21/04/2024

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Miss Metal’s Top Ten Favorite Rock & Roll Songs – At the Moment

Miss Metal’s Top Ten Favorite Rock & Roll Songs – At the Moment

Everyone has their preferences when it comes to music, whether it’s Celene Dion or Korn or Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven. Here is an eclectic collection of 10 top rock & roll songs. I recommend a listen to anyone who enjoys rock music as a whole!

10. Linkin Park- ‘Numb’ – This song is a definite win from LP, illustrating what most teens feel when their parents try to force things on them. “Can’t you see that you’re smothering me/ Holding too tightly/ Afraid to lose control” speaks to me as what kids feel but can’t express. I love Chester Bennington’s vocals anyway, so it’s an added bonus. 😛

9. Jay Gordon- ‘Slept So Long’ – From the soundtrack of Queen of the Damned, I could have sworn this song was made for that movie. The lyrics are entirely vampiric and sound exactly what Lestat might be singing to his maker. I really like this song for the slow and purposeful drums and the growly voice of the vocalist because both make the song just that more awesome.

8. Dethklok- ‘Fansong’ – I’ll be honest here: I love Dethklok. They’re just raw enough to be enjoyably edgy. This song in particular is a favorite of mine because the band is blatantly dissing the fans of their music, starting off with (my favorite part of the whole song), “You people out there give us more than just record sales/ You give us something to HATE/ And we hate you, you brainless mutants”. Dude! Awesome! I think this is why they retain a solid fan base; they’re raw and honest!

7. Marilyn Manson- ‘This Is the New Sh*t’ – God, I love this song! The thing that attracts my adoration the most is that Marilyn Manson is the artist. Besides that, I love that the song is letting the gritty nature of the new world come to light rather than sticking with the old “lovey-dovey” ways. I’m not the type of person who’s generally nice and sweet, so this is an instant favorite.

6. Limp Bizkit- ‘Break Stuff’ – This is THE ULTIMATE song for those sh*tty days that everyone has. You know, the days when all you want to do is rip someone’s head off? I find this a great way to let all that pent up stress out instead of actually ripping someone’s head off. 😛 Limp Bizkit hit the nail on the head with this song.

5. Fall Out Boy- ‘Thnks Fr Th Mmrs’ – Call me a sheep, but I really do love this song. This is one of those end-of-the-summer songs, right after the last big party. Patrick Stump’s voice just got better, especially with the lyrics, “Get me out of my mind/ And get you out of those clothes” for a reference to the summer fling everyone loves to hate after the summer is gone.

4. Evanescence- ‘Bring Me To Life’ – Amy Lee is the epitome of the word “deep”. This song, though old, will always be a favorite of mine because of, its appearance in Daredevil (the best movie EVER~), and two, the sheer depth of the lyrics Amy belts out with such passion. To be honest, this is a great shower-singing song because it’s so throaty!

3. AFI- ‘Love Like Winter’ – There’s really no reason why I love this song other than the lyrics themselves. Just thinking about a winter made of sugar and ice is appealing! My favorite portion of lyrics is “Press your lips to the sculptures and surely you’ll say/ Love like winter” because it sounds a bit romantic. I also suggest checking out the music video for this song.

2. 3 Days Grace- ‘Pain’ – Haha, this song is the best. 😛 This is what the world is about these days and I’m loving it. A world of misery is worse than a world of anger. “Anger and agony/ Are better than misery”! 3DG is a perpetual favorite here.

1. Papa Roach- ‘Dead Cell’ – What can I say? This song is number one every time. Dead Cell is a term for an outcast in society, someone that doesn’t quite fit with the rest of the world. I love this song purely because it points out all the flaws of the “normal” society and brings the loners to light. Besides that, gotta love Papa Roach!

If you don’t enjoy at least one of these songs, I’ll be sorely disappointed. All are examples of excellent rock and deserve their kudos. Cheers!