Top Ten Rock/Metal Songs About Loneliness


The Top Ten

1 Wait - Earshot

I didn't expect it to be on this list and I planned on adding it Hahah.

"I'm forever alone" is a lyric in the song. - NuMetalManiak

"I can't wait for someone to hear me,
And wait for someone to touch me.
And wait forever to be told,
I'm forever alone."

Well, if I don't relate to this on a spiritual level, then I don't know what does. - Supernatural

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2 In My Darkest Hour - Megadeth UListen to Sample
3 Lonely Day - System of a Down UListen to Sample
4 Angry Chair - Alice In Chains

"Loneliness is not a phase" - NuMetalManiak

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5 Survivors? - 10 Years UListen to Sample
6 Isolation - Alter Bridge UListen to Sample
7 One-X - Three Days Grace UListen to Sample
8 Like a Stone - Audioslave

Pure perfection. brought me to tears upon hearing it.


One of the greatest song in rock history!
loneliness... death... existence... and the absurd search for the meaning

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10 Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park

One of my favorite LP songs. This song might be depressing but at least "he" wants to break free of the isolation instead of just waisting away at his pity party. I think this song is more positive.

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The Contenders

11 It's Been Awhile - Staind UListen to Sample
12 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

good song

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13 Lithium - Nirvana UListen to Sample
14 Whispers in the Dark - Skillet UListen to Sample
15 Somebody to Love - Queen

"Can anybody find me... somebody to love"
That's all

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16 Hey You - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample
17 Stranger In a Strange Land - Iron Maiden

Hear me calling, rescue me... - IronSabbathPriest

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18 Stranded - Rainbow

Awesome song. Great riffs, chorus and vocals.

"Dog night I'm so alone
A million miles out on my own
No one to talk no one to care
No, don't leave me stranded out here
Oh, it's just the loneliness I fear
Lonely window, fading star
Oh, I feel like I'm stranded out here
Same as before
Stranded..." - Metal_Treasure

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19 Seasons - Chris Cornell

Where did you add this. now I can't stop feeling lonely now that Chris had passed - NuMetalManiak

To me, it's about loneliness, being left behind

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20 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

"All the lonely people,
Where do they all come from?
All the lonely people,
Where do they all belong? "

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21 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

"Oh Lord, I pray you give me strength to carry on
'Cause I know what it means to walk along the lonely street of dreams

Here I go again on my own
Going' down the only road I've ever known
Like a drifter I was born to walk alone". - Metal_Treasure

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22 Given Up - Linkin Park UListen to Sample
23 Behind Blue Eyes - The Who UListen to Sample
24 Landslide - Fleetwood Mac UListen to Sample
25 Glass Hearts - Of Mice & Men

How am I supposed to
see through your eyes
when you never saw the
stars were falling at your feet?

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26 ...But Home Is Nowhere - AFI UListen to Sample
27 Only in Dreams - Weezer UListen to Sample
28 Alone - Heart UListen to Sample
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