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  • Set It Off's lead singer Cody Carson. Aside from a penchant for epic metal-screams every so often, a few of their songs, specifically Wolf In Sheep's Clothing and I'll Sleep When I'm Dead include Cody just speaking in a very agitated fashion during a short break toward the end of the song. The man basically sounds like either Domon Kasshu or some sort of Batman villain. In their new album, Upside Down, the whole track Hypnotized is a perfect example of this trope. An up-beat song that is a total "fuck you" to the person it's about.
    "Who am I kidding... Let's not get OVERZEALOUS here! You've ALWAYS been a huge piece of SHIT! If I could KILL you, I would! But it's frowned upon in all fifty states! Having said that; BURN, IN, HEEEEEEEEEEELL!!!"

  • Joe, in The Protomen's Act II. He even lampshades it.
    "I've got this burning, like my veins are filled with nothing but gasoline..."
    • Similarly from The Protomen, Vengeance comprises Mega Man being astoundingly pissed and tearing through an army.
  • JAM Project. 'Nuff said.
    • The whole FIREEEEEEE BOMBEEEEEER association helps, too.
    • Honestly, just because JAM Project is made of veteran musicians, everyone in it has at least one (and more often several) amazing solo under their belt. Kageyama Hironobu's Cha La Head Cha La, Masaaki Endoh's Yuusha-Oh Tanjou, Fukuyama Yoshiki's Makka na Chikai... just for starters.
  • Ryukendo's second opening theme song is a prime example of this trope, which is a sharp contrast to the first opening. Just listen.
  • When you combine the awesomeness of Iron Maiden with the unabashed ridiculousness of Dragon Force, the result is Cryonic Temple, a band whose songwriting seems to rely solely on super-concentrated Hot Blood. Take, for example, the song Eternal Flames of Metal; it is Exactly What It Says on the Tin, an ode to metal in the most cheesy style imaginable. Similarly, Strapping Young Lad qualifies with some of its songs, most notably Far Beyond Metal.
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  • Nihon Break Kogyou: Sounds like a Super Robot theme song... but it's actually the official song for a Japanese demolition company.
  • Queen has a few examples of this trope, but Princes of the Universe, written for the film Highlander, is the most hot-blooded Badass Boast ever.
  • The Foreigner song that shares its name with this trope.
    • Check it and see. He has a fever of 103.
  • Surprisingly for a power metal band, Blind Guardian doesn't seem to have that many of these. However, one song that definitely qualifies is "The Curse of Fëanor" - not exactly surprising, given that it's from the point of view of Fëanor.
  • Power metal band Lost Horizon are among the most Hot-Blooded of a genre known for Hot-Blooded bands, with a male singer, Daniel Heiman, whose Metal Scream is so extreme that he can hit soprano notes in full voice, band photos showing the band members dressed up as barbarian warriors, and lyrics largely about egoistic Hot Bloodedness and heavy metal. It's so gloriously cheesy that it's awesome. For the ultimate expression, see "Sworn in the Metal Wind."
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  • In the late 80's, Pantera's fourth album, Power Metal, changed from generic glam metal to Hot-Blooded speed/thrash metal. Throughout the 90's all the way to 2003, Pantera practically thrived on a combination of Hot-Blooded and Testosterone Poisoning.
  • The Black Crowes: In his younger days, frontman Chris Robinson was infamous for his onstage rants against whomever he was pissed off at at the time. He has significantly mellowed with age, though, and if you were to look at the old hippie he's become, you'd never suspect that he once rivaled Axl Rose for the title of "biggest asshole with a microphone."
  • Several Disturbed songs, but few so much as "Indestructible".
    • Taken Up to Eleven in the music video[1]. Vid is full of shots of soldiers/warriors screaming and brandishing weapons while running in slow-mo.
    • "Warrior" from the next album somehow managed to outdo Indestructible. Yes, they pulled it off.
    "Remember me for all time, this / Determination is a vital part of me"
    "Surrender now or be counted / With the endless masses that I will defeat"
  • Most songs by Dream Evil are ultimately about kicking ass.
  • Tenacious D, full stop.
    • "That's me! AAAANDDDD KG!" "That's me!"
  • "Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler is a song that can make any chase sequence or Big Heroic Run over the top.
  • Henry Rollins is a living, breathing personification of this trope.
  • "Burning Heart" by Survivor that talks about THE BURNING HEART JUST ABOUT TO BURST!!! Awesomeness unleashed.
  • Yaguchi Mari from Hello! Project. To the point that due to her appearance she can overlap with Cute, but Cacophonic.
  • When Anime needs music to go with a Hot-Blooded moment, who do they call?? Masaaki Frickin' Endoh!!
  • MIQ/MIO. Sexy and passionate.
  • Hiroki Yumi, the main singer for Juushin Liger themes. Listening to "Ikari no Juushin" will heat you up.
    • MIQ also sings a version of Ikari no Juushin.
  • Satoko Shimizu, who sings "SHINING SOUL" of Legend of Heavenly Sphere Shurato. Apparently her debut song. First lines are "Now, my hot soul is set free to the future" (今熱い魂を 解き放て未来へと) or the like.
  • Kaizers Orchestra concerts are always fun, on the account of the larger-than-life energy and intensity, especially from vocalist and Face of the Band, Janove Ottesen.
  • Before Endoh, there was Masato Shimon, who sang a great many Super Robot and Tokusatsu songs until 1998. One of his debut songs was "Kamen Rider no Uta" which has a lot of Calling Your Attacks in the verse (JUMP! FIGHT! ZENTOU KAKEROU! RIDER KICK!).
  • "Titans of Our Time" by Iron Savior describes the title starbase's creation in this way. "Forged by the fire, that's burning in my heart."
  • Hammerfall easily qualifies. One of their songs is called "Hearts on Fire"
  • Masterplan gives us "Spirit Never Die."
    Never give up, never give in
    Won't stop believing cause I'm gonna win
    Sing with my soul before I get old
    Cause there may be no tomorrow
    There is no limit to what can be done
    Climbing the mountain with power so strong
    Dusty roads down the way
    Leaving the future behind me
  • From China, we have Tu Hong Gang, with a song about kung fu, and here's another.
  • "Hot Blooded" by Roxette, although it's mild by comparison and more about love and passion.
  • Five Finger Death Punch.
  • Let's not forget Linkin Park: SHUT UP WHEN I'M TALKING TO YOU!!!
  • Spanish power metal band WarCry. Three of every four songs they have made consists on praising heroism, never giving up, The Power of Friendship, and fighting against all odds.


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