Saddest Rock Songs of All Time

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101 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance

It makes me crying and smiling at the same time when I hear that note.

It's not sad but... I love this song! Well maybe just a bit...

That first G-note always manages to make me cry. Even after 9 years.

102 Anthem of the Angels - Breaking Benjamin

Breaking Benjamin has been one of the bands that I listen to whenever I need to let tears fall. This song was one of the ones that made that possible. I get depressed so easily sometimes over even the smallest things, and whenever I need that time to just cry, Anthem of the Angels would always be the song I listen to.

103 To Live is to Die - Metallica V 1 Comment
104 How to Save a Life - The Fray

This song is about not only loss but regret. It brings to mind past mistakes that one made and how difficult or impossible it is to correct past wrongs.
It reminds me of lost love and the loss of loved ones. Its awesome.

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105 Ashes of Eden - Breaking Benjamin

It fast became my new favorite breaking Benjamin song. Truly emotional.

106 The Raven that Refused to Sing - Steven Wilson

I'm amazed this wasn't in the list.

Hands down the saddest song ever written(watch this video...WOW, ranks up there with Radiohead exit music for a film and green plastic watering can, these songs actually move me.

107 Something I Can Never Have - Nine Inch Nails
108 Best of You - Foo Fighters V 1 Comment
109 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
110 Breathe - Paramore
111 Soldier Side - System of a Down
112 Still Loving You - Scorpions
113 Win Some, Lose Some - Robbie Williams
114 Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad - Def Leppard
115 Times Like These - Foo Fighters
116 Sorrow - Flyleaf

A truly amazing song.. The verses really describe depression. And the scream in the end is very powerful

117 Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead V 1 Comment
118 Today - Smashing Pumpkins
119 Hero of War - Rise Against

I believe this song hits like a train... I mean listen to the last verse; the one about the girl.

Whenever listens to this song always give me a goosebumps

Can't believe this isn't in the top five.

I cried when I first listened it...

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120 Diluted - Slipknot

This isn't really a sad song, it's more about hate

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