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. - CaptainMowzker

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

2 Holy Diver - Dio

A classic that had to be included at some point. - CaptainMowzker

3 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

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

4 Sweet Sacrifice - Evanescence

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

5 Come as You Are - Nirvana

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

6 Everlong - The Foo Fighters

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

This is my all time favorite song. - phillysports

7 What I've Done - Linkin Park

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

8 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
9 The Holy Grail - Blind Guardian
10 Bother - Stone Sour

A excellent song that's both melodic and aggressive. - CaptainMowzker

The Contenders

11 Nailed to the Wheel - Edguy
12 Dracula - Iced Earth
13 Bloodsucker - Deep Purple
14 Them Bones - Alice in Chains

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

15 ATWA - System of a Down

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

16 Majesty - Blind Guardian
17 Danger Zone - Rainbow
18 Paranoid Android - Radiohead

Melodic yes but aggressive? No. - CaptainMowzker

"Top 3 biggest mood swings in songs" - xandermartin98

19 All for One - Primal Fear
20 No More Foolin - Edguy
21 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
22 As Bronze May Be Much Beautified - Soulgrind
23 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth

The epitome of thrash. - NightmareCinema

24 In the End - Anthrax

I just love it - NightmareCinema

25 In the End - Linkin Park
26 Cemetery Gates - Pantera
27 A Question of Heaven - Iced Earth
28 Highway to Hell - AC/DC
29 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
30 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

NOT A ROCK SONG. - CaptainMowzker

31 Crawling - Linkin Park
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Top Remixes

1. The Unforgiven - Metallica
2. Holy Diver - Dio
3. The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
1. The Unforgiven - Metallica
2. Holy Diver - Dio
3. My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards


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