr. Brownstone - Guns N Roses

70A Horse With No Name - America
"There ain't no one for to give you no pain"... How could anyone do that to the English language? And those plants and birds and rocks and THINGS... THINGS!
Not to mention the concise and evocative lyric, "the heat was hot".

71Tonight's the Night - Rod Stewart
It has it all as far as bad songs go: The creep factor, the clunk, the ooze, the train wreck of attempts using the English language, the drippy, drizzling lounge singer rhythm, it's gagalicious.

72Hello Kitty - Avril Lavigne
The worst rock song ever! I just ought to put this on this list, otherwise I couldn't sleep at night!

Fan_of_Good_Music


73I Got That Rock N' Roll - Ross Lynch

74American Bad Ass - Kid Rock

75Highway to Hell - AC/DC

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