Most Overrated Rock Ballads


The Top Ten

1 Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers

You could also add Californication to the list too. Both pretty overrated RHCP ballads. - cjWriter1997

2 With or Without You - U2
3 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Oh yes this one is also very overrated - christangrant

4 Changes - Black Sabbath

Most Overrated Song on Vol 4 its not very good - christangrant

5 Behind Blue Eyes - Limp Bizkit

And it's a awful cover of a good ballad - christangrant

6 Beth - Kiss

Indeed it is. Just listen he sings "Oh Beth what can I do". Sounds like he has a cough. - zxm

7 Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
8 Warmness on the Soul - Avenged Sevenfold

Anything that gets praise off this album is overrated and this was the best song on that awful album at best the song is medicore - christangrant

9 Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison

Even if it is one of their only good songs still its overrated - christangrant

10 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Its only overrated on TTT's list. Usually this songs is not on every list of best rock ballads. At least not in top 10. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

The Unforgiven is on the same album, and I personally think that song is the better ballad. - cjWriter1997

In Fact this might be their worst ballad because almost all the other ones are better - christangrant

It is not Metallicas best song and its not even their best ballad - christangrant

12 Mama I'm Coming Home - Ozzy Osbourne
13 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Is this a ballad? - zxm

14 November Rain - Guns N Roses

This is the greatest song of all time so no - LarrytheFairy

I guess I can agree with this but it's still a very good song nonetheless. - cjWriter1997

15 Tears - X Japan
16 The Day That Never Comes - Metallica

Why out of all the songs on Death Magnetic this one gets the most praise - christangrant

17 Acid Rain - Avenged Sevenfold
18 All Apologies - Nirvana
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Beth - Kiss
2. Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. Behind Blue Eyes - Limp Bizkit
1. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
2. Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. With or Without You - U2


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