Top Ten Reasons Why Rock Music Is the Best

The Top Ten

1 They write their own songs

Not really " a " main reason why rock is the best. Folk singers write most of the time also their lyrics.

Exactly. They put passion into their songs, man.

Most of the time.

2 It never gets old

So true! ROck music will never die! Green Day and Evanescence are my favorite bands

Is it even possible to get sick of Three Days Grace? I've been listening to them almost every day of the last 11 months, and I can't seem to get unattached to them. In fact, I only love them more!

It's for those who love music fo music.

Think about Bohemian Rhapsody.

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3 It's original

Pop artists are ripping off heaps of songs

4 No Technology
5 Their songs are meaningful

Definitely meaningful songs Holiday by Green Day points out how terrible politicians are, Never Too Late by Three Days Grace tells the story of a suicidal presence that people can overcome if they try hard enough Highway to Hell by ACDC generally is about how the human race sins and how we're already on a highway to hell and etc. there's probably more I forgot but eh all I could think of. Still though this genre has a lot of meaningful songs so counting down of all them would take a really long time.

Agreed. 'Just like you'by three days grace tells us to stop being pushed around and 'i don't want to be here anymore'by rise against show us everything that is wrong with the world from missing children to war.

Rock songs talk about real stuff not about butts and money

6 The Music Speaks to the listeners
7 It's influential
8 They're famous for their music
9 No autotune

Think about Freddie Mercury.

Autotune should have never been invented!

Only manual tune is allowed!

10 There's No Best Band

The Contenders

11 Their concerts are fun to go to
12 Has Bands Like Queen and Led Zeppelin

Don't forget the rolling stones!

Led Zeppelin ROCKS! Queen ROCKS! AC/DC Rocks! Guns N' Roses ROCK! All of rock ROCKS - Toucan

13 It's Real Music
14 Their albums tell a story
15 Less Haters
16 Guitar solos

The best part of the song!

17 The artwork on their album covers
18 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented more.

If The Beatles are even on here then why aren't Muse or Nirvana or Metallica in the top 3? - Lord28

19 Better Sub Genres

Better sub-genres. Plus more sub-genres. - zxm

20 They create the music by playing their instruments

That's why it never gets old. - zxm

21 Motivational Songs
22 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate more.
23 Green Day
24 They produce their own music
25 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". more.
26 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.
27 Sub-genres
28 It's Like Metal

Metal is an extreme subgenre of rock music so there are similarities between metal and some other rock subgenres.

But there are also many differences and I wouldn't say that rock (in narrow sense) is like metal. - Metal_Treasure

Metal is an extreme subgenre of rock music so there are similarities between metal and some rock subgenres.
But there are also many differences and I wouldn't say that rock (in narrow sense) is like metal. - Metal_Treasure

29 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.
30 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

It's not a reason. - zxm

31 The Doors The Doors The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
32 Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.
33 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
34 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.
35 Riffs

Should be on top 10. - zxm

No Raff!

36 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.
37 Alice in Chains Alice in Chains Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
38 Singers Like Freddie Mercury and Robert Plant
39 It plays a big part in music
40 It's not at all satanic

Even in metal, most of the bands are not satanic. Only black metal is satanic but it's a very small part of metal music.

Yes, in metal one can often hear words like demons, devils, evil, hell, and so on, but usually metal bands don't glorify them.

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth said:

"I've never believed in singing about Satan and thinking he's cool because he's not". - Metal_Treasure

None of it is satanic! Rock is the only music that won God's approval!

Some rock is, primarily in metal. But most of it isn't. - RiverClanRocks

The devil is only used as a theme for song lyrics!

41 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
42 Steve Clark Steve Clark Stephen Maynard Clark was an English musician. He was the lead guitarist and principal songwriter for the British hard rock band, Def Leppard, until 1991, when he died from alcohol poisoning.

He is the white version of Jimi Hendrix!

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1. It's influential
2. No Technology
3. Has Bands Like Queen and Led Zeppelin
1. It's original
2. They write their own songs
3. It never gets old
1. It never gets old
2. Their concerts are fun to go to
3. They write their own songs


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