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  • Writer's pictureTrace Rosenbower

Rock Karaoke Songs: The Ultimate Sing-along Guide

Ever dreamt of becoming a rockstar? We all have that inner rock god/goddess waiting for the right moment to unleash and show off their vocal prowess. Rock music, with its energetic power chords, shouty choruses, and iconic anthems, classic rock offers the perfect platform to do just that. Thanks to karaoke, we don't need to be onstage with a band – we can have our rockstar moments in the company of friends, or even strangers, cheering us on.


List of Top Rock Karaoke Songs

Ready to be the star of your next karaoke night? Here’s a compilation of the top rock karaoke songs to belt out:

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen: A timeless classic. Does anyone not know the lyrics?

Don't Stop Believin' – Journey: Get the crowd involved! They're sure to join in for this beloved anthem.

Mr. Brightside – The Killers: Post-drinks, this is the song that will have everyone singing out loud.

In The End - Linkin Park: Looking to show the crowd just how edgy you are? This is the perfect song.

Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses: Not one that everyone knows every single word to, but they'll at least know the chorus!

Thunderstruck – AC/DC: Dive into the heavier side with this 1990s megahit.

Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes: Recognizable by its constant guitar riff, it’s a must-sing!

I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: A gritty classic that ruled the charts in the early 80s.

Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen: A 1975 hit that still feels just as powerful today.

I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor – Arctic Monkeys: A modern favorite with catchy lyrics.

Welcome To The Jungle – Guns N' Roses: Make sure to warm up your vocal cords for this one!

Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix: One of the most iconic guitar riffs in rock history.

Baba O'Riley – The Who: A karaoke-friendly version of what originally was a 30-minute session!

Under Pressure - Queen & David Bowie: A collaborative masterpiece with an infectious beat.

Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin: For the bold and brave who can hit those high notes.

Rock And Roll All Night – Kiss: Perfect for those who appreciate the glam of rock.

Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy: An ultimate sing-along especially for a night out with the boys.

Wonderwall – Oasis: A mellower rock anthem, still a favorite after 25 years.

Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson: Sing one this crowd favorite and you're going to be bound to get the rest singing with you.

Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd: Dive deep into psychedelic rock with this iconic track.

The Story Of Us - Taylor Swift: I know most people don't think of Taylor Swift when they think of rock but this one off her 1st album is a killer!

Hotel California – The Eagles: Singing this is an experience, especially with the chorus.

Lust For Life – Iggy Pop: Feel the beat and maybe even attempt Iggy’s sultry dance moves!

I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll - Britney Spears: An old classic sung by one of the greats.

Jumpin' Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones: A song birthed from a simple, everyday moment turned iconic.

Jolene - Dolly Parton: Looking to add a little country twist to the rock lineup? Here's a rock song classic from one of our favorite country artists.


Why Karaoke Matters

Beyond the fun and laughter, karaoke connects us with songs on a personal level. It offers a moment to step into the shoes of our favorite rock artists, relive classic moments, and unleash the rockstar within.


These songs aren’t just rock classics; they’re a part of musical history. So, the next time you're at a karaoke bar or have a karaoke machine handy, give these songs a try. Remember, it's not just about singing but living the moment, feeling the music, and, most importantly, having fun!


How can I get karaoke to my next private event?

  • This is a common question so don't worry! Getting karaoke to happen at your event is as easy as sending an email. With Live Band Karaoke from Moontower Entertainment, everyone at your next party or team-building event becomes a rockstar!

Why are these songs popular in karaoke?

  • Their catchy tunes, memorable lyrics, and the nostalgia they evoke make them perfect for karaoke.

How can I find these songs in a karaoke bar?

  • Most karaoke bars have a diverse list of songs, and these popular tracks are usually included. You can ask the DJ or check their songbook.

Can I find karaoke versions of these songs online?

  • Absolutely! Many online platforms offer karaoke versions of popular songs.

What if I can’t hit all the high notes?

  • Karaoke is all about fun! Don't stress on perfection; it's the spirit that counts.

Are there other rock songs suitable for karaoke?

  • Yes, many rock songs are great for karaoke. The list above is just a starting point!

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Jan 15

Whether you're hitting the high notes of a power ballad or rocking out to an upbeat anthem, the ultimate sing-along guide to rock karaoke promises an unforgettable night of musical magic. Get ready to unleash your inner rock legend and become popular with the buy 1 million spotify plays:

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