The 10 Best Rock Music Videos of 2015

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It’s been a great year for rock music, and these are the 10 best rock music videos of 2015!


Rock music is a genre of music that emerged in the late 1940s and early 1950s. It is characterized by a heavy use of electric guitars, bass guitars, drums, and sometimes keyboards. Rock music typically uses simple, repetitive forms such as the verse-chorus structure, which is common in pop music.

The 10 best rock music videos of 2015 include:

1) Muse – “Dead Inside”
2) Foo Fighters – “Congregation”
3) Royal Blood – “Little Monster”
4) Slipknot – “Killpop”
5) Marilyn Manson – “The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles”
6) Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – “Bent to Fly”
7) Mastodon – “High Road”
8) Kvelertak – “Evig Vandrar Lik En Shadow”
9) Judas Priest – “Halls Of Valhalla”
10) Rammstein – “Mein Teil”

Best Rock Music Videos of 2015

2015 was a great year for rock music, with some truly iconic videos being released. Here are our picks for the 10 best rock music videos of 2015.

1. Foo Fighters – “Run”
2. Royal Blood – “Lights Out”
3. Muse – “Psycho”
4. Imagine Dragons – “I Bet My Life”
5. The Prodigy – “Nasty”
6. Bring Me The Horizon – “Throne”
7. Slipknot – “Killpop”
8. Marilyn Manson – “The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles”
9. Halestorm – “Apocalyptic”
10. Ghost – “Cirice”

#10: “Do I Wanna Know?” by Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys’ “Do I Wanna Know?” is a dark and sultry rock song, and its music video matches that feeling perfectly. The video features the band members looking dapper in suits as they perform the song in a dark, smoky room. The video also features some intriguing shots of a woman crawling around on the floor and close-ups of the band members’ faces. It’s a simple but effective video that perfectly complements the song.

#9: “Something from Nothing” by Foo Fighters

The Foo Fighters released their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, in November of 2014. The album’s first single, “Something from Nothing,” was released in October of 2014 along with a music video. The video features the band playing the song in a empty room that is gradually filled with objects, including the band members themselves.

The video was directed by Dave Grohl and it was nominated for two Grammy Awards, including Best Rock Video.

#8: “Run” by Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters’ “Run” was one of the best rock music videos of 2015. The video tells the story of a man who is struggling to keep up with the demands of his job and family. The man is shown running through the streets of a city, and as he runs, he encounters various obstacles. The video ends with the man finally collapsing from exhaustion.

#7: “The Wolf” by Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons’ “The Wolf” was one of the best rock music videos of 2015. The band performed the song in a dark and creepy forest, with some members dressed as animals. The video was very well executed and fit the song perfectly.

#6: “I Bet My Life” by Imagine Dragons

“I Bet My Life” by Imagine Dragons is a powerful rock song with an accompanying music video that is equally as impressive. The video tells the story of a young man who is trying to find his place in the world and ultimately decides to follow his dreams.

The video begins with the young man graduating from high school and then follows him as he tries to figure out what he wants to do with his life. He eventually decides to pursue a career in music, and the video culminates with him performing on stage with his band.

The “I Bet My Life” music video is an inspirational story about following your dreams and never giving up on yourself. It’s a great reminder that anything is possible if you set your mind to it.

#5: “Ain’t It Fun” by Paramore

In at number five is Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun.” The video for this track, from the band’s self-titled album, starts with a group of kids playing in a field. As they run and play, they stumble across a human skeleton. This scares them, and they start to run away. Suddenly, the skeleton comes to life and starts chasing them! The kids are terrified, but they make it back to safety.

The video then cuts to the band performing the song in a bright, colorful room. The contrast between the dark beginning and the light middle is visually striking and makes for an enjoyable watch.

#4: “Something” by The Beatles

“Something” is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, written by George Harrison and released on the Abbey Road album in 1969. Along with “Here Comes the Sun”, it is one of Harrison’s best-known compositions from his years with the Beatles, and is considered one of the finest love songs written by any of the group’s members. In Hamilton’s memoir I, Me, Mine, he recalls: “My general feeling was ‘Oh God, I have actually written something that is hearing something.’ This was one of those moments that people talk about.” In his lyrics for “Something”, Harrison drew on his interest in Hinduism and acceptance of Eastern spiritual concepts; consequently, he later described the song as being “the best thing written in my life”.

#3: “All Apologies” by Nirvana

Nirvana’s “All Apologies” was one of the most iconic rock music videos of the 1990s. The video features the band members playing in a dark room with flashing lights and images projected onto them. The video is simple, but powerfully effective in conveying the emotion of the song.

#2: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana

Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was one of the most iconic rock songs of the 1990s, and the music video is just as iconic. Filmed in a high school gymnasium, the video features Nirvana performing the song while a group of teenagers moshes around them. The video is simple but effective, and it perfectly captures the raw energy of Nirvana’s music.

#1: ” Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

The top spot on our list goes to the classic rock band Queen and their music video for “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The video was directed by Bruce Gowers and released in 1975, the same year as the song. It is a live performance of the band lip syncing to the song, with shots of them interspersed with footage of their fans singing along. The video is simple but effective, and it perfectly captures the energy and excitement of a live Queen performance.

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