It seems strange, but musicians write about everything and anything, including school shootings. They have a voice and an audience that listens. Music can be extremely influential. Whether or not you agree with their messages, here is a list of some of the songs about school shootings.

  1. "The Kinslayer" by Nightwish
  2. "The Ballad of Charles Whitman" by Kinky Friedman
  3. "New Hope" by Five Iron Frenzy
  4. "So Long" by Everlast
  5. "Sniper" by Harry Chapin
  6. "The Homecoming Queen's Got a Gun" by Julie Brown
  7. "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam
  8. "Rival" by Pearl Jam
  9. "I Don't Like Mondays" by The Boomtown Rats (also covered by Bon Jovi, Ron Sexsmith and Tori Amos)
  10. "A New Hope" by Five Iron Frenzy.
  11. "Youth of the Nation" by P.O.D.
  12. "Educated Hate" by Rorshack
  13. "Stole" by Kelly Rowland
  14. "The Anatomy Of a School Shooting" by Ill Bill
  15. "Ticking" by Elton John
  16. "To the Teeth" by Ani DiFranco
  17. "Classtime Horror" by Madd Maxxx
  18. "Vengeful Possesion" by Madd Maxxx
  19. "The Nobodies" by Marilyn Manson
  20. "Ronnie" by Metallica
  21. "Cassie" by Flyleaf
  22. "April 20" by Yellowcard
  23. "Weisses Fleisch" by Rammstein
  24. "Monday" by The Living End
  25. "Rock the 40oz." by Leftöver Crack
  26. "Lullaby For Wayne" by Weezer
  27. "She's Anti" by Home Grown
  28. "Hero" by Superchic[k]
  29. "Black Shadow Symphony" by Westworld
  30. "Columbine High Blues" by Countess
  31. "Columbine Killing Machine" by Ressurrector
  32. "In Praise of School Shooters" by Pink Eye
  33. "This Is Your Time by Michael W. Smith (also covered by Five Iron Frenzy)
  34. "Friend of Mine" by Jonathan and Stephen Cohen - survivors of the Columbine School Shooting
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