MTV2 Headbangers Ball, Vol. 2

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MTV2 Headbangers Ball Volume 2
Compilation album by
various artists
ReleasedSeptember 28, 2004
GenreAlternative metal, Groove metal, Nü metal, Metalcore, Melodic death metal
Headbangers Ball chronology
MTV2 Headbangers Ball
MTV2 Headbangers Ball Volume 2
MTV2 Headbangers Ball: The Revenge
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

MTV2 Headbangers Ball Volume 2 is the second in a series of heavy metal compilation albums released in conjunction with the MTV2 program Headbangers Ball. The 2-disc album continues the theme of featuring mainstream acts on the first disc and brutal, underground styles on the second disc. It won Metal Edge magazine's 2004 Readers' Choice Award for "Compilation Album of the Year."[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. Slipknot – "Duality" (Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses))
  2. Korn – "Right Now (censored)" (Take a Look in the Mirror)
  3. Killswitch Engage – "Rose of Sharyn" (The End of Heartache)
  4. Megadeth – "Kick the Chair" (The System Has Failed)
  5. Atreyu – "Right Side of the Bed" (The Curse)
  6. Drowning Pool – "Step Up (censored)" (Desensitized (Drowning Pool album))
  7. A Perfect Circle – "Weak and Powerless" (Thirteenth Step)
  8. Shadows Fall – "What Drives the Weak" (The War Within)
  9. Machine Head – "Imperium (censored)" (Through the Ashes of Empires)
  10. Superjoint Ritual – "Waiting for the Turning Point (censored)" (A Lethal Dose of American Hatred)
  11. Kittie – "Into the Darkness" (Until the End)
  12. HIM – "Your Sweet Six Six Six" (Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666)
  13. Avenged Sevenfold – "Unholy Confessions" (Waking the Fallen)
  14. Lamb of God – "Laid to Rest (demo version) (censored)" (Ashes of the Wake)
  15. Soulfly – "Prophecy" (Prophecy)
  16. Black Label Society – "House of Doom" (Hangover Music Vol. VI)
  17. Damageplan – "Breathing New Life" (New Found Power)
  18. In Flames – "The Quiet Place" (Soundtrack to Your Escape)
  19. Fear Factory – "Archetype (censored)" (Archetype)
  20. Probot – "My Tortured Soul (live from Headbangers Ball)" (Probot)

Disc 2[edit]

  1. Cradle of Filth – "Medusa and Hemlock" (Nymphetamine)
  2. Unearth – "The Great Dividers" (The Oncoming Storm)
  3. God Forbid – "Antihero" (Gone Forever)
  4. The Agony Scene – "We Bury Our Dead at Dawn" (The Agony Scene)
  5. Children of Bodom – "Needled 24/7 (censored)" (Hate Crew Deathroll)
  6. Bleeding Through – "Love Lost in a Hail of Gunfire (censored)" (This Is Love, This Is Murderous)
  7. Trivium – "Like Light to the Flies (Demo)" (Ascendancy)
  8. Satyricon – "Fuel for Hatred" (Volcano)
  9. Himsa – "Rain to the Sound of Panic" (Courting Tragedy and Disaster)
  10. 3 Inches of Blood – "Deadly Sinners" (Advance and Vanquish)
  11. The Black Dahlia Murder – "Contagion" (Unhallowed)
  12. Every Time I Die – "I Been Gone a Long Time" (Hot Damn!)
  13. Blood Has Been Shed – "She Speaks to Me" (Spirals)
  14. Eighteen Visions – "Waiting for the Heavens" (Obsession)
  15. Deicide – "Scars of the Crucifix" (Scars of the Crucifix)
  16. All That Remains – "The Deepest Gray" (This Darkened Heart)
  17. Twelve Tribes – "Venus Complex" (The Rebirth of Tragedy)
  18. The Dillinger Escape Plan – "Panasonic Youth" (Miss Machine)
  19. Martyr A.D. – "American Hollow"
  20. Dimmu Borgir – "Progenies of the Great Apocalypse" (Death Cult Armageddon)

Uncensored Version[edit]

The uncensored version of the album contained the original versions of the censored songs and also contained DevilDriver's "Nothing's Wrong?", instead of Damageplan's "Breathing New Life." It is now no longer in production.


  1. ^ "MTV2 Headbangers Ball, Vol. - Various Artists". Allmusic.
  2. ^ Metal edge, June 2005