Top Ten Greatest War Songs


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21 Aces High - Iron Maiden
22 Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits

41st?! What?! This is definitely the best!

Dire Straits rocks! And this song is one on their best songs! Truly describes the trials and tribulations of a soldier. Great guitar solo, too. Epic song, please vote for it!

Okay really this is probably the greatest song about war ever written, if you haven't heard it do yourself a favor and give it a listen. This, Fortunate Son, and The Gunner's Dream should be in the top five at least.

One of only 2 songs that have ever made me cry

This is the best.

23 In the Army Now - Status Quo

One of the most underrated songs of all time!

24 Mama - My Chemical Romance

The greatest song from a soldiers perspective. Probably the best ever written! Listen to it and you'll agree that it deserves to be ranked higher. - Keenan

I agree it is the best song from a soldier perspective

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25 Glory to the Brave - Hammerfall
26 Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

This is a great song, and formidable in my family as the Crowner of the Most Epic Guitar Hero Player! So great, yet so impossible to play... ;-(

27 21 Guns - Green Day

No is the Best, but is a great song

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28 Gears of War - Megadeth
29 Eyes of the Insane - Slayer
30 Indestructible - Disturbed

This song deserves to at least be in the top 10 Evan the top 5. Such a shame people don't recognize great music!

Best war song

This song should be at the top of the list, and it wasn't even on it period! What a shame. "i'm an indestructable master of WAR! " come on it doesn't get any better than this...

31 Paint It Black - Rolling Stones

Really good song

32 The Mercenary - Iron Maiden


33 Last Man Standing - Hammerfall
34 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival V 2 Comments
35 Flesh Storm - Slayer
36 The Day that Never Comes - Metallica

Awesome, I think it's actually better than One. This song took me by shock when I first heard it. If this was on... And Justice and One was on Death Magnetic I reckon they would swap places on the list.

One my my favourite metallica songs from the awesome album Death Magnetic, The video for this is just pure epic!, if you havnt heard it YOU SHOULD! - dragon13304

37 Soldier Side - System of a Down

This is one of the only songs that clearly depicts the sadness of war. This song puts me on the verge of tears. - Potato1029

Young men standing on top of their own graves
Wondering when Jesus comes
Are they gonna be saved?


Welcome to the soldier side
Where theirs no one here but me


They were crying when their sons left
God is wearing black
He's gone so far to find our hope
He's never coming back
They were crying when their sons left
All young men must go!
They've gone so far to find the truth they're never coming home!

Are my favorite lyrics nk this song it's so tear shedding

38 Angel of Death - Slayer
39 Big Business - Sidney Duane Helmer

Delta swamp blues plus a little electronics...?

Go out and buy this song and think about being a grunt.
THEN think about War Profiteers.

40 Machine Gun - Jimi Hendrix
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