So you’re about to step into the paintball arena, emotions are running high and adrenaline is kicking in. But what’s running through your head? Maybe you should be thinking about your strategy for when you enter the game zone. But instead there’s that annoying song you heard on the car radio this morning – going over, and over, and over again.
Sound familiar? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. This is why we here at Go Ballistic are here to provide you with some of the most inspirational, motivating songs for you to listen to before you reign supreme in the paintball arena. Check them out below.
Europe – The Final Countdown
Swedish band Europe count down the seconds until you load up that hopper and pull the trigger with this hard rock classic from 1986. The song is based around an apocalyptic yet optimistic trip to Venus – but instead we can pretend that it’s about a trip to one of our UK paintballing venues.
Rage Against The Machine – Guerrilla Radio
The late nineties saw a few rap metal bands come to the limelight.One of these bands,Rage Against The Machine,proved to be rather successful with their signature brand of politically charged tunes.This one will get you psyched up,for sure.
Drowning Pool – Bodies
‘Let the bodies hit the floor,let the bodies hit the floor…’.This nu metal classic from 2001 is perfect pre-paintballing listening material – hence the name.Although it can be used as a perfect paintballing soundtrack,it has been the theme song for a number of WWE events and has been featured in various films,TV programmes and advertisements.
The Prodigy – Voodoo People(Pendulum Remix)
This wouldn’t be a motivational music list without a healthy dose of drum n’ bass.Pendulum get the job done well on this classic from English electronic legends The Prodigy.
Fort Minor – Remember the Name
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park formed an alternative hip hop group who released this banger back in 2005.The motivating lyrics can be applied to all kinds of sports,including paintball,as it has been included numerous times throughout television and advertisements in many countries.
Roy Jones Jr – Can’t Be Touched
No,you’re not seeing things.Considered one of the greatest boxers of all time,Roy Jones Jr,holds multiple world titles in four weight divisions.Turns out,he isn’t too shabby behind the microphone,either.This upbeat song is perfect listening material if you’re looking to knock out your opponents(I’ll grab my coat).
Disturbed – Indestructible
This is the third single from American heavy metal band Disturbed’s fourth album.Representing the band’s success in the music industry,the song is also known for encouraging troops who are about to embark on the fiercest of battles – game on!
DJ Khaled – All I Do Is Win
This 2009 hip hop song from DJ Khaled will get you more than pumped for a paintball battle.Numerous sports teams from around the world have used this anthem as their walk on tune.You should do the same.
Kanye West – Power
Kanye West released Power as his lead single from his fifth album,My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.The title of the track says it all,with its powerful lyrics combining with the tribal-warfare backing track,you’ve got a recipe for a perfect motivational track.
Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
American rock band Survivor provide the motivation right until you step into the ring…I mean,the paintball arena.It really wouldn’t be an inspirational music list without this song,would it?
So there we have it,a list of songs which will hopefully keep you hyped-yet-focused throughout the duration of your paintball battle!Not sure when you next battle is going to be?You can search for your nearest paintballing venue over on ourmain website.