Find out who came #1 in The Rock 1000 + 500

And the winner is....

Metallica win The Rock 1000 + 500!

That's it New Zealand - after three epic weeks of playing and listening to the best rock tunes on the planet, as chosen by you, we've hit #1 and uncovered a new winner for 2016......congrats to Metallica for taking the #1 spot with Master of Puppets!

James Hetfield and the lads also took out second place too (greedy) with One. While you talk about how confusing that is to say, have a browse through the rest of the countdown below to see how the rest of it unfolded. 

Cheers to everyone for making it the biggest Rock 1000 ever! And special thanks CARTERS, your building partner, for making it happen! 

 

HOW TO READ THE COUNTDOWN:

DEBUT: This is the first time this song has ever featured in a Rock 1000 countdown. Epic.
RE-ENTRY: This song missed out last year, but made a comeback for 2016. 
NUMBERS: This is where the song placed in last year's countdown, so you can compare how it ranks. 

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# Song Artist 2015 rank Album Year
1 Master Of Puppets Metallica 17 Master Of Puppets 1986
2 One Metallica 5 …and Justice for All 1988
3 Stairway To Heaven Led Zeppelin 14 Led Zeppelin IV 1971
4 Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 Lynard Skynyrd 1973
5 Sober Tool 7 Undertow 1993
6 Killing In The Name Rage Against The Machine 4 Rage Against the Machine 1992
7 Home Again Shihad 8 Shihad (Fish Album) 1996
8 Stinkfist Tool 13 Aenima 1996
9 Enter Sandman Metallica 11 Metallica (Black Album) 1991
10 November Rain Guns N' Roses 9 Use Your Illusion I 1991
11 Everlong Foo Fighters 6 The Colour and the Shape 1997
12 Thunderstruck AC/DC 1 The Razor's Edge 1990
13 Black Pearl Jam 21 Ten 1991
14 Forty Six And Two Tool 25 Aenima 1996
15 Little Pills Devilskin 15 We Rise 2014
16 The Pot Tool 65 10,000 Days 2006
17 Bat Out Of Hell Meat Loaf 445 Bat Out of Hell 1977
18 Sultans Of Swing Dire Straits 981 Sultans of Swing 1978
19 Lonely Boy The Black Keys 271 El Camino 2011
20 Anema Tool 87 Aenma 1996
21 Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 20 A Night at the Opera 1975
22 Gutter Black Hello Sailor 953 Last Chance to Dance 1982
23 Nil By Mouth Blindspott 39 Blindspott 2001
24 Back n Black AC/DC 12 Back 'n' Black 1980
25 Down With The Sickness Disturbed 71 The Sickness 2000
26 Nothing Else Matters Metallica 23 Metallica (Black Album) 1991
27 Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana 3 Nevermind 1991
28 Lydia Highly Suspect 22 Mister Asylum 2015
29 Sweet Child O'Mine Guns N' Roses 16 Appetite for Destruction 1987
30 Fade To Black Metallica 82 Ride the Lightning 1984
31 Fat Bottomed Girls Queen 705 Jazz 1978
32 War Pigs Black Sabbath 50 Paranoid 1970
33 For Whom The Bell Tolls Metallica 116 Ride the Lightning 1984
34 Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd 66 The Wall 1979
35 Lateralus Tool 220 Lateralus 2001
36 Hotel California Eagles 137 Hotel California 1976
37 Vessel Devilskin 157 We Rise 2014
38 Duality Slipknot 536 Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) 2004
39 Schism Tool 155 Lateralus 2001
40 Bloodfeather Highly Suspect DEBUT Mister Asylum 2015
41 Cemetary Gates Pantera 96 Cowboys From Hell 1990
42 Snuff Slipknot 581 All Hope Is Gone 2009
43 Walk Pantera 92 Vulgar Display of Power 1992
44 Better Man Pearl Jam 28 Vitolagy 1994
45 Paradise City Guns N' Roses 30 Appetite for Destruction 1987
46 Chop Suey System Of A Down 43 Toxicity 2001
47 Whiskey In The Jar Metallica 550 Garage Inc 1998
48 Rooster Alice In Chains 202 Dirt 1992
49 All My Life Foo Fighters 10 One By One 2002
50 The Pretender Foo Fighters 64 Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace 2007
51 Vicarious Tool 446 10,000 Days 2006
52 Phlex Blindspott 61 Blindspott 2001
53 Cowboys From Hell Pantera 181 Cowboys From Hell 1990
54 My Hero Foo Fighters 34 The Colour and the Shape 1997
55 Shine On You Crazy Diamond Pink Floyd 156 Wish You Were Here 1975
56 Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd 510 Wish You Were Here 1975
57 Dark Necessities Red Hot Chili Peppers DEBUT The Getaway 2016
58 Safe Passage Villainy 926 Single Only 2015
59 Sanitarium Metallica 494 Master Of Puppets 1986
60 Start A Revolution Devilskin 251 We Rise 2014
61 Yellow Ledbetter Pearl Jam 224 Jeremy B Side 1992
62 Under The Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 31 Blood Sugar Sex Magik 1991
63 Bad Company Five Finger Death Punch 532 War is the Answer 2010
64 Welcome To The Jungle Guns N' Roses 37 Appetite for Destruction 1987
65 Brothers In Arms Dire Straits 76 Brothers in Arms 1985
66 Ace Of Spades Motorhead 77 Ace of Spades 1980
67 Man In The Box Alice In Chains 105 Facelift 1990
68 Kashmir Led Zeppelin 248 Physical Graffitti 1975
69 Eulogy Tool DEBUT Enema 1996
70 Estranged Guns N' Roses 63 Use Your Illusion II 1991
71 Highway To Hell AC/DC 99 Highway To Hell 1979
72 Wash It All Away Five Finger Death Punch DEBUT Got Your Six 2015
73 Rocket Queen Guns N' Roses 114 Appetite for Destruction 1987
74 Know Your Enemy Rage Against The Machine 269 Rage Against the Machine 1992
75 The Unforgiven Metallica 33 Metallica (Black Album) 1991
76 Toxicity System Of A Down 151 Toxicity 2001
77 Way Down We Go Kaleo DEBUT A/B 2016
78 Alive Pearl Jam 51 Ten 1991
79 House Of The Rising Sun Five Finger Death Punch 637 The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 2 2014
80 Monkey Wrench Foo Fighters 36 The Colour and the Shape 1997
81 Khe Sanh Cold Chisel 273 Cold Chisel 1978
82 Jekyll And Hyde Five Finger Death Punch DEBUT Got Your Six 2015
83 Paranoid Black Sabbath 75 Paranoid 1970
84 Cut The Cord Shinedown 624 2015 EP 2015
85 Hells Bells AC/DC 38 Back 'n' Black 1980
86 Sad But True Metallica 107 Metallica (Black Album) 1991
87 Serotonia Highly Suspect DEBUT Single Only 2016
88 Du Hast Rammstein 187 Sehnsucht 1997
89 The Beautiful People Marilyn Manson 29 Antichrist Superstar 1996
90 For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) AC/DC 178 For Those About To Rock 1981
91 Bomb Track Rage Against The Machine 122 Rage Against the Machine 1992
92 Pacifier Shihad 333 The General Electric 1999
93 Best Of You Foo Fighters 134 In Your Honor 2005
94 No Leaf Clover Metallica 378 SandM 1999
95 Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers 394 Californication 1999
96 Never See The Light Devilskin 168 We Rise 2013
97 Run To The Hills Iron Maiden 176 Number of the Beast 1982
98 Nutshell Alice In Chains 183 Jar of Flies 1993
99 Before I Forget Slipknot 685 Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) 2004
100 Learn To Fly Foo Fighters 41 There Is Nothing Left To Lose 1999

Looking for the rest of the songs?

We've split them into 100 song blocks so that it doesn't take blimmin' ages to load.
Click the links below to see the rest of the Rock 1000 + 500 songs.

Latest #101 - 200 #201 - 300 #301 - 400 #401 - 500
#501 - 600 #601 - 700 #701 - 800 #801 - 900 #901 - 1000
1001 - 1100 #1101 - 1200 #1201 - 1300 #1301 - 1400 #1401 - 1500