Top Grunge Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
2
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit 1991
2
462
Nirvana All Apologies 1993
3
478
Nirvana Come As You Are 1991
4
501
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun 1994
5
570
Pearl Jam Jeremy 1991
6
682
Pearl Jam Alive 1991
7
687
Nirvana Heart-Shaped Box 1993
8
707
Nirvana Lithium 1991
9
831
Nirvana About a Girl 1989
10
859
Mudhoney Touch Me I'm Sick Garage Punk 1988
11
1375
The Offspring Come Out and Play Pop Punk, Skate Punk 1994
12
1604
Pearl Jam Daughter 1993
13
1876
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song 1994
14
2006
PJ Harvey Sheela-Na-Gig Singer/Songwriter 1992
15
2008
Hole Doll Parts 1994
16
2045
Nirvana In Bloom 1991
17
2244
L7 Pretend We're Dead 1992
18
2531
Nirvana Drain You 1991
19
2534
Hole Violet Riot Grrrl 1994
20
2826
Soundgarden Spoonman Hard Rock 1994
21
3064
Alice in Chains Would? 1992
22
3104
Hole Miss World 1994
23
3248
Nirvana Sliver 1990
24
3286
Pearl Jam Black 1991
25
3438
Soundgarden Fell on Black Days 1994
26
3456
Soundgarden Jesus Christ Pose Alternative Metal 1991
27
3678
Temple of the Dog Hunger Strike 1991
28
3765
Foo Fighters I'll Stick Around 1995
29
3811
Alice in Chains Rooster 1992
30
4006
Soundgarden Burden in My Hand 1996
31
4049
Stone Temple Pilots Plush 1992
32
4366
Stone Temple Pilots Vasoline Hard Rock 1994
33
4385
Silverchair Tomorrow 1994
34
4451
Nirvana Scentless Apprentice Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore 1993
35
5148
The Afghan Whigs Debonair 1993
36
5269
Alice in Chains Man in the Box Alternative Metal 1990
37
5389
Nirvana You Know You're Right 2002
38
5509
Pearl Jam Even Flow 1991
39
5544
Nirvana Pennyroyal Tea 1993
40
5565
Hole Teenage Whore Riot Grrrl 1991
41
5901
The Vines Highly Evolved Garage Rock Revival 2002
42
5934
Nirvana Territorial Pissings Punk Rock 1991
43
6319
Nirvana Rape Me 1993
44
6880
Nirvana On a Plain 1991
45
6913
Nirvana Love Buzz 1988
46
7912
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen 1993
47
7948
Stone Temple Pilots Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart Power Pop 1996
48
8270
Mother Love Bone Chloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns Glam Rock, Hard Rock 1989
49
8506
Pearl Jam State of Love and Trust 1992
50
8595
Neil Young I'm the Ocean Hard Rock 1995
51
8629
Soundgarden Outshined Alternative Metal 1991
52
8636
Nirvana Aneurysm 1991
53
8972
Pearl Jam Yellow Ledbetter 1992
54
9022
Nirvana Serve the Servants 1993

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Screaming Trees Nearly Lost You 1992
L7 Shove 1990
Jeff Buckley Eternal Life 1994
Silverchair Freak Hard Rock 1997
Pearl Jam Dissident 1993
Alice in Chains Down in a Hole 1992
Soundgarden Rusty Cage Alternative Metal 1991
Soundgarden Blow Up the Outside World 1996
Pearl Jam Rearviewmirror 1993
Babes in Toyland Bruised Violet Riot Grrrl 1992
Foo Fighters Exhausted 1995
Stone Temple Pilots Big Empty 1994
Pearl Jam Spin the Black Circle Punk Rock 1994
Pearl Jam Go 1993
Alice in Chains Them Bones Alternative Metal 1992
Hole Beautiful Son 1993
Soundgarden My Wave Hard Rock 1994
Nirvana Negative Creep Post-Hardcore, Sludge Metal 1989
Nirvana Breed Punk Rock 1991
Stone Temple Pilots Creep 1992
Mudhoney This Gift Garage Punk 1989
Mudhoney You Got It (Keep It Outta My Face) Garage Punk 1989
The Afghan Whigs Honky's Ladder 1996
Nirvana Dive 1990
Soundgarden Pretty Noose 1996