Top 10 Best Rock Songs of All Time

The Top Ten
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Cover Art

Come on! Numb over Bohemian RHAPSODY! What is wrong with this list? Stairway yes, I love Zeppelin, but Linkin Park? Really? Queen is rockier than Linkin Park or Evanense (don't care if I misspelled! )

Also, Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who should be here!

This is my favourite Queen song and also, one of my favorite songs of all time! Ok, we all agree that this is one of the best pieces of work ever written!

Legendary. Strange and unique. Complex. Amazing. Never will there be a song better.

Close call with stairway, but this is three wonderful songs in one

Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin Cover Art

I like this list. Many people do not agree with a few songs near the top. To me that means that this list displays the varying opinions of what "good rock" is. Personally, I don't think Numb should be no. 2 (I like other Linkin Park songs better) but I think that it proves that there is much variety in this genre. I agree with the popular opinion that Stairway to Heaven is the best rock song ever. It is an interesting song. It is lengthy, and of very good quality.

1. Stairway to Heaven (the greatest ever)
2. Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen of Rock Songs)
3. Hey Jude (Best of the Beatles)
4. Purple Haze (Not 85! )
5. Layla (where is it)

Best in history, most famous and well known by everyone.
This song made all-in-all music history.

Dunno what's wrong with this list but, Kashmir at 86? Really? Numb and Diary of Jane in top 5? Must be a joke

Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Cover Art

No song speaks better to an entire generation than this grunge masterpiece!
Kurt Cobain was a genius that's true but a lot of people often underestimate the sexy bass playing and the hardcore drumming

Anyone who thinks someone is a poser for listening to this track are the real poser. Nirvana is great and really rocks. All Nirvana tracks are good in their own way. Rock is the best.

This is a song that will make you jump up and down like there's no tomorrow. Great rythym and guitar riffs. Too bad Kurt died so young. Nirvana would be the best rock band ever with a lot of potential

This list disappoints me... old tosh like Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones shouldn't BE on this list and yet they clock up the top 5... This song deserves to be on TOP. Period.

Second Time Around - Blue Cheer Second Time Around - Blue Cheer Cover Art

There's been greater.

Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day Cover Art

Not just the best rock but also the best song ever! It received two grammys and several other awards. Green Day is the best band too!
Greetings from India!


I wish somewhere a bear will find me!
Don't worry, he doesn't actually say that.

Just 'cause this isn't a classic doesn't mean it's worse than those in the top 10.

Best song ever

Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Cover Art

Has been one of my favorites for almost 12 years now. Anyway how is Nickelback ANYWHERE NEAR the top 10? How is it anywhere near the top 1000 for that matter? One of the most disappointing bands ever compared to its popularity. Amazed to see that one of their songs has over 100 mil views. Just doesn't compare to the hits.

From Slash's brilliant riffs to Axl's voice and lyrics... This song deserver to be top.

This song has been the worlds favorite for a time! Come on! Make it to number one!

Just love it can't believe this is 24th this is number "'1"' people

Back In Black - AC/DC Back In Black - AC/DC Cover Art

AC/DC is such a inspirational band and has pumped out many great hits, including back in black and I think this song has the potential to be the #1rock song of all time!

This song is sick but I think the best rock song is bat out of hell by meatloaf it has to be the most epic song of all time in my opinion

They rock long life ACDC

Numb - Linkin Park Numb - Linkin Park Cover Art

Ok the comments on this song just piss me off, like seriously do you guys listen to songs from your asses or what, the reason this song is in such high place on this list is because of how mainstream it is, and of course because it's modern, other than that the song is mediocre at best and certainly doesn't even deserve to be in the top 30. Get your stuff straight and listen to bands like the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, these were real bands who made real music, music that influenced generations after them, but did Linkin Park have any sort of significance or influence in the music industry, hell no.

Wow, I just voted for this song and it suddenly went to the top place. Aside from that, this song is amazing. Linkin Park never really came to do this sort of music again after 'Meteora'. Because of this I seriously considered voting for Evanescence' 'Bring Me To Life', but then I remembered that the same thing happened to them. Ben Moody left and the music changed. I think the music industry has died; that might seem harsh, but I haven't found music from after 2007 that I really enjoyed.

NUMB... It is an old song of Linkin Park... N linkin made many more new songs... N better too... But numb was my first song I heard of Linkin Park n I didn't at all understand the video but dis one's always gonna be first in my mind no matter how many more Linkin Park is gonnna make... LOVE you CHESTER!

I downloaded this song because it was in the high places of this ranking. I tried to like it, but after several times I heard it I could not stand it and I had to delete it. This song and Linkin Park in general is very overrated.

One - Metallica One - Metallica Cover Art

Best guitar solo ever, such meanigful and beautiful lyrics

Best tune ever!

Best at everything.. Guitar,drum,bass,aransement. The best song I've ever heard

Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd Cover Art

Looking at the list and finding Comfortably Numb at 19, I find this list irrelevant.

Why is this not in the top 5?

How it's not on the top?...

Best song of all time.

The Contenders
Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd Cover Art
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Cover Art

Iconic bass line and riff. Legendary song.

Bring Me to Life - Evanescence Bring Me to Life - Evanescence Cover Art

Favorite rock song, well I don't know if monster by skillet is rock but whatever

Needs to be at least #2
#1 Should be Paralyzer by Finger Eleven

Really? What I just lost faith to humanity

Better than welcome to the jungle

Tom Sawyer - Rush Tom Sawyer - Rush Cover Art

Rush is the best.

, stupidly aazingly incredible drum rolls, how is it not at least 3?

' great song, but 2112 should be first in this list, nothing tops that one.

For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

I love this song because of the nice guitar riffs and great lyrics

King Nothing - Metallica

Metallica is my favorite band and this is their best song. Although not all thrash metal is good (although a lot of it is), this makes you wonder how this kind of music could be BAD! )

Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses Cover Art

Wow really numb on #2
Dude listen to this song and you'll know what 80s rock is

This song is very great, but it seems a little bit overrated!

This is the best

For me...greatest song ever. I'm 13 yrs old HATE today's music with a passion. Back then you didn't need auto tune to make great songs. This proves that point, especially when he says "YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE?!? YOU IN THE JUNGLE BABY, YOU GONNA DIEEE! " Axl rose is a badass frontman and Guns n Roses are one of the greatest bands of all time

Hey Jude - Beatles Hey Jude - Beatles Cover Art

Good Song but this is not rock.This is Classical Music.Or kind of Acoustic Pop

At least should be above stairway to heaven.
Beatles are the best. Ha

Black Dog - Led Zeppelin Black Dog - Led Zeppelin Cover Art

Black dog is the best song ever and Led Zeppelin is the best band ever!

The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin Cover Art

This song is amazing! With its blood-chilling intro that picks up and gets extremely heavy and awesome. Not to mention the clever melodic uses in Ben's voice with the well thought out drum and guitar parts, this song mixes together all that is good in rock. In fact, Breaking Benjamin does that with pretty much all of their songs. Just because they're not from the 80s doesn't mean they aren't one of the best bands ever

This song has changed the world and caused music chaos!
Breaking Benjamin are truly underrated, this song is a BLAST!

I love it! Breaking Benjamin is so underrated, and should not only have more popular songs, but be a more adored band!

I would have thought I Will Not Bow would be higher but that's none of my business...

Hotel California - Eagles Hotel California - Eagles Cover Art

A addictive and mesmerizing songs. Metaphorical lyrics, and one of the best riffs I ve heard. Deserves to be at the top

No. 16? Nah. This deserves to be among the top 5. Just listen to the song and you will know why.

Bring Me to Life in the top 10 over this amazing song? God some peopleā€¦

Enter Sandman - Metallica Enter Sandman - Metallica Cover Art

If you are talking about best rock song these one is the king of rock songs Metallicas greatest creation guitar and drums are amazing..

Not only is this a classic song but it also has the best lyrics

Highway to Hell - AC/DC Highway to Hell - AC/DC Cover Art

Highway to Hell Is much better than Linkin Park! Linkin Park isn't even rock

Paradise City - Guns N' Roses Paradise City - Guns N' Roses Cover Art
Basket Case - Green Day
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