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The Best Rock Songs About Addiction  

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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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The Rolling Stones
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Nine Inch Nails
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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Eric Clapton
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The Velvet Underground
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Third Eye Blind
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Amy Winehouse
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Clark Benson added Jane's Addiction
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Billy Joel
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Blue October
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Rulo Mileg HC added The Rolling Stones
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Neil Young
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Alanis Morissette
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Clark Benson added Ozzy Osbourne
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EnesKara added Nirvana
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Elliott Smith
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Natalie Imbruglia
21
Mad Season Wake Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Songs About Addiction
Aleksandar Markovic added Mad Season
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Clark Benson added Rancid