Best Rock Ballads

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21 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth

Such a hard hitting song and Dave's vocals just take it to another level. You can hear the pain and anger in his voice

22 Snuff - Slipknot

Excellent song. Personally, I believe this should be much much higher than 37th. I listen to this song whenever I'm feeling down and it always seems to make me feel understood

My heart is just too dark to care, I can't destroy what isn't there - DesBaka

This song should be sung in heaven when we are condemned to hell! Best ballad ever

This wins for me.

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23 Don't Cry - Guns 'n Roses

It's amazing song you'll fall in love this song even if you're not rock music fan

This song has the most epic solo ever. Slash and izzy make love to their respective guitars, axl's singing is at its most emotional, and duff provides a badass bassline.

This is my favorite song ever hands down.
It manages to make you do exactly what the title tells you not to.

Amazing song with beautiful lyric! ☺

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24 Always - Bon Jovi

This one has a powerful lyrics, and the video clip was excellent. We never find any same quality these days

AMAZING song! Strong lyrics and seeing Bon Jovi perform this song gives me goosebumps! Emotions overflow! Deserves to be in the top 10

Bon Jovi has the best power ballads. All are so full of emotion. Favorite band and I was born in 2002.

One of the best

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25 Second Chance - 38 Special

Great song and really good singing

26 One - Metallica

Yep... best sissy ballad ever. Period!

27 Sober - Tool

The saddest yet most beautiful song ever. Deserves to be #1

28 Amanda - Boston
29 Last Song - Gackt

one of the most beautiful songs ever.

this song is absolutely beautiful

Gackt.. I just love this man.
I am crying allways.. Just must see, but not this version, look for piano version :'( - Lucius

Beautiful and touching

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30 Blackbird - Alter Bridge

I suggest to give this epic song a try and then vote. For me the best guitar solo, I've ever heard

A musical masterpiece that will stand the test of time.

31 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
32 Goodbye - hide (Matsumoto Hideto)

Say good bye just good bye
to all your worries good bye
Say good bye just good bye
without fear of change good bye

just walking aimlessly
good bye to the treasures of exhausted days
going on, the signposts
the same as that first wind

If you can't find a way
the many winding roads
shade your eyes from the sky Round & round
feeling scared about an unknown land
asking the tiny song

Please songs tell me true
no matter where I go
your melody'll keep on playing
someday again, even when I get lost on my own
if I can hear it, I can walk on merrily.

- from Goodbye, lyrics and music by hide
Lyrics partly in Japanese and partly in English; translation by Brian Stewart & Takako Sakuma

The most perfectly melancholy but somehow uplifting song ever. It's magic like only hide can give us.

33 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple

How did you guys even forget about this song. One of the best rock ballad song.

One of the most spine-tingling ballads out there in rock. Should be in the top 10 at least!

This is one of the greatest songs ever made. So sad, should really be in top 10

Grew up in the 70's. This is the best rock ballad song, then until now.

34 Telegraph Road - Dire Straits
35 I Never Cry - Alice Cooper
36 Send Me An Angel - Scorpions
37 Faithfully - Journey

My favorite song of Journey! I have listened to it over and over and never get tired of it...that is a song!

Amazing performance by the band and Steve Perry. WOW!

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38 The Flame - Cheap Trick

Best rock ballad ever written PERIOD

39 Redshift - Keldian
40 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This is the greatest rock ballad song, but no one know and vote, they just care about their favorite band - MiQi

This is an iconic song, and one of my favorites. It deserves better than 26th. It's like 3 different songs all rolled up into one.

This is one of the top 5 Rock songs of all time. It easily deserves the top spot for ballads alone! Freddy Mercury may have been one freaky dude but he was a musical genius!

No comparison,it really really deserve number 1

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Top Remixes (19)

1. Dream On - Aerosmith
2. A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth
3. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
1. Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner
2. Second Chance - 38 Special
3. Alone - Heart
1. Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow
2. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
3. Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple

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