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The Best Rock Songs About Addiction 

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Updated April 17, 2020 942 votes 246 voters 11.9k views 24 items

When it comes to rock music, no subject is off limits. For this list we're ranking the best rock songs about addiction, and we want you to vote up your favorites. How many good rock addiction songs can you think of off the top of your head? Below you'll find popular songs that you've definitely heard before, but also some more underground rock songs with addiction in the title or lyrics. The list includes alternative rock classics like “Under the Bridge” by Red Hot Chili Peppers and “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails. 
 

You can add your own favorite music to this list, so feel free to contribute with any new rock songs about drug addiction that aren't already on the poll.

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Eric Clapton
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Nine Inch Nails
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The Rolling Stones
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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The Velvet Underground
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Clark Benson added Jane's Addiction
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Amy Winehouse
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Third Eye Blind
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Neil Young
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mruthgm added I’m not an addict K’s Choice
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Rulo Mileg HC added The Rolling Stones
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Blue October
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Alanis Morissette
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Billy Joel
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EnesKara added Nirvana
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Clark Benson added Ozzy Osbourne
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Mad Season Wake Up is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Addiction
Aleksandar Markovic added Mad Season
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Elliott Smith
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Natalie Imbruglia
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Clark Benson added Rancid
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