Greatest Hair Metal Songs

The Top Ten

1 Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Come on livin on a prayer is the best - winfreyb

OHHH, WE'RE HALFWAY THERE!
OHHH-OHHH, LIVIN' ON A PRAYER!
TAKE MY HAND WE'LL MAKE IT I SWEAR!
OHHH-OHHH, LIVIN' ON A PRAYER!
LIVIN' ON A PRAYYYER!

2 Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
3 Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue

The dirt bike intro is incredible

4 The Final Countdown - Europe
5 18 and Life - Skid Row

I like all these bands besides winger but I wuv hair metal (-:

6 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

This isn't Hair Metal - christangrant

I agree with christangrant - music isn't hair metal although they kinda looked like hair metal guys. - Metal_Treasure

7 Runaway - Bon Jovi
8 Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N' Roses

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

9 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

I love this song but I don't think it's exactly hair metal - it's too sad, deep and serious for the tone of this subgenre.
But it's one of the best songs on this list. - Metal_Treasure

10 Photograph - Def Leppard

The Contenders

11 We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
12 Rock of Ages - Def Leppard
13 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
14 I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
15 Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue
16 Cum On Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot
17 Runnin' with the Devil - Van Halen

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

18 Coming Home - Cinderella
19 Fallen Angel - Poison
20 Love in an Elevator - Aerosmith

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

21 Youth Gone Wild - Skid Row
22 Kiss of Death - Dokken
23 Metal Health - Quiet Riot
24 The Transformers Theme - Lion
25 Wild Side - Mötley Crüe
26 Born to Be My Baby - Bon Jovi
27 To Hell with the Devil - Stryper
28 What It Takes - Aerosmith
29 Wasted Time - Skid Row
30 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
31 Death to All but Metal - Steel Panther
32 Only Lonely - Bon Jovi
33 Heavy Metal Rules - Pantera
34 Gypsy Road - Cinderella
35 Seventeen - Winger
36 Machine Gunn Eddie - Nitro
37 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
38 Shout at the Devil - Motley Crue
39 Cherry Pie - Warrant
40 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
41 Miles Away - Winger
42 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

Not Hair Metal - christangrant

43 The Kid Goes Wild - Babylon A.D.
44 Animal - Def Leppard
45 Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue

The best glam song

46 Only a Heartbeat Away - Pantera
47 Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison
48 Breaking the Chains - Dokken
49 I Remember You - Skid Row
50 Hunger - Spectre General
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Photograph - Def Leppard
2. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
3. Runaway - Bon Jovi
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1. Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N' Roses
2. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
3. You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
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1. Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
2. The Final Countdown - Europe
3. Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue
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