AMERICA’S HARD 100 – Vote To Determine The Greatest Hard Rock Song Of All-Time

by (@BHSmithNYC)

Welcome to of the final VH1 Classic America’s Hard 100 Countdown Poll! Over the past 10 days we’ve asked YOU, the FANS to help us sort our list of essential hard rock and heavy metal tunes and the response has been incredible! Since this is the final list, we’ll be keeping it active for a few days to make sure we have enough time to record all your votes. And, due to popular demand, keep your eyes open for a one final poll featuring those songs which got the most votes for our all-time Top 10!

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can vote AS MANY TIMES and for AS MANY SONGS as you want, simply click on “Return To Poll” after your initial ballot and if your favorite songs or bands are missing from today’s list please check one of our earlier polls, which are all still open for voting, to see if you can find it.

Today Van Halen’s bad boy classic “Hot For Teacher” takes on Cliff-era Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls,”  “Wild Child” by nasty L.A. glam-masters W.A.S.P. and Rush’s “Tom Sawyer” among others.

Who will come out on top? Only you can decide and remember to tune in to America’s Hard 100 Countdown when it airs this November to see the final lineup.

RELATED: AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 1: Choose between AC/DC’s “Back In Black”, Cheap Trick’s “Dream Police”, Dream Theater’s “Pull Me Under”, Heaven And Hell’s “Shadow Of The Wind”, L.A. Guns’ “Bitch Is Back”, Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song”, Ministry’s “Just One Fix”, Overkill’s “Elimination”, Ratt’s “Lay It Down”, and Scorpions’ “Rock You Like A Hurricane.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 2: Choose between Anthrax’s “Got The Time”, Accept’s “Balls To The Wall”, Alice Cooper’s “Eighteen”, Danzig’s “Mother ’93″, Def Leppard’s “Photograph”, Heart’s “Barracuda”, Twisted Sister’s “I Wanna Rock”, Type O Negative’s “Black No. 1″, Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again”, or White Zombie’s “More Human Than Human.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 3: Choose between Alice In Chains’ “Man In The Box”, Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”, Bon Jovi’s “Living On A Prayer”, Deep Purple’s “Highway Star”, Deftones’ “Be Quiet And Drive (Far Away)”, Dokken’s “Into The Fire”, Foo Fighters’ “My Hero”, Great White’s “Once Bitten, Twice Shy”, Guns N’ Roses’ “Paradise City”, and KISS’ “Shout It Out Loud.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 4: Choose between Aerosmith’s “Love In An Elevator,” Cinderella’s “Gypsy Road,” Corrosion Of Conformity’s “Dance Of The Dead,” Jane’s Addiction’s “Stop,” Joan Jett & The Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” Judas Priest’s “Breaking The Law,” Korn’s “Freak On A Leash,” Lita Ford’s “Kiss Me Deadly,” Megadeth’s “Peace Sells,” and Motley Crue’s “Dr. Feelgood.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 5: Choose between AC/DC’s “You Shook Me All Night Long,” Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love A Bad Name,” Dio’s “Holy Diver,” Heart’s “Magic Man,” Iron Maiden’s “Run To The Hills,” Krokus’ “Screaming In The Night,” Motley Crue’s “Girls Girls Girls,” Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer,” Pantera’s “Cemetary Gates,” and Queensryche’s “Jet City Woman.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 6: Choose between Quiet Riot’s “Cum On Feel The Noize”, Ratt’s “Round And Round”, Rob Zombie’s “Dragula”, Rollins Band’s “Liar”, Rush’s “Limelight”, Sepultura’s “Slave New World”, Slayer’s “Seasons In The Abyss”, Stone Temple Pilots’ “Wicked Garden”, Testament’s “Over The Wall”, Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 7: Choose between Van Halen’s “Jump”, Warrant’s “Cherry Pie”, Skid Row’s “18 And Life”, Poison’s “Nothin’ But A Good Time”, Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”, Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir”, Heaven and Hell’s “The Mob Rules”, Def Leppard’s “Rock Of Ages”, Alice Cooper’s “Poison.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 8: Choose between Aerosmith’s “Dream On”, Alice In Chains’s “Rooster”, Dio’s “Rainbow In The Dark”, Guns N’ Roses’ “November Rain”, Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper”, Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People”, Motorhead’s “Ace Of Spades”, Ozzy Osbourne’s “Bark At The Moon”, Rage Against The Machine’s “Bulls On Parade”, Scorpions’ “No One Like You.”

AMERICA’S HARD 100, DAY 9: Choose between Slayer’s “Raining Blood”, Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun”, The Cult’s “Fire Woman”, Thin Lizzy’s “The Boys Are Back In Town”, Ozzy Osbourne and Randy Rhoads’ “Crazy Train”, Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’”, Faith No More’s “Epic”, Anthrax featuring Public Enemy’s “Bring The Noise”, Megadeth’s “Sweating Bullets”, and Pantera’s “Walk.”

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