100 Heavy Metal Songs teams should listen to pump up before a Football Game

The importance of heavy metal in getting players pumped up before a physical sport cannot be ignored. This post offers a perspective on heavy metal and why teams should consider listening to this genre of music before a football game. Also, this space showcases an epic list of heavy metal songs that can take mindset of sportsmen to the next level.

Before a football game, it is important that players dwell in an attacking frame of mind. The only way to overcome a tough opponent is by being mentally strong and using the right tactics. The type of music football players listen to psyche self before a game determines outcome on how a player uses controlled aggression and attacking tactics on the field.

Heavy Metal before a game

Heavy metal music or Rock music is known to promote high adrenalin levels. In any sport it is important for a sportsperson to pump up before a game. Football is a team game, and hence it makes perfect sense for coaches to ensure their team’s psyche is in an aggressive and attacking mode. The best way to pump up a team is by feeding their ears to music, heavy metal music.

Why heavy metal you may ask? Well heavy metal is an aggressive music genre that brings forth that rush of blood to the head. And, when that happens, players eventually take that killer attitude and self belief of overcoming the opponent on the field.

Playing Heavy Metal Music in Dressing Rooms

What Heavy Metal music does is pump up players to the brim, infuse confidence in them. Aside from being a physical game of skill, football is also largely a mental game. If players in teams get their mental balance right there is nothing that can come in the way of a win, no matter how difficult the opponent is. It’s a wise move for coaches of teams to play heavy metal songs in dressing rooms. Also, players can listen to rock music or heavy metal music on their portable media players. The music that comes out through on-ear/over-ear headphones just before a match is decisive. Listening to heavy metal songs just before a game resurrects levels of self confidence. Here is a list of hard rock and heavy metal anthems teams should listen to pump themselves before a football game.

100 Heavy Metal pump up songs before a Football Game

  1. Dio- Holy Diver
  2. Judas Priest- Breaking The Law
  3. Pantera- Walk
  4. Manowar- Metal Warriors
  5. Sepultura- Roots Bloody Roots
  6. Judas Priest- Painkiller
  7. Metallica- Seek and Destroy
  8. Rage Against The Machine- Bulls on Parade
  9. Megadeth- Symphony of Destruction
  10. Black Sabbath- Paranoid
  11. Iron Maiden- Run To the Hills
  12. Slayer- Seasons in the Abyss
  13. Motorhead- Ace of Spades
  14. Pantera- Cowboys form Hell
  15. AC/DC- Back in Black
  16. Cannibal Corpse- Hammer Smashed Face
  17. Judas Priest- Screaming for Vengeance
  18. Guns N’ Roses- Welcome to the Jungle
  19. Sepultura- Arise
  20. Metallica- Enter Sandman
  21. Quiet Riot- Metal Health
  22. Carcass- Heartwork
  23. Exodus- Toxic Waltz
  24. Twisted Sister- Come Out and Play
  25. Diamond Head- Am I Evil
  26. Iron Maiden- The Number of the Beast
  27. Metallica- For Whom the Bells Toll
  28. AC/DC- Hells Bells
  29. Pantera- A New Level
  30. Armored Saint- Warzone
  31. Symphony X- Divine Wings of Tragedy
  32. Manowar- Black Wind Fire and Steel
  33. Iron Maiden- Hallowed Be Thy Name
  34. Scorpions- Blackout
  35. Metallica- Master of Puppets
  36. Ozzy Osbourne- Crazy Train
  37. Gorgoroth- Open the Gates
  38. Black Sabbath- War Pigs
  39. Morbid Angel- Chapel of Ghouls
  40. Judas Priest- Night Crawler
  41. Slipknot- Before I Forget
  42. Megadeth- Holy Wars…The Punishment Due
  43. Avenged Sevenfold- Afterlife
  44. Venom- Black Metal
  45. Children of Bodom- In Your Face
  46. Testament- Practice what you Preach
  47. Bathory- Peace Till Death
  48. Machine Head- Now I Lay Thee Down
  49. Stone Temple Pilots- Plush
  50. Accept- Metal Heart
  51. Overkill- Elimination
  52. Voivod- Voivod
  53. Loudness- Crazy Nights
  54. Blind Guardian- Nightfall
  55. Krokus- Screaming In the Night
  56. At The Gates- Blinded By Fear
  57. Pantera- Cemetery Gates
  58. Alice Cooper- Poison
  59. Kreator- Riot Of Violence
  60. Dark Angel- The Burning of Sodom
  61. Mercyful Fate- Evil
  62. Annihilator- Alice in Hell
  63. Savatage- Hall of the Mountain King
  64. Megadeth- Tornado of Souls
  65. Opeth- Blackwater Park
  66. Metal Church- Badlands
  67. Heloween- I Want Out
  68. Black Sabbath- Iron Man
  69. Dream Theater- Pull Me Under
  70. Iced Earth- Dante’s Inferno
  71. Death Angel- Thrown To The Wolves
  72. Kreator- Pleasure to Kill
  73. Anthrax- Time
  74. Slayer- Angel of Death
  75. Metallica- Battery
  76. Iron Maiden- The Trooper
  77. Overkill- Hello from the Gutter
  78. Manowar- Battle Hymn
  79. Exumer- Possessed By Fire
  80. Sodom- Remember the Fallen
  81. Death- Symbolic
  82. Manowar- Kingdom Come
  83. Kamelot- Ghost Opera
  84. Static X- Push It
  85. Black Label Society- Counterfeit God
  86. Anthrax- Madhouse
  87. Death-Pull the Plug
  88. Symphony X- The Accolade
  89. Pretty Maids- Savage Heart
  90. Godsmack- I Stand Alone
  91. Machine Head- Locust
  92. Disturbed- Down with the Sickness
  93. Manowar- Power of Thy Sword
  94. Raven- Mind over Metal
  95. Black Sabbath- Heaven and Hell
  96. Mayhem- Freezing Moon
  97. Accept- Balls to the Wall
  98. Venom- Witching Hour
  99. Queensryche- Eyes of a Stranger
  100. Exodus- Bonded by Blood


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