Greatest '80s Rock Songs


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21 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
22 Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard

One of the best songs I have ever heard it should be number 1!

On of the best Leppard songs, But it is by the best band ever, but why so low should be top five - DLnumber1

Best band and song ever. I'm only 15 but I grew up listening to then and they're still my favorite band to this day. That will always be my favorite song.

This is an amazing song that deserves to be in the top ten

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23 Metal Health (Bang Your Head) - Quiet Riot

Best song in all of 1983, this was QR best and this song put Heavy Metal and Hair Bands on the Map.

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24 Juke Box Hero - Foreigner

One of the most epic and underrated rock songs of all time. Great inspiring song that needs more attention.

Easily the best song ever


25 Panama - Van Halen

Really, Very AMAZING song, even if it is a bit suggesting, it is still really awesome. Peace, Love, and Van Halen. Please vote to get Panama to number one

There was no better band in the 80s, and if you saw them live in '80-'84 you know what I'm saying'! This song has everything, including a killer Eddie VanHalen solo and Diamond Dave's personality shining through.

# 1 kick but song, type of song you crank up as long as you can

One of best Hard rock/Heavy metal songs of all time

26 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Needs. To. Be. Higher.

Ok this should be switched with One at number 8

Had enough of Bon Jovis in every 80s list

good song

27 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue

I just love this band and dad named me after this band you know

I think that Mötley Crüe's "Home Sweet Home" should be in the top ten, because it's ' Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee! They stick to rock roots and rock styles!

28 What About Love? - Heart
29 Hells Bells - AC/DC

This song has one of the best lead ins of all time... the bells followed by a classic Angus Young riff. Masterful. Get the same feeling now when I hear it as I did back in high school, and that's a sign of a top 10 in my opinion!

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30 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

love the solo... great video too. - jwileson

Bahaha this is a 90's rock song not 80's

Beautiful song, I really enjoyed it considering I can't stand love songs but this is just beautiful - heirofblack

It�'s not from the 80s but its Great thought

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31 Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison

This song is like the ultimate feel good rock song. That opening intro alone is enough to put me into a good mood

32 Dreams - Van Halen
33 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

YOU know what I don't think there's any need to comment on this song anymore the previous guys already covered how awesome this song is. Wait I just... I said that no... And I just...

The true 80s rock song. From catchy guitar hooks to ever-popular refrain, this song remains as a true rock evergreen.

This is hands down my favorite song of all time, I straight loose my mind every time I hear this.

Now this is a song you can sing along to, it's truly ageless! The best of Guns N' Roses - heirofblack

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34 That's All - Genesis
35 Money for Nothing - Dire Straits

Epic intro, epic song and makes you want to put your pedal to the metal.

36 Under Pressure - Queen

Great song but I see y he went to court for this song cause every time I hear I think it's the song ice ice baby until they start singing then that's when I know that it's not the song ice ice baby

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37 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica

This song has one of the best lyrics ever :

"Welcome to where time stands still
No one leaves and no one will
Moon is full, never seems to change
Just labeled mentally deranged
Dream the same thing every night
I see our freedom in my sight
No locked doors, No windows barred
No things to make my brain seem scarred

Sleep my friend and you will see
That dream is my reality
They keep me locked up in this cage
Can't they see it's why my brain says rage " - Disturbedpotato

38 Mr. Crowley - Ozzy Osbourne
39 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

Best rock song ever. not just out of the 80's

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40 Urgent - Foreigner
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Top Remixes (20)

1. Mama - Genesis
2. Angel - Aerosmith
3. We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner
1. Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
2. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
3. Master of Puppets - Metallica
1. Tom Sawyer - Rush
2. In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins
3. November Rain - Guns N' Roses

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