Though rock songs are known for loud music it has not failed to have a large fan following. There are many who love banging their head to these numbers and proved these numbers as awesome music. Let us see which of the rock songs have been listed among the top ten rock songs ever.
List of Top 10 Best Rock Songs Ever
|Rank||Rock Song||Rock Band|
|1||Welcome to the Jungle||Guns N’ Roses|
|2||Back in Black||AC/DC|
|3||Whole Lotta Love||Led Zeppelin|
|6||Won’t Get Fooled Again||The Who|
|7||Smells Like Teen Spirit||Nirvana|
|8||Walk This Way||Aerosmith|
|9||Runnin’ with the Devil||Van Halen|
|10||Ace of Spades||Motörhead|
Top Ten Best Rock Songs of all time
Go through the write up and know the leading rock songs performed by various rock bands.
1. Welcome to the Jungle
Welcome to the Jungle is the contribution of the famous Rock Band, Guns N Roses featured on its 1987 debut studio album, Appetite for Destruction. On its release date, 3rd October, 1987 the song topped number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and twenty four on the UK Singles Chart. It is also the leading song in the list of top ten rock songs ever and is often played as the opening song in any of the band’s concerts.
2. Back in Black
The seventh Australian and sixth internationally released studio album, Back in Black is composed by the Australian Hard Rock Band, AC/DC. It was the first album recorded after the band’s former lead vocalist passed away, Bon Scott and was made public on 25th July, 1980. Till date 50 million copies of the song had been sold out worldwide.
3. Whole Lotta love
The English Rock Band Led Zeppelin gifted its fans with Whole lotta love on7th November, 1969 and was featured as the opening track on the band’s second album, Led Zeppelin II. The album has won many accolades including third rank in the list of the 100 greatest tracks by Q Magazine.
The position in the group of top ten rock songs ever has been claimed by Paranoid, the second album front the British Heavy Metal Band, Black Sabbath. The song topped the German Singles Chart, fourth on the UK Singles Chart and number sixty one on Billboard Hot 100 with several other tributes.
5. Enter Sandman
Released on 29th July 1991, Enter Sandman is a song by the popular American Heavy Metal Band, Metallica. It was written by Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich and was released as the first single from the band’s fifth album, Metallica. The single has seen over 22 million copies sold and achieved Gold Certification for more than 500,000 copies shipped in the United States. It is Metallica’s most played song having performed 1108 times lives.
6. Won’t Get Fooled Again
The 1971 single release won’t get fooled again reached ninth position on the UK Singles Chart, fifteenth on the Billboard Hot 100, 14th on the Australian Singles Chart and the sixth among the top ten rock songs ever.
7. Smells like Teen Spirit
Smells like Teen Spirit was released on 10th September, 1991 by the American Rock Band, Nirvana and was the opening track for the band’s second album, Nevermind. The number was their biggest hit with sixth position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
8. Walk This Way
Written by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Walk this way is the creation Aerosmith, an American Hard Rock group. The single became an international hit and was numbered tenth on the Billboard Hot 100.
9. Runnin’ With The Devil
Runnin with the Devil is a song from Van Halen and is in ninth position among the top ten rock songs ever. Released in May 1978, the lyrics of the number were motivated by the Ohio Player’s song Runnin from the Devil.
10. Ace of Spades
Made public in 1980, Ace of Spades is a rock song by the English band Motorhead. It remained in fifteenth rank in the United Kingdom Single Chart for twelve weeks. No doubt it has been named as one among the top ten rock songs ever.