Heaviest Songs by Hard Rock Bands


The Top Ten

1 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses

Again another heavy song by Guns N' Roses a Personal Favorite of Mine - christangrant

2 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

My favorite Guns N' Roses song, too. And I think it's heavier than Hot For Teacher. - Metal_Treasure

This is my favorite Guns N' Roses song by far from all their songs I've heard. Their other songs are pretty good, but I absolutely love this. - Element119

A Pretty heavy song for a hard rock band which is why loads of metal fans say this is their favorite Guns N' Roses song - christangrant

3 Still of the Night - Whitesnake

Great song and the riff is pretty heavy. - Userguy44

This is probably Whitesnake's heaviest song that I have heard. - Element119

4 Hot for Teacher - Van Halen

Very good Van Halen song. I like Panama a little better from 1984, but this song is amazing as well. - Element119

This song is pretty heavy - christangrant

5 This Means War - AC/DC

This track is really heavy its hard not to head bang to this awesome song - christangrant

6 This Means War - Nickelback

The Heaviest Nickelback song - christangrant

7 Stone Cold Crazy - Queen

This is a Thrash Metal song - christangrant

8 Riff Raff - AC/DC
9 You Could Be Mine - Guns N' Roses

Yes another great heavy song by Guns N' Roses - christangrant

10 Best Years - Whitesnake

The song sample is from a live show but you get the picture. Whitesnake are a very heavy and loud hard rock band. They became famous for soft songs (Is This Love) and this is kinda misleading. - Metal_Treasure

The Newcomers

? Children of Steel - Edguy

The Contenders

11 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
12 Walk All Over You - AC/DC

The heaviest song from the Bon Scott Era AC/DC - christangrant

13 Rockin' Every Night - Gary Moore

Gary Moore became famous as a blues musician but he released some pretty heavy hard rock songs (and even some metal songs).
Ian Paice of Deep Purple played the drums on this song and was also a co-writer. - Metal_Treasure

14 War Machine - AC/DC

A Pretty heavy song by AC/DC - christangrant

15 Panama - Van Halen

I love this song a lot, this is my favorite Van Halen song from the 1984 album. - Element119

A great heavy song by Van Halen - christangrant

16 Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith

Probally the Heaviest Aerosmith song - christangrant

17 Juke Box Hero - Foreigner
18 Into the Fire - Deep Purple
19 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
20 Steal Your Heart Away - Whitesnake
21 Mean Streak - Deep Purple
22 Not Fakin It - Nazareth

Won't say it's their heaviest song, but yes. this song is heavy. - zxm

23 Ogre Battle - Queen

Thanks to whoever added this. I love this song. I used to listen to it a lot. It's very epic-sounding. - Gg2000

24 If You Want Me - Whitesnake
25 Cold Sweat - Thin Lizzy
26 Military Man - Gary Moore
27 Bird of Prey - Uriah Heep
28 We Will Rock You - Queen

This song is kinda heavy. But queen has some metal songs. Which are even heavier than this. Ogre Battle, Son and Daughter, Stone Cold Crazy etc. - zxm

I think this song is the best a song could get. In my paintball battles it's playing and navy pilot listen to it - Warwolf18

29 Evil Walks - AC/DC

Those power cords are epic.

30 Side of a Bullet - Nickelback
31 Feed the Machine - Nickelback
32 How You Remind Me - Nickelback
33 Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin
34 Thunderstruck - AC/DC
35 Revolve - Melvins
36 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Good song, but not that heavy. - Userguy44

I don't know why this wasn't even on here, but when it comes to HEAVY, this song fits the bill. The slow tempo, menacing guitar, the violin fills are just great.

37 Sheer Heart Attack - Queen
38 Warheads - Extreme

Along with "Get the Funk Out", it's Nuno Bettencourt's finest moment. - truckturner

39 Hate - Kiss

Really underrated Gene song, really heavy. - truckturner

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Top Remixes

1. Stone Cold Crazy - Queen
2. Riff Raff - AC/DC
3. Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
1. Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses
2. Still of the Night - Whitesnake
3. Paradise City - Guns N' Roses


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