First Wedding Dance Rock Songs

If rock music is your thing, you’ll need a first dance song that’s alternative to the norm!
Finding a great rock song for your wedding dance can be difficult, as rock ‘n’ roll tracks are typically dark and rather glass-half-empty. For their first dance, usually couples are looking for lyrics of love, to reflect their feelings. Here are some first dance song ideas for rock n roll weddings, that won’t suck the joy out of your wedding day!

Nothing Else Matters, Metallica – many couples love this for their first dance, but worry it’s too ‘rocky’ for a wedding, however, there are softer acoustic or instrumental versions on YouTube

Tonight, Tonight, The Smashing Pumpkins

You’re My Best Friend, Queen

Never Tear Us Apart, Paloma Faith – Paloma’s edgy version of the iconic INXS tune

Thank You For Loving Me, Bon Jovi

Friends And Lovers, Incubus

Accidentally In Love, Counting Crows

Invincible, Muse

I’d Do Anything For Love, Meat Loaf

I’II Follow You, Shinedown

You Shook Me All Night Long, AC/DC

Hanging By A Moment, Lifehouse

I Believe In A Thing Called Love, The Darkness