Best Slow Rock Songs

The Top Ten

1 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple Cover Art

A slow song from a heavy metal band.The guitar solo,drum beats,keyboards,vocals,bass(except you can't listen it) are pretty much slow.

2 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica Nothing Else Matters - Metallica Cover Art

The end of the song is quite heavy but intro and the middle part is pretty much slow.

3 Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow Cover Art

This song is just out of this world.

4 Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits Cover Art

Pretty much same as soldier of fortune.

5 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian Cover Art

Can't get enough of this song.

6 Ghost of Freedom - Iced Earth Ghost of Freedom - Iced Earth Cover Art

With awesome vocals from the greatest cop in the world (Matt Barlow).

7 In My Time of Need - Opeth In My Time of Need - Opeth Cover Art

Amazing song. Velvety smooth clean vocals from a death metal growler. Hands down.

8 Dust in the Wind - Kansas Dust in the Wind - Kansas Cover Art

Great song, underrated too. It and desperado are the best slow rock songs.

This is actually a folk song.

9 Wind of Change - Scorpions Wind of Change - Scorpions Cover Art

People love to hear the whistle more than the song

10 A Past and Future Secret - Blind Guardian A Past and Future Secret - Blind Guardian Cover Art

This song is mesmerizing.

The Contenders

11 Billie Jean - Chris Cornell Billie Jean - Chris Cornell Cover Art

Sometimes I think this is the best cover song ever made. Chris Cornell turned a pop song into a slow rock song. Mindblowing vocals and everything. Hands down. Moreover, this cover song doesn't have a studio version, only many live versions (including what you hear from the song sample below). Chris Cornell deserves more attention.

12 When a Blind Man Cries - Deep Purple When a Blind Man Cries - Deep Purple Cover Art

The drum beats are bit faster but the whole song is pretty much slow especially the vocals

I also liked Metallica cover.

13 More Than Words - Extreme More Than Words - Extreme Cover Art
14 Dreaming (Tell Me) - Yngwie Malmsteen Dreaming (Tell Me) - Yngwie Malmsteen Cover Art

This is probably the most exquisite song on this list - Yngwie neo-classical touch works perfectly. Also amazing vocals from Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple).

15 Tangerine - Led Zeppelin Tangerine - Led Zeppelin Cover Art

Not very slow but not even fast.

16 November Rain - Guns N' Roses November Rain - Guns N' Roses Cover Art

Listened to this song throughout most of my childhood, and it's just one of those songs that I can just listen to in any mood.

17 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison Cover Art

This song is not that slow but the some parts of the song is slow.

Very good song, I think it should be #5 or #6

18 Hurt - Johnny Cash Hurt - Johnny Cash Cover Art

That's a slow one

19 Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards Fiddler on the Green - Demons & Wizards Cover Art
20 Fade to Black - Metallica Fade to Black - Metallica Cover Art
21 My Immortal - Evanescence My Immortal - Evanescence Cover Art

The most beautiful song here! Has helped me a lot!

22 Sinner - Theocracy Sinner - Theocracy Cover Art

I put this song lower on my remix only because towards the end it gets faster and heavier. But the first 4 minutes of the song are slow, beautiful and truly epic.

23 Fortuneteller - Deep Purple Fortuneteller - Deep Purple Cover Art
24 I Don't Love You - My Chemical Romance I Don't Love You - My Chemical Romance Cover Art
25 The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
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