Best Songs with a War Theme

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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 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

My fave metal intro riff - Metal_Treasure

4 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
5 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden
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 Us and Them - Pink Floyd
9 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
10 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

The Contenders

11 Rooster - Alice in Chains
12 Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Cool song. - Userguy44

13 Mouth for War - Pantera

My fave Pantera riff - 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 Take No Prisoners - Megadeth
18 Ghost Division - Sabaton

Perhaps my fave song by them - Metal_Treasure

19 I Was Only 19 - Redgum
20 The Day that Never Comes - Metallica
21 Wrong Side of Heaven - Five Finger Death Punch
22 Down from the Sky - Trivium
23 Gunslinger - Avenged Sevenfold
24 M.I.A. - Avenged Sevenfold
25 All Hope is Gone - Slipknot
26 You and Whose Army? - Radiohead
27 Sonne - Rammstein
28 American Woman - The Guess Who
29 Break Stuff - Limp Bizkit
30 American Woman - Lenny Kravitz
31 We Gotta Get Out of This Place - The Animals
32 Helmet in the Bush - Korn
33 Across the Line - Linkin Park
34 Primo Victoria - Sabaton
35 Army of Me - Bjork
36 Zombie - The Cranberries
37 Masters of War - Bob Dylan
38 Expose Yourself to Kids - GG Allin
39 One Child - Savatage
40 Eyes of the Insane - Slayer
41 Holiday in Cambodia - Dead Kennedys
42 Poor Man's Crusade - Demons & Wizards
43 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

44 Happy Xmas (War is Over) - John Lennon
45 New Year's Day - U2
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Top Remixes (4)

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. Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
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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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