Friday Afternoon Random Question: What Would Your Entrance Music Be?

You know, like on WWE broadcasts, when a song comes on suddenly, and announcer Jim Ross sputters, “Oh my God! That’s Triple H’s music!” That kind of entrance music. Or your superhero theme music, if you prefer, and you might if you’re a fan of I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. Tim’s would be “Sabotage” by the Beastie Boys. Eric’s still trying to decide which .38 Special/Wham!/Def Leppard song fits the bill. Me? Not sure. Right now, it’s a three-way tie between Jay-Z’s “Dirt Off Your Shoulder” and “99 Problems” and Public Enemy’s “Bring the Noize.” Though when I make my heel turn, I would probably switch to Pantera’s “Mouth For War.” Comments are ready for yours.

UPDATE: Eric just said today he’d have to go with OK GO’s “You’re So Damn Hot.”

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57 responses to “Friday Afternoon Random Question: What Would Your Entrance Music Be?”

  1. jrp says:

    all i need from you is all your love
    all you gotta give to me is all your love

    ooo yeah
    ooo yeah

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6Rmmg3hCH0

  2. Dave Moore says:

    Gotta go with Edgar Allan Poe here…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5NN8fK1tXo

  3. ang. says:

    Hands down Rappin 4-Tay’s “Playaz Club.” Kinda subtle, because that’s how I roll. Of course, Tim’s pick isn’t so bad. I would just have to cue it to “waaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,” you know, because there’s just so much you do with an entrance like that.

  4. wes mantooth says:

    Brian Burns’ “Storm on the Ring of Kerry”.

    Either that or the remix version of Elvis Costello’s “Peace, Love, and Understanding” and Run DMC’s Bring Tha Noise.”

  5. Gwyon says:

    Monotonix–Summers and Autumns

    But I change my mind daily.

  6. wes mantooth says:

    and I see Tim as more of a “Brass Monkey” kind of guy.

  7. TLS says:

    RuPaul’s “Supermodel”

  8. jrp says:

    wes, you’re kidding right? you do know who recorded Bring Tha Noize, right?

    and if i’m in a certain mood, this’ll work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEPgA4ZQf0U

    anyone remember watching Mike Tyson circa 1989-90 sway back and forth to Bring Tha Noize as he entered the ring? was that really nearly 20 years ago?

    so many rhetorical questions here, you’d think i was a DMN columnist

  9. Tish says:

    I believe Tyson’s walk to the ring was to Public Enemy’s “Welcome to the Terrordome”. Quality entrance music nonetheless. I told my wife I wanted to walk down the aisle at our wedding boxer-style to something like LL Cool J’s “Momma Said Knock You Out”. She said no…but we’re still married.

  10. Jay says:

    Same song I want at my funeral

    “Last Christmas” by Wham

  11. No question.

    The Commodores “Machine Gun.”

  12. jrp says:

    good call, Tish, it was terrordome
    i stand corrected

  13. DM says:

    This one is only good for today and this weekend.. but I’m going with Warrant’s “Cherry Pie”.

  14. wes mantooth says:

    JRP: Yes. Have you ever seen the movie “Singles”?

  15. Gwyon says:

    I would have guessed Ted Nugent, Trey.

  16. Davie Dave says:

    Darth Vader March from Star Wars or Shout at the Devil by Crue.

  17. MG says:

    Old 97s. Won’t Be Home.

  18. Cari says:

    Urge Overkill’s Sister Havana or Alec Eiffel from The Pixies.

  19. Gwyon, if it’s not in Boogie Nights, it’s not on my playlist.

  20. wes mantooth says:

    Or something by the O’Jay’s. Either “For the Love of Money” or “Backstabbers,” depending on my mood. Or the show topic.

  21. Puddin'Tane says:

    Stevie Ray’s “Pride and Joy”.

  22. Tim Rogers says:

    Pixies: “Here Comes Your Man”

    Or, Beastie Boys: “Sabotage”

  23. Rawlins Gilliland says:

    Stevie Ray Vaughan’s ‘TIGHTROPE”.

  24. Danno says:

    Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk,
    I’m a woman’s man–no time to talk.
    Music loud and women warm, I’ve been kicked around
    Since I was born.
    And now it’s all right. It’s OK.
    And you may look the other way.
    We can try to understand
    The New York Times’ effect on man

    Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a mother,
    You’re stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive.

  25. Rawlins Gilliland says:

    And when that one’s over…….

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-ya4xFVmgs

  26. jrp says:

    wes, yeah, but it’s been a while…figured you were quoting someone and i wasn’t getting it

    not to mention i was stoned drunk and naked for the better part of ’87 through ’97

    which reminds me, Anders Osborne’s Stoned Drunk and Naked would be a great entrance song…couldn’t find a decent link

  27. yeah, um. says:

    “Street Fightin’ Man…GEEEEE SEVONNN!!”

    -Chris Farley, “Dirty Work”

  28. Mandy says:

    Every time my husband and I are at a baseball game, we talk about what our walk on music would be if we were baseball players. And how beat up we would be if we chose Belle and Sebastian. Like maybe “I’m a Cuckoo.”

  29. DGirl says:

    Judy Collin’s rendition of “Send in the Clowns” or The Who’s Eminence Front.

  30. Kelly says:

    My intro music tonight is a toss-up between the Beastie Boys “Sure Shot”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5GXj1jwb1U

    and The Pretender’s “Message of Love”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt6_fuVo0W0

  31. dazzling urbanite says:

    It’s in the way that you use it, Eric:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrjSqK7xPLE

    Whooooohoooo!

  32. jrp says:

    @ Mandy, i forget what song was playing as Derek Jeter strode to take his final AB at Yankee Stadium earlier this week because of some 4:20ery and two New Castles, but it was cool…i swear

  33. N. says:

    my first major league at-bat would either be madonna’s “lucky star” or “into the groove”.

  34. BCeleste says:

    Ok. It’s gotta be Judas Priest, You’ve got another thing coming

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gU7sBgjKDCI

  35. When you enter a house I have for sale –
    “I’m gonna make you love me”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z4h-lirzK4

  36. Daytime entrances, “Hail to the Chief” by Albert Gamse and James Sanderson; after dark, “Sexy MF” by Prince. And I see wearing a cape in both instances.

  37. Bob Stinson says:

    Great post, Zac.

    Either “Here Comes a Regular” or “Customer” by the greatest rock-n-roll band – The Replacements.

  38. NC says:

    Gates of Steel by DEVO. I hear it every time i enter a room.

  39. Bethany says:

    “I Know What Boys Like,” the Waitresses. Or “The Stroke,” Billy Squier.

  40. BC says:

    Brass in Pocket by the Pretenders

  41. Liles says:

    “Swagger Like Us” by T.I. (w/ Lil Wayne, Jay Z and Kanye West)

  42. bmk says:

    beastie boys – (you gotta) fight for your right (to party!)

  43. Eva says:

    Simple Minds ‘New Gold Dream’.
    Otherwise, I could only answer with Killing Joke or Classical Music.
    So I’m uber-pretentious. All hail pompous word-whores…!

  44. Matt says:

    Hail to the Redskins

  45. diahh says:

    Static X “Push It”

    Skins fans better enjoy it while you can, because at the end of the season it’ll look like this –

    Cowboys : 12-4 (division champ)

    Redskins : 9-7 (last place)

  46. DallasWill says:

    ‘Here comes success’ by Iggy Pop

  47. So Hype says:

    Eminem – Lose Yourself

    When I played basketball in Europe, I made sure that they played this at home games while we were warming up. It got me uber-pumped up.

  48. Daniel says:

    “Alligator” from the Grateful Dead’s 1968 freak-out release, Anthem of the Sun.

  49. Randy Brown says:

    Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey.

    No Question.

  50. H.H.A.S. says:

    “The Champ” by my sweet little bunny, Ghostface Killah.

  51. david says:

    “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction” by Devo

  52. Zac Crain says:

    I’ve changed my choice to yet another Jay-Z song: “Jockin’ Jay-Z.”

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpvhn4CyqSE