Saddest Rock Songs of All Time

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41 Coma White - Marilyn Manson
42 The Little Things Give You Away - Linkin Park

Man, this song is so sad ;/

This song can be taken many different ways. It can be seen as not being appreciated or wanted by someone or it is truly about Hurricane Katrina.

Bohemian Rhapsody isn't sad gtfo why is that even in the list lmao.

43 Cancer - My Chemical Romance

My mom died of cancer, my wife left me on the anniversary of her death, two days before my dad's birthday and thirty days after my grandmother died. I played this song for a month, thinking of my mom.

Gerard's voice is simply amazing. I love this song

Amazing song.

I cry

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44 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
45 True Love Waits - Radiohead
46 Terrible Things - Mayday Parade

The second time I heard it, I was actually listening to the lyrics and I started crying. Its such a sad heart-felt song about a father teaching his son about heartbreak.

By far the saddest song ever. Has much truth within with the lyrics with so much emotion and along with a heart breaking melody. I think it should be in the top 5 or top 10.

Why is this song not higher on the list? The only song in existence that moved me to tears, all the other ones are just depressing

Heartbreaking song, truly amazing, although the chord progression is pretty simple.

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47 Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden

Psychedelic sounding for a grunge band. Just the feeling you get when you want the world to be sucked up. Wow. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

It's a beautiful song that's perfectly listenable, but man, the feels.

I don't know how this one isn't higher, gets me in my feels whenever I listen to it.

48 Hymn for the Missing - Red

This song is really meaningful and sad. Its meant for anyone who has ever lost someone in any way. THe beautiful lyrics with haunting voices this song might be the saddest

This is one of Red's masterpieces of mixing hard rock with classical instruments for the impossibly sad and meaningful sound and lyrics

A very underrated band. Almost all their songs have beautiful, deep lyrics

Surprised to be seeing them here! such a great and emotion-filled song!

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49 Losing You - Dead by April

This song should be given a reward for the saddest song ever. Do you know what it's like to lose someone you love more than yourself? This song showcases it all, it makes everybody who have lost someone whom they loved dearly cry. Very very touching lyrics with beautiful vocals and screams of sorrow with chill-giving melodies, just AWESOME. It has been two years since I have know this song and I still love it, as if I'm listening to this song for the first time. This song earns my full respect, other people should learn to respect this band/song, because they're on of the few bands that make so unique and touchy songs. Please support them :) By the way this song rocks.

This is the only song that makes me cry every time I listen to it. Never listened to such an awesome song, it makes me think of how I was slowly losing my love. Such awesome singing, great melody and the screams are just epic, every time I listen to the screams in this song it makes me cry. It makes me think of how I was begging my love to stay. This song has such great lyrics, it makes you cry when you only read it. Please vote for this song. This is the best EPIC sad song I've ever heard

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50 Acid Rain - Avenged Sevenfold

This song is the manifestation of passing away. Absolutely stunning, and beautiful.

51 Man That You Fear - Marilyn Manson

Song that describes how Manson turned into what he is now. Definitely give it a listen. It's very gloomy.

52 Don't Go - Bring Me the Horizon

Oli is one of those singers that have pure emotion in their voices. I think this song should be higher in the list. It was written about Oli's cousin and cousin's friends who murdered Oli's friend.

This is one of those songs that really hit you hard. It was in my playlist even though I had never heard it before, and now its one of the songs I've listened to the most.

A lot of Bring Me The Horizon songs have a lot of emotion but this song has a special place in my heart.

This is by far the greatest song ever.

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53 Daydreaming - Radiohead
54 Kite - U2
55 In Loving Memory - Alter Bridge

This song brings about a flood of tears. Don't try listening to it in public. The lyrics, the music and the vocals are all very moving. It will make you mourn the loss of a loved one, a mentor, a friend or miss any good times from your past. I listen to it whenever I feel the need to cry and release any suppressed emotions.

This is a beautiful song that lead guitarist Mark Tremonti wrote for his mother after she passed away. It breaks your heart, but it is about never forgetting your loved ones and missing them. Every now and then I listen to this song and think of my loved ones that have passed on. Truly one of the most beautiful songs ever written.

This song is the summary of everything that mark tremonty could feel when he lost his mother, that everyone could feel when we lost someone

Seriously? No. 56?
Listen to it and you know...

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56 Lonely Day - System of a Down

How is this at 206. One of the saddest songs ever written.

Such simple lyrics but most meaning I couldn't find anywhere else.

For everyone who suffers from loneliness,like me,this is a great song.

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57 You Know You're Right - Nirvana

His voice from his grave

His last beautiful song

I miss Kurt so much :'(

This song has been really bumming me out for the past week about so..

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58 Creep - Radiohead

This song is how I feel sometimes, like I don't belong. Maybe the world is better off without me.

I know this feeling well...

Sorry I'm not special like you...

I love it

59 Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin

When I was 10 years old I was diagnosed with depression. It was a really hard time for me. one day I discover the song while browsing on Spotify. I always knew breaking Benjamin and I always love this song. If you listen closely to the lyrics of the song you can really get the idea of how much emotion was put into this. It's also sad because it bring that past memories that I always try to forget. At the same time it's happy because it feels like a chance of living and that reminds me that my life has meaning. No matter what happened the song always made me cry.

The best song, it has great guitar in the chorus but still maintains a rock sad song. Which proved not all sad rock songs have to be acoustic. This song kept me Alive, I thought of ending everything!

Love this song. One of the worst feelings in the world is when you're trying to help somebody, but nothing you can say or do will ever get through to them, because they don't realize there's anything wrong.

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60 Fiction - Avenged Sevenfold

This song deserves top 10, it is about the lead singer and his drummer being such best friend and the drummer knowing he could not go on much longer, it is his suicide note to the world

This should be in top 10 along with so far away! Absolutely the best songs ever!

This song deserves a higher place

This song deserves to be much higher!

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