Top 10 Rock and Metal Songs that Make You Cry


The Top Ten

1 Voice of the Soul - Death

Words can't describe this. You have to feel it. Also, words can't describe the Voice of the Soul. That's why this is an instrumental. - Metal_Treasure

2 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
3 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

It's a suicide song. - Metal_Treasure

4 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
5 In This River - Black Label Society

Tribute to Dime - christangrant

6 Floods - Pantera
7 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
8 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards

This ballad is about 2 kids dying in 2 car accidents that happened in one week at the same intersection. It's based on a real life story - the singer/lyricist (Hansi Kursch) saw both accidents while walking his dog.
In the song these 2 kids (a boy and a girl) are soul mates. The album cover depicts this story. - Metal_Treasure

9 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
10 My Immortal - Evanescence

The Newcomers

? Hurt - Nine Inch Nails
? Harvest of Sorrow - Blind Guardian

The Contenders

11 Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
12 Anybody There - Rainbow
13 Cemetary Gates - Pantera
14 Down Where I Am - Demons & Wizards

The song is about a father whose newborn child was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. It describes how difficult it is to accept this fact.
"Please tell me why I don't wanna see you 'Cause even your smile hurts, Oh it hurts like hell". - Metal_Treasure

15 21 Guns - Green Day
16 High Hopes - Pink Floyd

The music is sad we all know that, but the lyrics is also sad. its about life. David Gilmour put best words possible in this song. - zxm

17 Sinner - Theocracy
18 A Past and Future Secret - Blind Guardian
19 Catch the Rainbow - Rainbow

My favorite rainbow song. This song is kinda sad when the chorus gets sung. - zxm

20 In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge
21 To Live is to Die - Metallica
22 Thorn - Blind Guardian
23 Curse My Name - Blind Guardian
24 The Raven that Refused to Sing - Steven Wilson
25 Snuff - Slipknot
26 A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth
27 Fade to Black - Metallica
28 Solitude - Candlemass
29 Watching Over Me - Iced Earth
30 Never Say Die - Black Sabbath

The Irony. The next year, Ozzy was fired, changing the band drastically, giving birth to the saying there is no Black Sabbath without Ozzy - SoldierOfFortune

31 Empire of the Clouds - Iron Maiden
32 Mother - Pink Floyd
33 These are the Days of Our Lives - Queen
34 The Show Must Go On - Queen
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Voice of the Soul - Death
2. Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
3. Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest
1. High Hopes - Pink Floyd
2. 21 Guns - Green Day
3. Catch the Rainbow - Rainbow
1. In This River - Black Label Society
2. Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
3. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

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