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There's a fine line between love and hate, but the best songs about hate usually blur that line. Everyone knows that the greatest songs about hate are usually written post-break up, when the musician's heart is still raw and full of feels. But ex-lovers aren't the only thing on these bands' minds - Radiohead and Joan Jett have written songs about self-loathing, while the Violent Femmes have sung about their hatred for television. Tupac Shakur even raps about hating the world.

Of all the best hate songs out there, CeeLo Green's "F--k You," tops our list. It's the most scathing hate song out there, bedsides Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street." Radiohead's "Creep" and Nirvana's "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die" deal with self-hatred. Say Anything's "Hate Everyone," is about Max Bemis's early onset disdain for the human race. The Avett Brothers, however, really turn the hate song genre around with their "Ballad of Love and Hate." They sing about the different perspectives of a woman, (Love) and her boyfriend, (Hate), and how they treat each other in a relationship.  

Vote up the best songs about hate below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section! 
 
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Puke Eminem

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Fuck You CeeLo Green

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jerif1997 added Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects

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Creep Radiohead

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I Hate U is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
I Hate U Prince

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F.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
F.O.D. Green Day

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I Hate Myself for Loving You Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Joan Jett

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jerif1997 added Highway to Hell AC/DC

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Bad Blood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
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bruce-adams added You oughta know Sitcom Actor-comedian Dave Coulier from Full House claimed to being the ex-boyfriend portrayed in the song

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Hateful The Clash

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Everything About You Ugly Kid Joe

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Go to Hell Alice Cooper

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Hate It When You Leave Keith Richards

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Closer Nine Inch Nails

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I Hate the TV Violent Femmes

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Song for the Dumped Ben Folds Five

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Idiot Wind Bob Dylan

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Hate to Feel Alice in Chains

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Deuces Chris Brown

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Irresponsible Hate Anthem Marilyn Manson

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Hate & War The Clash

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Before You Hate It Gary Numan

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Recipe for Hate Bad Religion

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I Hate Boys Christina Aguilera

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Some People Hate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs About Hate

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The Killing Type Amanda Palmer, The Grand Theft Orchestra

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Love to Hate Ozzy Osbourne

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Cool to Hate The Offspring

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I Hope You Die The Bloodhound Gang

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World Full of Hate Dropkick Murphys

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She Hates Me Puddle of Mudd

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Fuck the World Tupac Shakur

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Face Up New Order

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Reasons Why Americans Hate Coldplay, Britain's Biggest Band The Best Coconut Milk Brands

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How to Hate Lil Wayne, T-Pain

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Broken Box Queens of the Stone Age

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The Rat The Walkmen

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Love to Hate Slayer

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I Hate Everything George Strait