Here at Hustle Belt, we understand that you all love to rock. And don't you dare tell us otherwise. We know about those fall afternoons where you pregamed every Saturday morning with a case of Natty Light and did jelly shots off the stomach of your hairy friend, Stan and didn't even think it was weird because it was 10:30 a.m. and you were listening to Aline Ant Farm's version of "Smooth Criminal" and screaming "ANNIE ARE YOU OKAY, ARE YOU OKAY ANNIE?" It wasn't weird at all, and we totally won't judge you for it. MAC football was waiting and you did what seemed like was necessary to get amped and ready to root on your school in a glorious battle of #MACtion. In fact, you are worthy of PRAISE!
In fact, we'd love to share some of our (okay my) favorite hard-rock/pump up rock songs, full of alternative tracks that some of you MAC lovers haven't maybe set your lovely ears upon. We hope you get pumped for these fall clashes with some of these songs, because you serve to ROCK OUT.
August Burns Red - Marianas Trench
I'll admit, I'm not typically a fan of this type of rock, but this intro will get you pumped and thrashing about your dorm room/apartment/town house, etc.
Blind Guardian - Mirror Mirror
It is time to go into battle. If you want chills while thrashing about with all that scraggly unkempt hair that your mom keeps complaining about, this is the song for you. Use your MAN voice, if you so choose (or your non-man voice duh). I expect PJ Fleck to blare this as the Broncos come out of the tunnel rowing actual boats with oars.
Rock/Metal/ish. There has to be some of the kind of metal in here. Just has to be. Throw up the devil horns!
Does It Offend You, Yeah? - We Are Rockstars
Venturing into the electronic arena here. I recommend that you DANCE to this. Throw some stuff around the room. Wreck things like you are Khalil Mack.
The Fall of Troy - F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X.
Do you want to scream? Do you want to scream obscenities? Heads up, this is not the type of band Dan Enos likes to listen to. I feel like he is more of a Coldplay type dude.
The Foo Fighters - The Pretender
What if they say I'm not like the others? What if they say I'M NOT JUST ANOTHER OOOOONNNEEEE??? Still curious to see if Chris Creighton is just pretending.
Wish there was a larger MAC coach so I could say something like..."said coach ate the world," because I am original.
Manchester Orchestra - I've Got Friends
I have friends in all the right places. Just like Dino Babers. That is the only logical reasoning as to how he is getting all of these transfers and recruits.
Mastodon - Circle of Cysquatch
For all those metal fanatics out there, Mastodon is for you.
My Chemical Romance - I'm Not Okay (I Promise)
So much teenage angst. SO MUCH.
This is what my football team often listened to in high school during weightlifting. I'm sure it's just as fun during drinking shenanigans.
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In the Name of
You wanna rage bruh? Rail against society? Or you know, just go root on BG against Toledo in the I-75 rivalry. That too.
This is self-explanatory right?
Rise Against - Intro/Chamber Cartridge
One of my all-time favorite album openers.
Had to include System of A Down. It's a given. Hooray Armenian social justice and the like!
Well, at this point, I'm sure you will have pounded your own head into submission and destroyed all of your possessions. Glad I was of assistance. Party on MAC fans!