Adrenaline rush: a sudden burst of energy from an increase in the hormone and neurotransmitter adrenaline, esp. increased heart rate and blood pressure, perspiration, blood sugar, and metabolism (h/t Dictionary.com)
There are three classifications of pump-up songs:
The first, and maybe most common, is the "inspirational" track. The lyrics are the sole focus of this type of song.
The next class of song is "swagger." These pump-up songs are all about boasting and bragging to build up confidence.
The last type is a "fight" song. This music is exactly what it sounds like; what you listen to before a fight.
Here are the top 50 pregame pump-up songs that will give you the edge over your opponent:
**Warning NSFW: Some of the tracks in this list contain explicit lyrics**
Check out a more recently made list, the Top 100 Pregame Pump up Songs of All Time.