Top Ten Songs To Headbang To


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The Top Ten

Master of Puppets - Metallica
I love three days grace but this is a total headbang song


Has To Be Number 1


James hetfield, the master of "Riffs".
[Newest]So dumb you are dumb lol

2Raining Blood - Slayer
The first time I heard this song, I was just listening to the creepy rain effects, and then the awesome riff, and then I all of a sudden just started to violently headbang!
Seriously my FAVOURITE song to headbang to.
Adrenaline rush
Anyone who doesn't feel like headbanging to this song... Has some serious problems
[Newest]This song gave me whiplash, that is all

3Chop Suey! - System of a Down
"Wake up,
Grab a brush and put a little (makeup),
Grab a brush and put a little,
Hide the scars to fade away the (shakeup)
Hide the scars to fade away the,
Why'd you leave the keys upon the table?
Here you go create another fable"

One of the best modern metal bands and one of the best metal songs ever. Lets be serious whether or not you heard of this song or band before ull definitely feel a whiplash on your neck after listening to this. Plus the guitar riff in the beginning is one of the best ever -- a work of art. What the song is about, probably something political like all their other songs but who cares about that. Song hardcore stuff any rocker will and probably does love.
this song is always a club favourite!, back down Hip Hop.. its mosh time!
System of a Down ; 3 ♥♥♥♥♥♥

4People = S*** - Slipknot
This and The Blister Exists are the best out there to headbang, but instead of In Waves from Trivium, Put Throes Of Perdition (of Trivium too)
Just want to bang my head... And I'm not even a big fan of these guys
Makes want to jump around and beat someone up. Warning
[Newest]Better instrumental than It never Ends

5Whiplash - Metallica
"Adrenaline starts to flow
You're thrashing all around
Acting like a maniac
Whiplash! "

That's what headbanging feels like
This song is about headbanging! LONG LIVE METALLICA. but how is Raining blood not in top top?


Hi pumping, hi action hi banging awesome song

6It Never Ends - Bring Me the Horizon
I loved Bring Me The Horizon and never another Band, Amazing!

7Walk - Pantera
The Groove in this track makes this a joy to headbang to

8Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
When cobain starts the screaming, its all over

9In Waves - Trivium
Amazing Song, makes me want to jumb and headbang, good job guys
Proper screaming. Makes you want to jump

10Eyeless - Slipknot

The Contenders

11Prison Song - System of a Down
This song caused me to have a sore neck the next day after a System of a Down gig Needles by System of a Down is another good song to headbang to.
This song is not the best but it is one of the best and it is the sickest song I've ever heard.


life is simple! if you like it then say you like it! and I love this song very much!

12Seek and Destroy - Metallica

13Energize Me - After Forever
Floor Jansen. 'enough said.

14Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine

15Peace Sells - Megadeth
I'm listening to it now!

16Second Heartbeat - Avenged Sevenfold
An epic song, mosh or safety-headbang allowed

17Black Label - Lamb of God
I don't know what this song is doing on 10. It should be 1. Not only does it make you headbang but it starts pits and walls of death and that's like the highest peak in a metal concert.
If you like heavy metal and goin to concerts. I highly urge you to go see Lamb of God.


Probably the most brutal one from lamb of God... It should be in at least top three

18For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

19Rein raus - Rammstein
Rammstein is german and one of the best metal bands out there. I highly suggest getting into them.


20Animal I Have Become - Three Days Grace
this is the best song eva! I headbang to this ALL the time... I wish I had it on CD but it is on my brother's video game so I just steal that and listen to that song! love ya Three Days Grace


Woah #7? What's up with this? Usually there's just the chorus to headbang to, but just the very first notes is head-bang worthy! 3DG!

21Die Another Day - Madonna

22Metal Health (Bang Your Head) - Quiet Riot
How is this not in the top ten? It's right in the title


23Slayer - Disciple
go with the rythm man and you will see what I mean


24Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue

You cannot EVER even begin to reach the ultimate levels of totally AWESOME that this song reaches. Get wasted with a bunch of strippers, start this song, then dial in max volume plus 5... and prepare to ROCK.
The first hair metal band that was badass and they sure as hell kicked ass


Killer song! Long live the Crue!

25Devil and the Deep Dark Ocean - Nightwish

26Guns N Roses - Paradise City
Once The Riff Comes In You Have A Sudden Urge To Bang Your Head
Awesome Song!


27Pareidolia - Elena Siegman

28Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
They refer to this song as the Universal headbanging anthem for a reason haha

Even non-rock fans enjoys this classic
Take a lesson from Wayne's World!


After the guitar solo its real headbanging


29Blacken the Cursed Sun - Lamb of God

30Paranoid - Black Sabbath
One of the songs that made the headbanging! Sorry but this should be second and raining blood as the first

31Breaking the Law - Judas Priest

32Hell Bent for Leather - Judas Priest
should be no one many great songs arnt in the list holy wars, angel of death, bloodstone
The band that gave metal its look. Leather and studs. they are hardcore as hell


Judas Priest created the headbang.


33By Myself - Linkin Park

34Spit - Kittie
Kittie is an all chick metal band and they kick ass.


35L'arc~en~Ciel - As One

36I Don't Wanna Stop - Ozzy Osbourne
if you listen to the main riff than you will not stop head banging until 2009

37Crusher Destroyer - Mastodon
This song is just two minutes of pure badass.


38Meet the Creeper - Rob Zombie
Rob Zombie is a god in metal and movie making.


39Bring Back the Bomb - GWAR
If you have not heard of GWAR then you obviously don't know your metal. But if you have heard of them and if you have seen them, then you know where I'm coming from when I say if you plan to go see GWAR live, expect to take a shower after the concert


40I Love It Loud - KISS
This song is a heavy metal legend should be higher to the top
rock on KISS!
The very essence of head banging

41D'erlanger - XXX For You

42Filth In the Beauty - The Gazette
Best intro and best visual kei song ever
I love this song

43Woman - Wolfmother
you've all had the urge to at least bob your head.

44Dir En Grey - Hageshisa To, Kono Mune No Naka De Karamitsuita Shakunetsu No Yami

45You Live Only Once - Suicide Silence

46Freak - George Michael

47L'Arc~en~Ciel - Revelation

48Korn - Here to Stay

49The Pursuit of Vikings - Amon Amarth

50Hourglass - Lamb of God
The chorus guitar riff...!

51Sound of Madness - Shinedown
It is impossible not to headbang to this

52Break Stuff - Limp Bizkit
Most headbanging song ever. Wow man, this is very incredible song!
Kick ass song...
Very aggressive and you pump it.
Best fight song.

53Guns N Roses - It's So Easy

54Korn - Trash

55Jailbreak - AC/DC

56Rattlehead - Megadeth
Megadeth's version of Whiplash. While I find that a lot of their songs are not very suitable for moshing or headbanging, the riffs here will break your neck.

Also how is Bring Me The Horizon N1?

57Twist - Korn

58The Way It Ends - Prototype
Wait for the bridge to come well see if this song doesn't make your head go up and down

59One - Metallica

60Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine

61Only for the Weak - In Flames

62Living Dead Beat - Children of Bodom

63Blackwater Park - Opeth

64Battery - Metallica

65Bleed - Meshuggah

66Sweet Sacrifice - Evanescence

67Discharge - The Gazette

68Indestructible - Disturbed

69Iron Fire - The Final Crusade

70Holiday - Green Day

71Unanswered - Suicide Silence

72Metal Gods - Judas Priest

73Runnin' With the Devil - Van Halen

7410 Years - Try Again

75Tyrants - Immortal

76Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden

77Fast As a Shark - Accept

78Micro Cuts - Muse

79Dimmu Borgir - Progenies of the Great Apocalypse

80Master's Apprentices - Opeth

81Mouth for War - Pantera

82Time to Burn - Pennywise
Listen it for urself

83Keine Lust - Rammstein
Awesome song from an awesome band!

84Alumina - Nightmare

85Carrion - Parkway Drive

86Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

87Throes of Perdition - Trivium
That main riff is the best to headbang to. But Prison Song, People=S***, and Blacken the Cursed Sun totally deserve they're places on the list.

88Wherever I May Roam - Metallica
Greatest riff and headbanging music

89Metalingus - Alter Bridge

90Fight Fire With Fire - Metallica

91Dyers Eve - Metallica

92Caught In a Mosh - Anthrax

93Hangar 18 - Megadeth

94Madness at the Core of Time - GWAR

95The Pretender - Foo Fighters

96Ghost Walking - Lamb of God

97Halo - Machine Head

98Hammer Smashed Face - Cannibal Corpse

99Agent Orange - Sodom

100Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

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This list was created 7 years, 63 days ago and has been voted on over 900 times. This top ten list contains 103 items, has been remixed 3 times.

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