Top 10 Rock Songs that Are Both Melodic and Aggressive

Rock songs that are both melodic and aggressive. Metal songs will obviously be included. If I missed one feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 The Unforgiven - Metallica

There was no better choice for number one. This song feels both melodic and aggressive.

Also I guess you can consider this as a list of me going back to my old Rock music roots.

2 Holy Diver - Dio

A classic that had to be included at some point.

3 What I've Done - Linkin Park

It's a bit overrated but has both melodic and aggressive vocals.

4 Cemetery Gates - Pantera
5 In the End - Linkin Park
6 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

A bit of a cliché choice but it's both melodic and aggressive.

7 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
8 The Holy Grail - Blind Guardian
9 Sweet Sacrifice - Evanescence

I'll probably get hate for including a Evanescence song but oh well.

10 Everlong - The Foo Fighters

It's melodic with the verses but aggressive with the chorus.

This is my all time favorite song. - phillysports

The Newcomers

? One - Metallica

The Contenders

11 ATWA - System of a Down

This song like many System of a Down songs is both melodic and aggressive.

12 Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy
13 Crawling - Linkin Park
14 Come as You Are - Nirvana

Personally my favorite Nirvana song it manages to feel like a good mix between melodic and aggressive.

15 Dracula - Iced Earth
16 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
17 Bloodsucker - Deep Purple
18 Bother - Stone Sour

A excellent song that's both melodic and aggressive.

19 Them Bones - Alice in Chains

Lots of AIC songs are melodic and aggressive this is no exception.

20 Majesty - Blind Guardian
21 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
22 Danger Zone - Rainbow
23 Paranoid Android - Radiohead

Melodic yes but aggressive? No.

"Top 3 biggest mood swings in songs" - xandermartin98

24 All for One - Primal Fear
25 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots


26 No More Foolin - Edguy
27 As Bronze May Be Much Beautified - Soulgrind
28 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth

The epitome of thrash. - NightmareCinema

29 In the End - Anthrax

I just love it - NightmareCinema

30 A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth
31 Highway to Hell - AC/DC
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Cemetery Gates - Pantera
2. In the End - Linkin Park
3. The Unforgiven - Metallica
1. The Unforgiven - Metallica
2. Holy Diver - Dio
3. My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards


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