Pantera vs. Drowning Pool – 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl, Round 1
There may be no more testosterone-fueled pairing in our 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl than this one. On one hand you’ve got the in-your-face aggression of Pantera versus the all-out brutality of Drowning Pool, and you get to determine which band’s track gets you more fired up for football.
Pantera’s ‘F—ing Hostile’ is exactly what the name says. Between the amped up guitar play of Dimebag Darrell and the speedy drumming of Vinnie Paul, there’s no way this song could do anything but get you hyped up into some sort of frenzy. Add in Phil Anselmo‘s lyrics of aggression and you’ve got the makings of a song that gives you pent up energy to spare.
Meanwhile, Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’ has long been associated with sporting events due to the aggressive nature of its lyrics. With late vocalist Dave Williams’ repetitive chorus begging, “Let the bodies hit the floor/ Let the bodies hit the floor,” this song seems the perfect fit to soundtrack a massive collision, or, at the very least, to unleash some pent up fury.
So which one of these high-energy rockers will advance in the 2013 Loudwire Rock Bowl? You tell us. Listen to both tracks below, then vote for your favorite in the poll provided. You can also vote in the next matchup by clicking the red button at the bottom of this page. Voting in the first round runs through Sunday, Jan. 27, at 11:59PM ET and you may vote once per hour for your favorite.
Hear Pantera’s ‘F—ing Hostile’
Hear Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’