Greatest Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Songs

The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

One of the greatest hard rock songs of all time. At the end of the song it gets heavier. From the solo the song shows its most creativity and continues till end - zxm

2 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden Cover Art
3 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Cover Art
4 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Cover Art
5 Paranoid - Black Sabbath Paranoid - Black Sabbath Cover Art

Yes, it's a great HARD ROCK song!

6 Back in Black - AC/DC Back in Black - AC/DC Cover Art
7 Peace Sells - Megadeth Peace Sells - Megadeth Cover Art
8 Baba O'Riley - The Who Baba O'Riley - The Who Cover Art
9 The Trooper - Iron Maiden
10 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Good song, but It's actually thrash metal. And thrash metal is different from heavy metal. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Cover Art
12 Light My Fire - The Doors Light My Fire - The Doors Cover Art

This song is not really hard rock. it has some heavy parts. but ultimately it's psych rock - zxm

13 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
14 In-A-gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly In-A-gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly Cover Art
15 Hallelujah - Humble Pie Hallelujah - Humble Pie Cover Art
16 The Pusher - Steppenwolf The Pusher - Steppenwolf Cover Art

THE version is from "Live" album (1970), with wolfie-looking' Malamute on cover. Heavy, indeed.

17 Goin' Down - Jeff Beck Group Goin' Down - Jeff Beck Group Cover Art
18 Barracuda - Heart Barracuda - Heart Cover Art
19 Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix Cover Art
20 Sunshine of Your Love - Cream Sunshine of Your Love - Cream Cover Art
21 Hells Bells - AC/DC Hells Bells - AC/DC Cover Art
22 Wild One - Dio Wild One - Dio Cover Art
23 Still of the Night - Whitesnake Still of the Night - Whitesnake Cover Art
24 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Cover Art

I thought this was number one.

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