The 10 Best Godsmack Songs of All-Time


The Godsmack band has attracted a large following through their rock music. The band was initially formed in 1995. Over the years they have released numerous songs. It has been approximately twenty-five years since the band released their debut album. They have more than 20 million sales and continue to diversify their music. Godsmack band is currently planning a 2022 tour for their fans, which is expected to start on April 28, 2022, in Newark, New Jersey and end on May 7, 2022, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As you await the tour, here is a list of the 10 best Godsmack’s songs of all-time that you could check out.

10. Greed


The track “Greed” illustrates the concept of greed by showing the life of a man who is consumed by greed. He has a vault where he is seen counting his money. Despite the large amount of wealth that he has accumulated, he does not take any initiative to repair the damages in his rental building. He is constantly knocking on his tenants’ doors to ask for rent. At the end of the song, his clothes are stolen and he is left lying in his underwear. The song seems to address the effects of greed through its combination of great cinematography and the amazing vocals of the band members.

9. Cryin’ Like A Bitch


“Cryin’ Like A Bitch” peaked at number 25 on the top 100 Billboard chart of hot hard rock songs in 2010. The song has been a sensation to Godsmack’s fans, especially those who are interested in wrestling. It’s a perfect fighting song as the scenes included in the song have been drawn from boxing and wrestling. The drums and guitar in the song fit seamlessly with the vocals.

8. Love-Hate-Sex-Pain


This song was released in 2010 under “The Oracle” album. Despite the bold and weird title of the song, which matches with the lyrics used by the band members, this track illustrates the maturity of the band members’ skills over time. In an interview conducted by Altsounds, Sully Erna stated that this song among others, which were included in “The Oracle” album is true to the heart and is filled with everything that the band has built its success on.

7. Whatever


“Whatever” was released in 1997 as part of the “All Wound Up” album. It seems to illustrate a season in someone’s life when they are fed up with everything and are no longer interested in pretending to be okay. “Whatever” peaked at number 19 on the top 100 Billboard chart in 1999. It’s an all-time fan favorite and resonates with the lives of many people.

6. Under Your Scars


“Under Your Scars” is an amazing creation that stirs hope in those who listen to it. The video begins with a message from the Sully Erna to their fans based on the deed connection fogged between the band and their fan base in the previous years. The video of this song captures the band’s interaction with their fans and seem to encourage their fans to believe in themselves. It is one of the songs from their recent album, “When Legends Rise,” which was released in 2019. It shows the band’s journey throughout the years and is truly an inspirational piece that has received heartfelt and touching reactions from the band’s fans.

5. Speak


“Speak” was the first song released in Godsmack’s 2006 album, “IV,” and captured the hearts of the bands’ fans. The song has appeared in numerous reviews by Godsmack fans. It is a head-banging hard rock that encourages people to speak the truth or make their peace.

4. Awake


This song can be characterized as the best head-banging rock music of all-time. It was released in 2000 as part of the “Awake” album and is still considered a fan favorite. The song features Godsmack’s guitar prowess and great vocals from Sully and his bandmates. Although it peaked at number 12 on Billboard top 100 chart for hot hard rock songs, based on the creativity and skills that went into creating, it should have been ranked much higher. The guitar riffs and the accuracy of the drums at the beginning of the song seem to summon an awakening.

3. I Stand Alone


“I Stand Alone” was originally released on “Scorpion King,” a film that starred Dwayne Johnson. The band, later on, released the video of the song and incorporated some of the scenes from the “Scorpion King” in their video. It is a classic that never goes out of style. Aside from being incorporated in the film, this song was also nominated for a Grammy Awards in 2002. It was nominated for the best rock song in 2002, which came as a shock to the band because they had not expected that the song would do so well.

2. Voodoo


This song is characterized by great vocals and lyrics. It was recorded under the album “Godsmack,” which was released in 1998. It was a hit song between 1998 and 2000. The song combines Godsmack’s great vocals and interesting cinematography in their video, which incorporated witches, fire, a large cornfield, zombies, and candle lights, a campfire. Although the song sounds creepy and scary, it’s just the perfect illustration of Godsmack’s superiority in creating amazing rock music. The cinematography in the video version captures the meaning of the lyrics and the song’s title. It peaked at number 6 of the hot hard rock songs in 2000 in the Billboard charts.

1. Straight Out of Line


When “Straight Out of Line” was released in 2003 as part of the “Faceless” album. It peaked at number 9 on the hot hard rock Billboard list. The song is a fan favorite and it captures the energy of the band members brilliantly. Aside from making an appearance in the top ten Billboard list, it was also nominated for the 46th annual Grammy Awards for the best hard rock performance in 2003. Although the band did not win the award, the nomination represented fans’ recognition of the masterpiece that the band members had created.


Godsmack has been in the rock music industry for over twenty years. Godsmack’s songs have evolved from basic hard rock to a combination of hard and soft rock. The band continues to release great songs that are adored by their fans.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.