Top 10 Best Rock Songs of All Time

The Top Ten
1 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Bohemian Rhapsody just like a classic is divided into sections (3 to be specific). The song builds and builds, then, bursts into the opera section before busting the damn wide open to the glorious full on rock climax before ultimately resolving itself as it began with piano and vocal. Freddy Mercury's (Oh I so wish he was alive, poor man) vivid, and lively vocals and Brian May's signature guitar work ties everything together perfectly.. All in all, a its total work of art. I won't go on to say this song deserves to be on the top, because its for you to listen to it and decide, I am just voting for this one because this is so soothing, exciting, and brilliant: everything you need in a song. Queen was and will be one of the best rock bands. I would also suggest listening to show must go on, Love of My Life, Too Much Love Will Kill You, and Another One Bites The Dust.

Come on! Numb over Bohemian RHAPSODY! What is wrong with this list? Stairway yes, I love Zeppelin, but Linkin Park? Really? Queen is rockier than Linkin Park or Evanense (don't care if I misspelled! )

Also, Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who should be here!

This is my favourite Queen song and also, one of my favorite songs of all time! Ok, we all agree that this is one of the best pieces of work ever written!

Legendary. Strange and unique. Complex. Amazing. Never will there be a song better.

2 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

I like this list. Many people do not agree with a few songs near the top. To me that means that this list displays the varying opinions of what "good rock" is. Personally, I don't think Numb should be no. 2 (I like other Linkin Park songs better) but I think that it proves that there is much variety in this genre. I agree with the popular opinion that Stairway to Heaven is the best rock song ever. It is an interesting song. It is lengthy, and of very good quality.

Stairway beats Bohemian Rhapsody by miles. It's more complex, the transitions are better, and the entire song is centered around one genre, rock. BH couldn't do that, and that's my main reason I put this song on top.

A great song. Deserves to be #1 though. Great riff, great vocals, great solo, and the ending is just amazing.

The list is horrible. Only few good songs. It does not represent the greatest of the rock music.

3 Numb - Linkin Park

Ok the comments on this song just piss me off, like seriously do you guys listen to songs from your asses or what, the reason this song is in such high place on this list is because of how mainstream it is, and of course because it's modern, other than that the song is mediocre at best and certainly doesn't even deserve to be in the top 30. Get your stuff straight and listen to bands like the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, these were real bands who made real music, music that influenced generations after them, but did Linkin Park have any sort of significance or influence in the music industry, hell no.

Wow, I just voted for this song and it suddenly went to the top place. Aside from that, this song is amazing. Linkin Park never really came to do this sort of music again after 'Meteora'. Because of this I seriously considered voting for Evanescence' 'Bring Me To Life', but then I remembered that the same thing happened to them. Ben Moody left and the music changed. I think the music industry has died; that might seem harsh, but I haven't found music from after 2007 that I really enjoyed.

I downloaded this song because it was in the high places of this ranking. I tried to like it, but after several times I heard it I could not stand it and I had to delete it. This song and Linkin Park in general is very overrated.

Are you kidding me? This is the best rock song ever. It should be crowned the top place in the list. Just listen this song. I am sure that will must like it. It is also the best song of Linkin Park. Now let it go to upper.

4 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

I have listern to this music before but only instrumental ony great music and composition . I just love how this music gives me such a good vibes

Anyone who thinks someone is a poser for listening to this track are the real poser. Nirvana is great and really rocks. All Nirvana tracks are good in their own way. Rock is the best.

This list disappoints me... old tosh like Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones shouldn't BE on this list and yet they clock up the top 5... This song deserves to be on TOP. Period.

This is a song that will make you jump up and down like there's no tomorrow. Great rythym and guitar riffs. Too bad Kurt died so young. Nirvana would be the best rock band ever with a lot of potential

5 Second Time Around - Blue Cheer

There's been greater.

6 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

Just 'cause this isn't a classic doesn't mean it's worse than those in the top 10.

I wish somewhere a bear will find me!
Don't worry, he doesn't actually say that.

Not just the best rock but also the best song ever! It received two grammys and several other awards. Green Day is the best band too!
Greetings from India!


Best song ever

7 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

Has been one of my favorites for almost 12 years now. Anyway how is Nickelback ANYWHERE NEAR the top 10? How is it anywhere near the top 1000 for that matter? One of the most disappointing bands ever compared to its popularity. Amazed to see that one of their songs has over 100 mil views. Just doesn't compare to the hits.

From Slash's brilliant riffs to Axl's voice and lyrics... This song deserver to be top.

This song has been the worlds favorite for a time! Come on! Make it to number one!

Iconic. The guitar is amazing, Axl Rose's vocals are as always unique.

8 Back In Black - AC/DC

AC/DC is such a inspirational band and has pumped out many great hits, including back in black and I think this song has the potential to be the #1rock song of all time!

9 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Iconic bass line and riff. Legendary song.

10 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

This song is very great, but it seems a little bit overrated!

This is the best

The Contenders
11 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

Looking at the list and finding Comfortably Numb at 19, I find this list irrelevant.

One of the best Pink Floyd songs out there. Deserves to be higher.

Counts also because of the live versions.

Why is this not in the top 5?

12 One - Metallica

Best tune ever!

13 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

I love this song because of the nice guitar riffs and great lyrics

14 Tom Sawyer - Rush

Rush is the best.

15 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

Really? What I just lost faith to humanity

It's a really gorgeous song!

This song is awesome!

Favorite rock song, well I don't know if monster by skillet is rock but whatever

16 King Nothing - Metallica

Metallica is my favorite band and this is their best song. Although not all thrash metal is good (although a lot of it is), this makes you wonder how this kind of music could be BAD! )

17 Hey Jude - Beatles
18 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

Black dog is the best song ever and Led Zeppelin is the best band ever!

19 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Highway Star by Deep Purple is missing.

20 Hotel California - Eagles

No. 16? Nah. This deserves to be among the top 5. Just listen to the song and you will know why.

A addictive and mesmerizing songs. Metaphorical lyrics, and one of the best riffs I ve heard. Deserves to be at the top

21 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

This song is amazing! With its blood-chilling intro that picks up and gets extremely heavy and awesome. Not to mention the clever melodic uses in Ben's voice with the well thought out drum and guitar parts, this song mixes together all that is good in rock. In fact, Breaking Benjamin does that with pretty much all of their songs. Just because they're not from the 80s doesn't mean they aren't one of the best bands ever

I love it! Breaking Benjamin is so underrated, and should not only have more popular songs, but be a more adored band!

This song has changed the world and caused music chaos!
Breaking Benjamin are truly underrated, this song is a BLAST!

I would have thought I Will Not Bow would be higher but that's none of my business...

22 Enter Sandman - Metallica

If you are talking about best rock song these one is the king of rock songs Metallicas greatest creation guitar and drums are amazing..

23 Highway to Hell - AC/DC

Highway to Hell Is much better than Linkin Park! Linkin Park isn't even rock

24 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
25 Basket Case - Green Day
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