Top Ten Most Badass Songs

A list of the most hardcore, headbanging, and slow walking songs in history.

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1Beat It - Michael Jackson

How is it badass? I mean, it SOUNDS cool but it's a song about knowing when to run from a fight. Bad is BADass. I mean, it has half of the word in it's title. - Lasvegasxavier

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2Ace of Spades - Motörhead

Okay, most of the songs here are NOT what you would call BADASS... Ahead of this motorhead song of true rage as a true badass song would perhaps only be "bad to the bone" in this list..

Not my favorite song from motorhead but still a kick ass one, almost all of their songs have a much better chance getting here than most of the songs actually in this list like born to raise hell or orgasmatron.

This and Gimme Shelter are the two most badass songs on this entire list. I wonder what the two of them would sound like mixed together. - xandermartin98

Motorhead is definitely the greatest badass band

3Bulls On Parade - Rage Against the Machine

This song is amazing because of the vocals and the powerful guitar - Ajkloth

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4Smells Like Teen Spirit - NirvanaV2 Comments
5We Will Rock You - Queen
6Enter Sandman - MetallicaV2 Comments
7Back in Black Very Rare Version - AC/DC

Come on think of a time when something badass happened and back in black wouldn't work.

Not the best song ever but cool for walking in slow motion

Better listen to Pat Benatar or

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8Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

I remember this song from the runescape clan war montages. That time was pure bliss.

9Dragon Attack - Queen
10Joker and the Thief - Wolfmother

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?Another One Bites the Dust - QueenV1 Comment
?Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine

This song boosts my testosterone

Ha ha ha ha this is such an awesome song, especially 'because it beat the x factor (uk) into xmas numbuer one for 2009 (i think! )

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The Contenders

11Breaking the Law - Judas Priest

Badass song...first song I learned to play

12Man In Box - Alice in Chains

Love listening to this song in my car really loud. Layne and Jerry's vocals on this song are great. Never get tired of hearing this song.

Works best when you're slowly getting out of a car.

13Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

Somehow, this song manages to sound like both the 1970s and today's world at the same time. - xandermartin98

14I Wanna Be Bad - Willa Ford
15Thunderstruck - AC/DC

Classic. Overused at some sporting events but still a classic.

My dad showed me this when I was little, I've always loved it

16Bodies - Drowning PoolV1 Comment
17Aces High - Iron Maiden
18Objection - Shakira
19Rumors - Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan?!

20Search and Destroy - Iggy & the Stooges
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Dragon Attack - Queen
2. Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
3. Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine
1. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
2. Enter Sandman - Metallica
3. In Da Club - 50 Cent
1. Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce
2. Joker and the Thief - Wolfmother
3. Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

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