Nirvana hit tops rock video poll

Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit has been voted the top rock video of all time.

Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit has been voted the top rock video of all time.

In the week, as fans mourned the 10th anniversary of singer Kurt Cobain’s death, their 1991 hit topped the poll by viewers of Kerrang! TV.

US metal band Korn came second with Freak On A Leash, followed by Metallica with One.

Queen classic Bohemian Rhapsody was sixth and The Darkness made it into the top 10 with I Believe In A Thing Called Love.

Nirvana have four entries in the top 100 – the highest number of appearances for any artist.

Front man Cobain committed suicide 10 years ago but a new book claims the rock star was murdered at his Seattle home.

Rock writers Max Wallace and Ian Halpern claim Cobain was too heavily drugged to have pulled the trigger of the gun which killed him.

Kerrang! Will count down the Rock 100 this weekend, beginning today.

Top 20:

1 Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

2 Korn – Freak On A Leash

3 Metallica – One

4 Guns N’ Roses – November Rain

5 Tenacious D – Tribute

6 Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

7 Marilyn Manson – Tainted Love

8 Blink 182 – All The Small Things

9 Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly

10 The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love

11 Linkin Park – In The End

12 Slipknot – Left Behind

13 Queen of the Stone Age – Go With The Flow

14 Feeder – Just A Day

15 Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication

16 The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

17 Green Day – Basket Case

18 Muse – Time Is Running Out

19 Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen

20 Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box.

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