Saddest Rock Songs of All Time

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21 Buried Alive - Avenged Sevenfold Buried Alive - Avenged Sevenfold

It's not even the saddest Avenged Sevenfold song, So Far Away & Seize The Day are much sadder - Xinferno-awaitsX

It just make me feel so down, every time I hear it

Beautiful song with emotional solo

Very sad but also beautiful - xkill

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22 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd V 1 Comment
23 Everybody Hurts - R.E.M. Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.

My favorite song of all the times

24 Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold

It delivers a positive message in a sad and powerful song...The way it expresses the feelings is unique...It deserves higher place for sure

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25 Vermillion Pt.2 - Slipknot Vermillion Pt.2 - Slipknot

Honestly, if more popular songs had been on Vol. 3, this song might be more respected than snuff for being truly sad

Way sadder than snuff but danger keep away is another level

Much more sad than Snuff, just less popular.

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26 Can't Take It - All-American Rejects Can't Take It - All-American Rejects V 1 Comment
27 Broken - Seether Broken - Seether

I always listen by heart this song cause I'm broken.

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28 Heartbeat Slowing Down - All-American Rejects Heartbeat Slowing Down - All-American Rejects
29 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards

One of the most beautiful songs ever created. It tugs at the heart. Every time I listen to it, I feel again.

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30 Through Glass - Stone Sour Through Glass - Stone Sour

Through Glass is a song about slowly fading away into the unknown.. Where your friends or family become distant, and you are left wondering why it couldn't be like the good old days. I can highly relate, and highly recommend through glass by stone sour.

I litterally cryed when I heard this song its so sad you need to listen to this

31 November Rain - Guns N' Roses November Rain - Guns N' Roses

This one is supposed to be in the top 10

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32 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
33 Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica

This was my favorite song for most of my teenage years.

This should be number 1! damn this song can make me feel

The most depressing song of all time

Life it seems to fade awayy...drifting further everyday.. wow what a sad song, the acoustic at the beginning

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34 The Unforgiven II - Metallica The Unforgiven II - Metallica

The unforgiven too is (just like the first unforgiven) a very slow and sad song that anyone can relate to.

35 Blackbird - Alter Bridge Blackbird - Alter Bridge

Black bird is hard rock at its very best... It's a shame people haven't even heard of it... It's outburst of emotions... Its about a friend who passed away long time ago... Total masterpiece

Written for a past away friend... "Someday I too will fly and find you again"

Just listen once and ask yourself where this should be in this list

This song should be in top 10

This band is amazing

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36 Karma Killer - Robbie Williams Karma Killer - Robbie Williams

Amazing voice and this song is so emotional yet angry and full of hurt.

This should be in the most angriest

37 Hurt - Nine Inch Nails Hurt - Nine Inch Nails

This song deserves to be at the top, gets you right there

This deserves to be in the top ten. A great but depressing song.

The lyrical genius of Trent Reznor amazes me.

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38 Hurricane - Theory of a Deadman Hurricane - Theory of a Deadman

This song is one of the best in this band

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39 Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin

Pleading with illness, could even relate to loss. "Faceless enemy" you can't really fight an enemy if it doesn't have a mind or will to fight against. When helpless, we go to pleading.

Yeah this one but where is Never too late by Three Days Grace though?

Always felt like this song described me from 14-17. Still love this song.

This song is heart wrenching in an amazing way. I love it so much.

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40 Down Where I Am - Demons & Wizards
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