Top Ten Most Overused Song Titles In Rock Music

Every song has a story to tell, and most song titles do a great job of helping you to predict the story of the song. However, some titles just make you wish people would stop using them! Here is a list of some of those titles!

The Top Ten Most Overused Song Titles In Rock Music

1 Down

Stone Temple Pilots, Socialburn, Fuel, Motograter, 311, Static-X, Pearl Jam, Blink-182, Gravity Kills, and many more. - NuMetalManiak

2 Home

This title was most famously used by rocker Chris Daughtry and post-grunge giants Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace. - AngryByrd

Pretty popular title. I think Dream Theater's Home is the best song with that title. - IronSabbathPriest

Too many songs are called "Home" it's too cliche

3 So Far Away

Chances are, if you listen to music at all, you've heard of at least 2 songs with this title. In the rock world, Avenged Sevenfold, Red, and Stabbing Westward have all had songs bearing this title. - AngryByrd

The great singer-songwriter Carole King also had a song with this title.

Staind, Red, and Stabbing Westward - Soulstealer

4 Lost

Red, Avenged Sevenfold, and Stabbing Westward also have this cliche title in common, which is not surprising. This title is one of the most overused titles in not only the rock genre, but music as a whole. - AngryByrd

My favorite "Lost" song would have to be from Death Angel.

Lol even Coldplay used this song title

5 In the End

When you hear this title, you probably think of Linkin Park's single from their first album. Or you may think about the well known Black Veil Brides song. While these two songs are easily the most popular songs with this title, many bands have made songs with this title. - AngryByrd

"This is the end, beautiful friend. This is the end, my only friend, the end."

One of the most chilling pieces of music ever recorded. - PetSounds

Everyone misses the fact that the best song called "In The End" ever written is the one by Australia Rock Band "The Living End"

There was this one band that was famous a long time ago, and who had an ending line in a song titled "The End":
"And in the end,
The love you take,
Is equal to the love,
You make".

6 Alone
7 Breakdown

Relient K wrote a song called Breakdown about the lead singer's car breaking down. Pure masterpiece. - RiverClanRocks

8 Save Me

Avenged Sevenfold and My Darkest Days.

9 Inside Out
10 Hold On

The Contenders

11 Forever

Both Papa Roach and Kamelot used it, as well as loads of non-rock (read as: inferior) artists.

12 Hit the Floor

While it may be hard to notice, this agressive title has graced the catalogs of bands like Linkin Park, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Bullet For My Valentine. Due to the rough nature of the title, it's easy to see how this title got so popular with hard rockers. - AngryByrd

13 Numb

Linkin Park, I'm beginning to notice a trend here. - AngryByrd

14 Destruction
15 One
16 Changes
17 Pain
18 Breathe
19 Remedy
20 Drown
21 This Means War
22 Rain
23 Without You
24 Unstable
25 Whole Lotta (Something)
26 Monster

Think about it - from Skillet, to Meg & Dia, this title certainly is a popular one.

Starset, Eminem, Kanye West, Imagine Dragons - And those were just one page of a Google search! I'm positive there's a LOT more songs with this title..

27 Forgotten
28 The River
29 Hallelujah
30 Sober
31 Entrails Ripped from a Virgin's C***
32 Why
33 Let It Die
34 Closer
35 End of Time
36 Photograph
37 Happy
38 I Want You
39 Heartbreaker
40 Somebody to Love

Queen, Jefferson Airplaine, Justin Bieber, Kacey Musgraves, George Michael

41 Happier

Obviously you think of the two songs (one performer by Marshmello and the other performed by Ed Sheeran. There's gotta be other artists who have used this title in a song

42 Right Now
BAdd New Item