Top Ten Rock and Metal Songs About Drugs

We all know many rap songs about drugs, but what about rock and metal? These are rock and metal songs about drugs, addiction, and rehab.

The Top Ten

1 White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
2 Master of Puppets - Metallica

This song doesn't glorify drugs unlike some other songs on this list. It describes very well the nature of drug addiction - drug addicts are the Puppets and drugs are the Masters.
"The Master Of Puppets is pulling your strings, twisting your mind and smashing your dreams."
"Come crawling faster, obey your Master". - Metal_Treasure

3 Cocaine - Eric Clapton
4 The Needle and the Damage Done - Neil Young

I concur.

5 Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - The Beatles
6 The Crystal Ship - The Doors

"The Crystal Ship" is heroin.

7 Kicks - Paul Revere & the Raiders
8 The Pusher - Steppenwolf


9 A Passage to Bangkok - Rush
10 Dead Men Tell No Tales - Motorhead

The Newcomers

? Pain - Three Days Grace

This song is not about drugs.

? Chop Suey - System of a Down

The Contenders

11 Snowblind - Black Sabbath
12 Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace
13 Junkhead - Alice in Chains
14 Helmet in the Bush - Korn
15 Use the Man - Megadeth
16 Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue
17 Sickman - Alice in Chains
18 Heroin - The Velvet Underground
19 Sober - Tool
20 The Perfect Drug - Nine Inch Nails
21 Love and Meth - Korn
22 Opium - Moonspell
23 Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue - The Ramones
24 Champagne & Reefer - Muddy Waters
25 Save Me - Shinedown
26 Along Comes Mary - The Association
27 Feel Good Hit of the Summer - Queens of the Stone Age

The shortest lyrics I know - this is all (repeated several times):
"Nicotine, valium, vicadin, marijuana, ecstasy, and alcohol.
Chorus: Co-co-co-co-co Cocaine". - Metal_Treasure

28 Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
29 Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
30 Better Than Drugs - Skillet
31 I'm Waiting for the Man - The Velvet Underground
32 Rosetta Stoned - Tool
33 Song to Say Goodbye - Placebo
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Top Remixes

1. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
2. The Needle and the Damage Done - Neil Young
3. Cocaine - Eric Clapton
1. Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue
2. Cocaine - Eric Clapton
3. Junkhead - Alice in Chains


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