The year 2012 is far from over, and there have already been a number of memorable hard rock songs released. This list celebrates the tunes that have been rocking the radio and our headphones since the dawning of 2012.

On this list, you'll see some veteran bands who have remained on top of their games for years, a few newcomers and a couple of major acts making big comebacks.

To qualify for this list, the single itself had to be released in 2012, whether the album came out this year or last year. We’ll be updating this list as the new singles are released this year, but for now check out Loudwire’s Best Rock Songs of 2012 (So Far), complete with videos for each tune: