Top ten video games with rock soundtracks (part 1)

A great soundtrack can help a decent video game become a classic. From hit songs to original scores, here are top ten video games with rock soundtracks that gave an extra buzz to your game play.

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II

Avenged Sevenfold added some great tracks to Call Of Duty: Black Ops II and also contributed a cringe-worthy animated music video featuring game characters rocking out to a Sevenfold set that you can see after the campaign is finished.

Halo 2

Widely known for its choir-like introduction, the Halo 2 featured Breaking Benjamin as one of the many alien-blasting anthems. Although it is a little more upbeat than accustomed, it creates a great addition to a legendary video game version. That famous chorus is no less exciting than the actual game. Steve Vai is behind that guitar solo gives players goosebumps as warding off the evil flood.

Grand Theft Auto 5

Grand Theft Auto 5 is one of the most critically acclaimed video game series that have brought great music to the table. That video game features a completely stacked library and nails it by including a wide variety of genres and bands, including famous names like Wavves, The Creator, Tyler, FIDLAR, and many more.


As you know, Quake doesn’t feature any tracks from Nine Inch Nails, but its dark, immersive soundtrack is hailed as some of the best work by Trent Reznor, which set him up for an Academy Award for his sound design in The Social Network.

Tony Hawk Pro Skater

In addition to being a kick-ass game that provided the uncoordinated way to kickflip and grind rails, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater games provided many kids with an intro to punk. The video game showcased bands such as the Rage Against The Machine, Goldfinger, Offspring and Bad Religion in later titles with the first one setting a strict precedent for sequel soundtracks.

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