Top 10 Rock and Metal Protest Songs

U2 - "Sunday Bloody Sunday: Written about the Bloody Sunday incident in Northern Ireland, this song captures the anger.

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System of a Down - "B.Y.O.B: Bring Your Own Bombs" is a scathing critique of the Iraq War and the political machinations behind it.

Rage Against the Machine - "Killing in the Name: This track from Rage Against the Machine's self-titled debut album is an iconic anthem against institutional racism.

Public Enemy - "Fight the Power: While not traditionally a rock or metal song, its influence on protest music is undeniable.

Neil Young - "Rockin' in the Free World: This song criticizes the social and economic issues in America.

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Metallica - "One: Inspired by the anti-war novel Johnny Got His Gun, this song details the harrowing experiences of a soldier who loses his limbs.

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Megadeth - "Peace Sells: This thrash metal classic questions the value placed on peace and criticizes government policies that prioritize war.

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Green Day - "American Idiot: This punk rock anthem from the album of the same name criticizes American media culture.

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Bob Dylan - "Masters of War: This classic protest song from Dylan's early career condemns the military-industrial complex and those who profit from war.

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Black Sabbath - "War Pigs: From their Paranoid album, "War Pigs" criticizes the warmongering of political leaders.

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