The Best Metal Songs for Football

Hang on guys, here's something you won't believe: Phil Anselmo of Pantera/Down is mad about something.

But it's not the sort of thing we're used to him being mad about. As you're no doubt aware, with the weather beginning to act like it might cool down, college campuses swelling with textbook-toting young'uns and fake breasts, and fantasy draft lineups being locked in place, it's football season. Hell yes.

You see, Phil Anselmo is a huge fan of the New Orlean's Saints, and he's kicking off the NFL season with a strong defensive stand against the "bounty gate" suspensions against the team, calling NFL commissioner Roger Goodell "the cop that will pull you over and take you to jail just because he can, and he's the dude that peeps through your daughter's window when she's in third grade." He also accuses the media, particularly Sports Illustrated writer Peter King, of making Jonathan Vilma the poster boy of the whole situation.

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Lauren Wise has worked as a rock/heavy metal journalist for 15 years. She contributes to Noisey and LA Weekly, edits books, and drinks whiskey.
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