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Mac / October 11, 2005 11:20 PM

The Cure's "Shiver and Shake" from Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me album.

or

Fear's "I Don't Care About You" from The Record.

Flynn / October 12, 2005 12:14 AM

Too many. Here are my top choices.

Give Me It - The Cure
Wish - Nine Inch Nails
Dear God - XTC
I'm Going Straight to Heaven - MC 900 Ft. Jesus

And Mother by The Police is an amusing, if not Oedipal, suggestion.

Ron / October 12, 2005 12:18 AM

Lipstick - Buzzcocks

hench / October 12, 2005 12:18 AM

i love to hate -- screeching weasel
a prayer to god -- shellac
hate the police -- dicks
fuck the police -- nwa

Andrew / October 12, 2005 12:21 AM

Ugly Kid Joe's "I Hate Everything About You."
...Just kidding.

I'd say "wish," by Nine Inch Nails, off broken, and to continue my Violent Femmes theme, "Flamingo Baby" off Why Do Birds Sing.

Stephen / October 12, 2005 12:45 AM

Shellac - "Prayer To God". Hench (above) is on the money with that one.

Also, the entirety of Refused's "The Shape of Punk to Come".

jk1 / October 12, 2005 1:44 AM

Some favorites, off the top of my head...

'the Curse of Millhaven' by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

'the Desperate Thngs You Made Me Do' by the Magnetic Fields

'Disintegration' by the Cure

'Buzzbomb' by the Dead Kennedys and 'Mate Spawn and Die' by Lard

Hard to go wrong with Skinny Puppy or Swans for anger and hate, but dang if I can't boil them down to one track...

amyc / October 12, 2005 6:20 AM

No Action - Elvis Costello

No Children - the Mountain Goats

Going to Marrakesh - the Extra Glenns

Untouchable Face - Ani DiFranco

Suck My Left One - Bikini Kill

How Do You Sleep? - John Lennon

Roni / October 12, 2005 6:23 AM

You Oughta Know - Alanis...more pissed off than hate, but it's what goes in the CD player when I'm hating.

Speedy / October 12, 2005 6:34 AM

What's that Eamon song that starts out all sweet then turns in to '#$@( this and ^@%#% that and ^#%#$ everything'? That's the one I like.

printdude / October 12, 2005 7:05 AM

1996 - Marilyn Manson

Slack-a-gogo / October 12, 2005 7:38 AM

"Hate Song" by the Posies (obvious, but appropriate) and I'll second John Lennon's "How Do You Sleep". And for pure, uncut hatred, Elvis Costello's ode to Thatcher, "Tramp the Dirt Down" is perfect.

Dr Awkward / October 12, 2005 7:47 AM

Hate - by the Delgados

Maggie / October 12, 2005 8:14 AM

"I Hate Myself for Loving You," Joan Jett. Splits the difference.

Keith Romero / October 12, 2005 8:23 AM

Michael Rowed the Boat A Shore is definitely the worst Hate Song Ever!

ivy / October 12, 2005 8:42 AM

"Under the God" - Tin Machine

bam / October 12, 2005 8:51 AM

Hate Your Friends -- the Lemonheads

waleeta / October 12, 2005 8:52 AM

"Love to Hate You" by Erasure

anne / October 12, 2005 9:00 AM

"Song for the Dumped" by Ben Folds 5

Craig / October 12, 2005 9:02 AM

Anything by A.C.

John / October 12, 2005 9:07 AM

"Bodies" by the Sex Pistols.

Hambone Deluxo / October 12, 2005 9:23 AM

"Big Payback" by James Brown

kelly / October 12, 2005 9:27 AM

"i never wanna fucking see you again" - rich hardesty

mike / October 12, 2005 9:29 AM

Not a Friend - Sebadoh
I Hope You're Happy Now - Elvis C.
Object - The Cure

kel / October 12, 2005 9:31 AM

"The Floor" Poster Children

bran / October 12, 2005 9:36 AM

not to be wholly unoriginal, but I second/third/fourth/whatever "wish."

kerry / October 12, 2005 9:52 AM

"Hate" - Cinerama
"(Fuck You) An Ode to No One" - Smashing Pumpkins
"Jism" - Tindersticks
I second Marilyn Manson's "1996", but also add "Love Song."

Annie / October 12, 2005 10:11 AM

"Positively Fourth Street" by Bob Dylan.

eep / October 12, 2005 10:18 AM

"Caught Out There" by Kelis. Screaming along with her is sometimes theraputic.

Samm / October 12, 2005 10:18 AM

"No Children" by the Mountain Goats. "I hope you die. I hope we both die." Brilliant.

Jason / October 12, 2005 10:19 AM

Love and hate are so closely related. That's what I think is so great about Bob Dylan's Idiot Wind.

Naz / October 12, 2005 10:22 AM

Suing God - Therapy?

vlad / October 12, 2005 10:27 AM

ATC Around The World. For me the loving isn't remaining. I have making very much hate for this song in the every time discoteques now.

nico / October 12, 2005 10:27 AM

"you suck" - murmurs

Kevin / October 12, 2005 10:47 AM

Step Back - Henry Rollins Band

sweetwater / October 12, 2005 11:09 AM

The 80s were good years for hate songs:
Salt in My Tears - Martin Briley
If I Had A Rocket Launcher - Bruce Cockburn
Burning House of Love - X
Answering Machine - The Replacements

leah / October 12, 2005 11:24 AM

Untouchable Face -- Ani Difranco

Shylo / October 12, 2005 11:26 AM

"Fuck You, You Ho. I Don't Want You Back," by Eamon.

matt.T. / October 12, 2005 11:32 AM

"Sorrow Evoker" by Witchcraft.
or
"The Kiss" by The Cure.

Lee / October 12, 2005 11:36 AM

I agree: "Caught Out There," by Kelis is my favorite hate song. She chants--"I HATE..YOU-SO-MUCH-RIGHT-NOW; I HATE...YOU-SO-MUCH-RIGHT-NOW...AHHHHH!" Would also offer Blu Cantrell's "Hit em up Style," and--going old school now--Bobby Womack's "I'm Going to Forget About You." That song has the line: "I don't know what you gone do/You tired of me and I'm SOOOO TIRED OF YOOOOUUUU."

Fredbeck / October 12, 2005 11:40 AM

The funniest hate song I've ever heard is "In Love" off of Ben Folds' Fear of Pop side project, featuring vocals by William Shatner. Folds' break-up songs tend to have an undercurrent of still being "in love", but not this one. Shatner delivers the money line with a shift from angry to icy that has to be heard to be appreciated:

"...and I CAN'T COMMIT! YOU'RE RIGHT! I CAN'T COMMIT... to you."

UnluckyAtlas / October 12, 2005 11:45 AM

Almost anything by Left for Dead: "Why don't I cut off your head and we'll call that negative reinforcement, if that's the way you treat an animal you deserve even worse."

Or Born Against.

I'll second the Dicks "Hate the Police" but add "I Hope you Get Drafted".

MikeH / October 12, 2005 12:04 PM

Killing In The Name Of - Rage Against The Machine

(Fuck you, I won't do what you tell me!!)

TJL / October 12, 2005 12:20 PM

CANIBAL CORPSE - Fucked With A Knife

matt / October 12, 2005 12:39 PM

i've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
i've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
cos you're evil and you lie
and if you should die
i may feel slightly sad
but i won't cry

oh, those smiths

tina / October 12, 2005 12:57 PM

i have to second 'positively fourth street'.

slb / October 12, 2005 2:25 PM

i second prayer to god - shellac
take this job and shove it, the dead kennedys version

and about 15 nin songs

d4ve / October 12, 2005 2:32 PM

i made a hate tape once, it included:
Unhappy Birthday - The Smiths
with a nice cap of
For Doz That Slept - Black Sheep

j / October 12, 2005 3:17 PM

The song sung by Adam Sandler in "The Wedding Singer" is quite funny and certainly hatefull

Mister C / October 12, 2005 4:02 PM

Anything by The Birthday Party, but Six-Inch Gold Blade in particular (especially the live version).

Ann van Moxie / October 12, 2005 5:06 PM

"peacemaker" naked raygun
"6'1"" liz phair
I'd think of more, but I'm in a pretty good mood today.

Leelah / October 12, 2005 5:09 PM

"Brassneck" by The Wedding Present

PJ Chmiel / October 12, 2005 6:15 PM

Just about any (classic) Misfits song, especially Hate Breeders, Die Die Die My Darling, Skulls, Bloodfeast, Wolfsblood, Devilock, Mommy Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?, We Bite, etc.

Jason / October 12, 2005 6:39 PM

I Hate Almost Every Person I Come Into Contact With - Curlupanddie
My Heart Bleeds The Darkest Blood - Shai Hulud

SugarT / October 12, 2005 9:23 PM

Jeez, no mention of Ryan Adams? "Come Pick Me Up" is the hateyest of the hateyest songs ever, along with "Living in Paradise" by Elvis Costello

Sarah / October 12, 2005 10:28 PM

Sex Pistols--No Feelings
(I look around your house, you've got nothing to steal/I kick you in the brains when you get down and kneel and pray/ You pray to your GOD?!?),

plus I second Bodies

The Smiths--Frankly Mr. Shankly
(Frankly Mr. Shankly, since you asked/you are a flatulent pain in the ass)

A E Hansen / October 13, 2005 8:14 AM

Shiny Happy People - REM

That song makes me feel pure rage at the world.

redliner / October 13, 2005 8:49 AM

ooooh, nobody sings hatred like Elvis Costello. You could make a great mix tape of just Elvis Costello hate songs. My personal favorite is "All the Rage," though his voice isn't as venomous there as it is on some others.

o / October 13, 2005 9:08 AM

tool aenima
william shatner & pulp really crush it though with common people

robin.. / October 13, 2005 9:45 AM

ADD IT UP by the violent femmes, and "don't think twice, it's alright" by the inimitable bob dylan. and, i echo the talk of elvis costello's hate voice. num.

Andrew / October 13, 2005 10:27 AM

Another pair from Elvis Costello: "Who Do You Think You Are?" and "Swine" off The Juliette Letters (with the Brodsky Quartet).

SugarT / October 13, 2005 11:00 AM

Agreed on "Who Do You Think You Are?" -- TJL is a great album. More Elvis: "13 Steps Lead Down," "Shabby Doll," and "What's Her Name Today?"

PMan / October 13, 2005 12:05 PM

Local Girls -- Graham Parker

And let me also aggree that Elvis C. does angry very well

Alex / October 13, 2005 12:22 PM

"Flashback" by Ministry.

Now hold up man!

FVK Member / October 13, 2005 12:31 PM

I've always thought that the seething anger of Roger Daltrey's voice, the rumbling of Keith Moon's ADD drumming and of course, Pete Townsend's bloody knuckles against his guitar strings in The Who's "I Can See For Miles" encapsulate pure hatred better than most anything.
EXCEPT FOR:
(And you're going to laugh if you know anything about this guy but:)
REV. Norb - Touch Me I'm Weird (Bulge)
I'm serious. Coming from a guy who's always been pretty much a closed book as far as emotions are concerned, this record is basically an unbridled attack on the woman (OK, girl) who broke his heart (save for the odd dance step song here and there). My fave is the third song called "Now You Cry" which, on the copy that was given to this particular ex-girlfriend, had most of the lyrics blacked out with a Sharpie.
Yeah, I know the guy but that only proves to make this record that much more dramatic.

Rev. NÝrb / October 13, 2005 1:22 PM

That's sweet, Erik, but the best hate song ever is "Woman" by the Anti-Nowhere League, which just goes to show you how much extra hate you get if they don't dump you first.

aimee / October 13, 2005 1:43 PM

"i don't wanna walk around with you" - the ramones
or
"you think you're man" -the vaselines

e_five / October 13, 2005 1:56 PM

"Liar" by Sex Pistols
"Not a Pretty Girl" by Ani DiFranco
"Oh Bondage, Up Yours" by X-Ray Spex
"Rip Her to Shreds" by Blondie
"Bigmouth Strikes Again" by The Smiths
"Republican Love" by me

Miranda / October 13, 2005 2:41 PM

Dictionary - XTC
Shitlist - L7
Fuck You and Your Cat - Goldfinger

jgs / October 13, 2005 2:53 PM

the poisoned well by quasi.

Maureen / October 13, 2005 7:11 PM

I like "Tyrone" by Erykah Badu. It's low-key, but I'd love to be able to tell somebody off like she does to that guy. "I wanted you to massage my toes/but you want to play dominoes/I don't care but you gots to leave/You can tell them you broke up with me"

Brian / October 15, 2005 11:44 AM

"Kiss Off" - Violent Femmes
"Song for the Dumped" - Ben Folds Five

Maureen / October 31, 2005 8:55 PM

"Kill The Poor" Dead Kennedys
"This Love" Pantera
Too many Morrissey songs to mention!

jo / December 24, 2005 5:31 PM

I hate everything about you-three days grace
when you're around-motion city soundtrack
choke on this-senses fail

alex / April 21, 2006 10:38 AM

what about nirvana rape me and polly

David / July 3, 2006 8:38 PM

I fucking hate you by Godsmack
Another Love Song by Insane Clown Posse (My favorite)
Fuck It by Eamon
Revenga by System of a Down
Cigaro by System of a Down
Atwa by System of a Down
The Game by Disturbed
Friends in Low Places (with 3rd verse) by Garth Brooks
Love Hate Love by Alice in Chains

Anne / July 14, 2006 4:15 PM

Bodies (Let the Bodies Hit the Floor) by Drowning Pool.

Great!

Juan / July 26, 2006 7:19 AM

Revenge I Seek by Bleeding Through
Die (And Die Now) by DevilDriver
You're Better Off Dead by Children Of Bodom
Pure Hatred by Chimaira
Fuck You by Damageplan
Threshold by Slayer
and Hate Song by The Haunted amongst many others.

Skeeri / July 29, 2006 5:19 PM

I have three or four I didn't see mentioned aboue...

1) Sp Lit - Chimaira
2)Ten Ton Hammer - Machine Head
3)Blood For Blood - Machine Head
4)Godsmack - I fucking hate you...

The godsmack one is cheesy (but i mean really would you expect anything less from those asshats =p

kayla / August 7, 2006 1:13 AM

bad things - wednesday 13
Motherfucker I Don't Care - Murderdolls

Sara / November 2, 2006 7:20 PM

Greener's "Weekend Thriller" Album...
I prefer 'I Get Along', 'Hate Song', 'Circles', 'Clearer', and 'Through With You'.
You can find them at www.greenermusic.com

Ryan / November 7, 2006 1:50 PM

Rainbows and Stuff by ICP

chey / January 11, 2007 9:10 PM

seventy times 7 by brand new. any song that yells "i hope you choke and die" most definately a good bet... :)

Cara / January 15, 2007 7:07 PM

I always listen to 7 Year Bitch

David / January 24, 2007 12:30 PM

Hate (i really don't like you) by the plain white T's thats a good hate song

Mike / February 11, 2007 2:01 AM

Definitly Right Now by KoRn.

Emily / March 26, 2007 2:34 PM

"Hate You" - The Daredevils. Fantastic hate song.

"Just For" - Nickleback

"Stand Up" - Trapt

"With or Without You" - Dope

"Mr. Self Destruct" - Nine Inch Nails

And let me full-heartedly second "The Kiss" by The Cure. If you need a song about hate, that's your song.

nicole / March 31, 2007 11:48 AM

well definately any slipknot song but mostly slipknot-pulse of the maggots its really good to turn up loud and annoy everyone who doesnt like it when you are angrey

x x x / May 6, 2007 8:00 AM

Just a few:

"You know what you are" - Nine Inch Nails
"Backstabber" - The Dresden Dolls
"Passive" - A Perfect Circle

Jenny / May 30, 2007 7:52 PM

kim--eminem
puke--eminem


.."you dont know how sick you make me..you make me fucking sick to my stomach.."

Jenny / May 30, 2007 7:52 PM

kim--eminem
puke--eminem


.."you dont know how sick you make me..you make me fucking sick to my stomach.."

Patrick / June 9, 2007 12:55 PM

Hey,
@Jenny
I don't think puke is a hate song but kim is definetely a really angry hate song.
KIM-EMINEM
is probably the best hate song I know.

Tracy / July 12, 2007 4:14 PM

Queen - Death On Two Legs

Nathan / July 26, 2007 8:58 PM

Fuck The World - ICP Cant get much more basic then that can you?
Kim - Eminem, Intense.
Passive - APC
Im An Asshole - Dennis Leary
Change - Deftones

Kris / July 27, 2007 10:04 PM

"Halls of Illusions" by ICP
"The Amazing Maze" by ICP.
ICP seems to have a lot of hate songs.

amodelmerol / August 28, 2007 8:59 AM

I Hate You By Slayer!!!!

Forever Hate You By DEICIDE

Making Me Hate You By Unloco

omar / August 31, 2007 5:05 PM

hit'em up-2pac

Matey / September 7, 2007 12:39 PM

first that comes to my mind:
"I fucking hate you" by Godsmack
"Threshold" by Slayer
"Hate's my life" by Hang
"Kein Lust" by Rammstein (it is a hate song when you think about it)

Angel / September 8, 2007 1:37 PM

Hate (i really don't like you) -Plain White T's.

I love that song. Everytime i see that "certain" person, i listen to that song.

"When Did Your Heart Go Missing"- Rooney

Not really a "hate" song, but defenitely the song to listen to if you're trying to get over someone...

"you are so last summer"
"Liar, It takes one to know one"
"make damn sure"- Taking Back Sunday

Vigilante / September 17, 2007 10:18 AM

Nobody mentioned Offspring? Check out "Feelings" from The Offspring's Americana album.

Ant / December 16, 2007 4:58 PM

Te best hate song of all time for me is People = Shit by SlipKnoT.

other great ones -
Split by Chimaira
Break You by Lamb Of God
Puke by Eminem
Everything Ends by SlipKoT (again)

Rachel / December 22, 2007 9:13 PM

Anything by Jack Off Jill...My favorites are "Nazi Halo", "Cinnamon Spider", "Poor Impulse Control", and "When I Am Queen".

Also:

Anything by Dethklok
Needle in the Hay- Elliot Smith
Stapled to the Mattress- Scarling
Bullet With Butterfly Wings- Smashing Pumpkins
Bang!- Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Not so much hate, but more of a 'fuck you' song.)

James / December 26, 2007 7:32 PM

That Is Why by Say Anything. The actual music itself isn't hateful, but more the lyrics. Describing all the things the singer doesn't like about the girl and finishing off with "And that is why you'll never ever, in a goddamn millenium, be my girl"

Skinny Mean Man by Say Anything. Just an angry song, kind of about a guy hurting a girl he likes "I saw, I smelled what he did to you girl, and to be frank the thought makes my innards curl"

No Soul by, right, Say Anything - "Theres something in the way you people smell, like you've got no soul at all"

You're The Wanker If Anyone is by Say Anything "With you out of my life skies are blue and love is real and true. You fugly bride, whoever thought shit could shine like that?"

And the kind of ultimate anti-conformism song, Admit It!!! by Say Anything. The whole song is really a hate speech with music playing.

And, well, I Hope You Die by Bloodhound Gang. Lists all the things the singer hopes happens to his worst enemy then every chorus is "I hope this helps to emphasise, I hope this helps to clarify, I hope you die."

Frankie / January 27, 2008 1:49 AM

gosh my picks have to be of course

1. I'm not okay - My Chemcical Romance
2.This is who we are - Hawthorne heights
3.I hate everything about you - Three days grace
4.The way i am- Eminem
5.the day i left the womb - Escape the fate
6. Funeral Song - False Start

Sarah / May 18, 2008 6:44 AM

* Godsmack ~ I Fucking Hate You.
* Slayer ~ I Hate You.
* Three Days Grace ~ I Hate Everything About You.
* Plain White Tee's ~ Hate ( I Really Don't Like You).
* Ill Nino ~ Te Amo...I Hate You.
* The Bloodhound Gang ~ I Hope You Die.
* Dope ~ Die Motherfucker Die.
* Slipknot ~ People = Shit.
* Cannibal Corpse ~ Fucked With A Knife.

All songs like that work perfectly for me!
Sincerely Fucked Up,
Love Sarah. (Bahahaha.)

Sel / July 5, 2008 8:17 PM

James by Blue October is a perfect hate song, and not romantic in the slightest. ;) Just a good old fashioned "man I wanna fuck you up" song.

louiseee / July 17, 2008 6:11 AM

Platypus (I hate you) - Green Day.
The Enemy - Gobsmack.
Take Back - Green day.
Haha You're Dead - Green Day.
You Lied - Green Day.
One Step Closer - Linkin Park.
I Hate You, Fuck You, Leave Me Alone - Reel Big Fish.

There's loads more. They're just my favourites.

tony / December 20, 2008 6:24 AM

"You Got Nothing I Want" by Cold Chisel
"I Don't Like You" by SLF.

Tony / December 20, 2008 6:29 AM

And a bunch of stuff by The Beautiful South

Jay / January 18, 2009 2:10 AM

Ultimate hate song is Wish by Nine Inch Nails!!!!!

jill / November 4, 2009 12:24 AM

hate everyone - say anything
i hate everyone - get set go (not super angry, but realistically annoyed)
fuck you - lily allen

Nathan / November 19, 2009 7:43 AM

Guns N' Roses - Get In The Ring
Guns N' Roses - Back Off Bitch!
Static-X - I Want To Fucking Break It!
Disturbed - Down With The Sickness
Nickelback - Just For
Drowning Pool - Step Up
The Used - Liar Liar (Burn In Hell)
Puddle Of Mudd - She Fucking Hates Me
Foo Fighters - Monkey Wrench
The Offspring - Bad Habit (this song is great for road rage!)
Linkin Park - Place For My Head
Limp Bizkit - Break Stuff
Limp Bizkit - Trust?
Limp Bizkit - Take A Look Around
i know a shitload more just cant think of them

glen / April 13, 2012 5:43 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OrEInDTFEs

Ballad of Jerry Curlan - Angry Samoans puts them all to shame!

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