Ladies and gentlemen, get prepared to put on your armor – we’re going to battle! No, not really, but the songs featured in this article all center around battles, with some expanding to full out war. These battle songs all have a common thread – resolve – the willingness to persevere even if there are “scars” when it’s all said and done. Enjoy these 12, mostly uplifting battle songs! “Fight” songs weren’t included; only battle and war songs.
1) Bullet For My Valentine, “You Want a Battle? (Here’s a War)” (Venom, 2015)
“I will not take this anymore / these words will never be ignored / you want a battle / here’s a war.” Can you say fighting words? Basically, Bullet For My Valentine are going to give the instigator (a bully) more than what he bargained for. Since a war is comprised of battles and the person simply wanted incite a single battle, now he/she has started a revolution. “You Want a Battle? (Here’s a War)” is an anti-bullying song.