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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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Bad Blood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
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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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Creep Radiohead

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F.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About Hate
F.O.D. Green Day

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Everything About You Ugly Kid Joe

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Go to Hell Alice Cooper

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Hateful The Clash

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

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I Hope You Die The Bloodhound Gang

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I Hate the TV Violent Femmes

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Deuces Chris Brown

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Song for the Dumped Ben Folds Five

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Idiot Wind Bob Dylan

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Hate It When You Leave Keith Richards

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Hate & War The Clash

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Hate to Feel Alice in Chains

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Closer Nine Inch Nails

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I Hate Boys Christina Aguilera

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Irresponsible Hate Anthem Marilyn Manson

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The Killing Type Amanda Palmer, The Grand Theft Orchestra

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Before You Hate It Gary Numan

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Recipe for Hate Bad Religion

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She Hates Me Puddle of Mudd

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Face Up New Order

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Love to Hate Ozzy Osbourne

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Cool to Hate The Offspring

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World Full of Hate Dropkick Murphys

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Fuck the World Tupac Shakur

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Some People Hate is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About Hate

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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