Top 10 Songs that are on the List Called "Greatest Hard Rock Songs" that Don't Belong on the List Because They Aren't Hard Rock

christangrant
To let you know Hard Rock is a Genre of rock that consists of Mainly Heavy Blues Rock. But however the list called "Greatest Hard Rock Songs" is really messed up just like this other list i saw called "Best Hard Rock Bands of the 90s" Which Nirvana was number 1 on that list even though they aren't Hard Rock they are Grunge. So anyway i will make it clear that just because a song you like is on that list doesn't mean they belong on there and this list is not a hate list and i'm not saying any of the songs on this list are bad just they aren't Hard Rock and don't belong on that list.

The Top Ten

1 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

This song is high on that list for mainly its popularity and nothing more. But anyway this song doesn't belong on that list because it's a Grunge song which Grunge is a combination of Alternative Rock and Punk Rock and there's no Blues Rock involved so this song has nothing to do with Hard Rock. - christangrant

I don't need to write any reasons for this, everybody knew why

Loud Distorted rock, not hard rock. - 445956

2 Second Heartbeat - Avenged Sevenfold

This is not Hard Rock at all its Metalcore which is mainly Punk with little Metal elements - christangrant

Don't know why its called hard rock. In fact A7X isn't a hard rock band. - zxm

3 Fade to Black - Metallica

Look I love this song as much as the next guy but this song is not Hard Rock it's a Metal song with a acoustic first half and a Thrash Metal second half - christangrant

4 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

While Ozz is a Hard Rock artist this isn't a Hard Rock song it's a Metal song - christangrant

5 Holy Diver - Dio

This song is 100% Trad Heavy Metal - christangrant

6 Rainbow In the Dark - Dio
7 Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day
8 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold
9 Enter Sandman - Metallica

It's a Thrash/Heavy Metal song - christangrant

10 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

Thrash Metal - christangrant

The Contenders

11 How You Remind Me - Nickelback

It's a ballad nothing more nothing less nothing is "hard rock" about this song at all. It sounds like a regular post- grunge/ alt. rock song. NOT HARD ROCK. - BoredJeff02

Nickelback have a lot of hard rock and alt. metal stuff, but this is just post-grunge. - 445956

12 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
13 Stargazer - Rainbow

Yes, it's metal and not hard rock. - Metal_Treasure

14 Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath

Agree - it's metal and not hard rock. - Metal_Treasure

15 Given Up - Linkin Park

Agree it isn't hard rock. This song is punk-based (guitar sound, riffs, etc.). Hard rock isn't punk-based.
By the way, it isn't a metal song either, as many believe. - Metal_Treasure

16 Money - Pink Floyd
17 Spiders - System of a Down
18 Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath
19 Sign of the Southern Cross - Black Sabbath
20 Freak on a Leash - Korn
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