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These were the most-searched rock songs and bands on Google in 2023

The year-end analysis for 2023 keeps coming in. Loudwire reports on the most-searched rock bands over the last twelve months. A lot of this is American data, but it’s still interesting.

The Most-Searched Rock Songs

  1. Another One Bites the Dust, Queen
  2. Welcome to the Jungle, Guns N’ Roses
  3. Fortunate Son, Creedence Clearwater Revival
  4. November Rain, Guns N’ Roses
  5. Dreams, Fleetwood Mac
  6. (Don’t You) Forget About Me, Simple Minds
  7. Paradise City, Guns N’ Roses
  8. Killer Queen, Queen
  9. Sultans of Swing, Dire Straits
  10. Thunderstruck, AC/DC

The Most-Searched Metal Songs

  1. Master of Puppets, Metallica
  2. Down with the Sickness, Disturbed
  3. Man in the Box, Alice in Chains
  4. Crazy Train, Ozzy Osbourne
  5. Toxicity, System of a Down
  6. Chop Suey, System of a Down
  7. Rooster, Alice in Chains
  8. One, Metallica
  9. Would?, Alice in Chains
  10. Lateralus, Tool

There’s some additional data and some nice charts here.

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  • Since when is Alice in Chains metal?


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