Saddest Rock Songs of All Time

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41 Acid Rain - Avenged Sevenfold

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

42 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

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 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.

45 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

This isn't #1? Geez, people really forgot about this masterpiece. The entire album was a tribute to Syd Barrett, and this particular one gets everyone. - naFrovivuS

I came here expecting this to be to 5.

46 Daydreaming - Radiohead
47 Kite - U2
48 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.

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 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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51 Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.

My favorite song of all the times

52 Terrible Things - Mayday Parade

It's the saddest song seriously. Can't believe it brings out the tears in my eyes even when listened casually (well after the lyrics are listened to), and the hell it isn't in top 10?

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.

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

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53 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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54 Lithium - Nirvana

Loneliness vocalized. Energetic song, yet, an extreme lack of companionship is the lingering theme

55 And All That Could Have Been - Nine Inch Nails
56 Tourniquet - Evanescence

This song got me through so much. Explained my life completely

They are a vary good bad.

very love

57 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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58 Watch Over You - Alter Bridge

One Of Great Song Of Alter Bridge And My Favourite.

The best alter bridge song in my opinion shoul be higher in this list

59 Fix You - Coldplay V 1 Comment
60 Organs - Of Monsters and Men
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