A Guide to Rock ‘N Roll First Dance Songs

For the bride and groom that love rock ‘n roll, the first dance can be an epic moment. There are plenty of powerful love songs from the rock genre that you can play during your first dance at your wedding.  Selecting the best rock ‘n roll song for your first dance depends on the era of rock you prefer and how heavy of a rocker you are.

70s Rock Love Songs

  • She’s The One – Bruce Springsteen
  • What is Life – George Harrison
  • All of My Love – Led Zepplin
  • Because the Night – Patti Smith
  • She’s the One – The Ramones
  • Love You More – Buzzcocks
  • Then Came You – Dionne Warwick and The Spinners

 
80s Rock Love Songs

  • Love Song – Tesla
  • We Belong – Pat Benatar
  • Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  • Keep On Loving You – REO Speedwagon
  • Heaven – Warrant
  • Lovesong – The Cure
  • I’ll Be There For You – Bon Jovi

 
90s Rock Love Songs

  • I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
  • Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
  • Love of a Life Time – Firehouse
  • Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
  • Now and forever – Richard Marx
  • Fade Into You – Mazzy Star
  • Into Your Arms – The Lemonheads

 
2000s Rock Love Songs

  • Beautiful Day – U2
  • I’ll Follow You – Shinedown
  • Here’s To Us – Halestorm
  • Thick And Thin – Tom Keifer
  • No Matter What – Papa Roach
  • The Love I Live For – Hinder

No matter which era of rock or how heavy of a metal song you chose for your first dance, you should plan to coordinate your dance moves.  It is definitely ok to dance a little slower or in a more traditional ballroom style to some of these rock songs, just be sure to take advantage of the beat and throw in some hard hitting and fast moves.

Learn more about what to consider when planning your first dance choreography here.

>> Listen to Rock ‘n Roll First Dance Songs Here

Rock ‘N Roll First Dance Songs by Heather A on Grooveshark

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