Some of rock and metal's greatest songs and biggest hits are about the most grim of topics. To tap into something truly disturbing and emerge with a track that the mainstream connects with is no easy task.  

Over the years, radio stations and music channels such as MTV (when it used to play videos) surprisingly embraced some of these songs, helping break now-iconic bands like Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson to the public. Tracks tackling topics such as rape, suicide, war, dismemberment and bizarre erotica have become popular radio hits, and the presentation of each individual song allowed the topics within to go down a little more smoothly.

We've teamed up with Ultimate Classic Rock to offer a list of 10 Disturbing Songs That People Love. Click below to check them out: