Best Songs with a War Theme

The Top Ten

1 The Trooper - Iron Maiden

The song that made me a Maiden fan. Great riff, great everything - Metal_Treasure

2 One - Metallica

One should be One. - ParasN2000

Incredible song. I love everything about it. - Metal_Treasure

3 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
4 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

My fave metal intro riff - Metal_Treasure

5 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
6 Aces High - Iron Maiden

One of my fave Iron Maiden songs and perhaps their fastest. A song about WW II - Metal_Treasure

7 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

The intro with bass is too cool. Cliff is a beast on bass. - Userguy44

Awesome song - Metal_Treasure

8 Rooster - Alice in Chains
9 Us and Them - Pink Floyd
10 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

The Contenders

11 Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Cool song. - Userguy44

12 Mouth for War - Pantera

My fave Pantera riff - Metal_Treasure

13 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

Unpopular opinion: I think this is one of the most overrated songs I know - it's too monotonous and boring to me. - Metal_Treasure

14 Doesn't Matter Anyway - Savatage

An obscure but very good song. I was pleasantly surprised to see it on here - Metal_Treasure

15 War Ensemble - Slayer
16 Gods of War - Def Leppard
17 Ghost Division - Sabaton

Perhaps my fave song by them - Metal_Treasure

18 Holiday in Cambodia - Dead Kennedys
19 Poor Man's Crusade - Demons & Wizards
20 I Was Only 19 - Redgum
21 New Year's Day - U2
22 Take No Prisoners - Megadeth
23 The Day that Never Comes - Metallica
24 Wrong Side of Heaven - Five Finger Death Punch
25 Down from the Sky - Trivium
26 Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold
27 M.I.A. - Avenged Sevenfold
28 All Hope is Gone - Slipknot
29 You and Whose Army? - Radiohead
30 Sonne - Rammstein
31 American Woman - The Guess Who
32 Break Stuff - Limp Bizkit
33 American Woman - Lenny Kravitz
34 We Gotta Get Out of This Place - The Animals
35 Helmet in the Bush - Korn
36 Across the Line - Linkin Park
37 Primo Victoria - Sabaton
38 Army of Me - Bjork
39 Zombie - The Cranberries
40 Masters of War - Bob Dylan
41 Expose Yourself to Kids - GG Allin
42 One Child - Savatage
43 Eyes of the Insane - Slayer
44 The Knife - Genesis

This song was Peter Gabriel's attempt to show that all revolutionary wars eventually end up with a dictator in power. It's probably their most aggressive song. - Gg2000

45 Happy Xmas (War is Over) - John Lennon
46 Disposable Heroes - Metallica
47 Military Man - Gary Moore
48 Unknown Soldier - The Doors
49 Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
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Top Remixes

1. Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
2. Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
3. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
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1. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
2. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth
3. Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
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1. One - Metallica
2. The Trooper - Iron Maiden
3. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth
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