For those unsure of what hardstyle music is, it’s typically electronic dance genre mixing beats from hard techno and hardcore music. This form of music consists of deep hard sounding drum, reversed bass line or intense faded baseline, accompanied by a beat and other storytelling sounds.
If you live electronic music and you find techno to be too soft for your liking, then Hardstyle is just what you are missing! This music originates from Netherlands and will have you rocking out to intense beats within no time! Here, we have looked at our top 10 best hardstyle songs of all time. Get ready to download and rock out on your headphones as you read this!
List of Top 10 Best Hardstyle Songs of All Time till in 2017
10. Headhunterz – We Control the Sound
Headhunterz is a Dutch DJ and music producer, better known to his friends and family as Willem Rebergen. He started his career in hardstyle music is 2005 and has now grown to become one of the biggest names in this genre. This DJ has performed in major events and festivals such as Qlimax, Q-Base, and been in popular electronic music festivals such as Tomorrowland and Electric Daisy Carnival.
Headhunterz has tons of major hits but our all time favorite has to be We Control the Sound. This song was produced and released in November 2014 where Headhunterz states that “There’s nothing wrong with your sound system, do not attempt to adjust the volume”! It has been a major hit ever since and well worthy of a listen!
9. Brennan Heart/ Blademasterz – One Blade
Brennan Heart is a Dutch DJ and producer of Hardstyle. His real name is Fabian Bohn, born in 1982.Brennah first attempted various styles of music such as trance, tech trance, and techno before settling for hardstyle. He joined Scantraxx Records in 2006 where he created his own sublabel M!D!FY later that same year. From there, we saw him establish his own music label Brennan Heart Music (later rebranded as WE R Music) in 2012 after leaving Scantraxx Records.
Brennan now has a weekly radio show that the Dutch radio station SLAM!FM which is broadcasted every Thursday. Our all time favorite song is One Blade which was produced by his own sublabel M!D!FY back in 2007.
8. Frontliner – Never Come Down
Barry Drooger, also known as Frontliner or Abject is a Dutch Hardstyle producer and DJ. He is the founder of his label Keep It Up. Barry began producing in 2005 under an alias, Abject. He began producing as Frontliner in 2008. He became an instant hit and has played on stages of Reverze, Defqon.1, and many others.
In 2012, he released his greatest hit “Never Come Down” which is a must have tune! Other incredible songs from him include Symbols, which got awarded as “Best track/ anthem of 2012” on platforms such as Harderstate Music Awards and Freaqshow Top 10 Tracks of 2012
7. Technoboy – Rage
Christiano Giusberti, born in 1970 is best known by his stage name Technoboy. He is an Italian Hardstyle DJ and producer from Bologna. He started out playing vinyl in 1992 and became A&R manager at RECORD 66 Music Market for DJ’s. Currently, he is A&R manager at the Alternative Sound Planet label. He currently supervises several well-known labels such as Red Alert, Green Force, BLQ, XTC Italy, and many more.
Rage is among the most listened to song and Technoboy’s popularity continues to grow beyond Italy towards countries such as Australia, Germany, Romania, Poland, and United States.
6. The Prophet – Everlasting
Born in 1968, Dov J. Elkabas, also known as The Prophet is a Dutch DJ/ producer and a well-known hardstyle DJ. He is the owner of one of the largest hardstyle record labels, Scantraxx. He started his career as a DJ in 1983, moved on to spinning hip hop music before switching to house in 1988.
The Prophet is behind many DJ mixes which have been produced on CDs such as Thunderdome CDs.
5. Wasted Penguinz – Resistance
This is one of the Top 10 Best Hardstyle Songs of All Time 2017. This is a hardstyle duo from Helsingborg, Sweden. These two artists are Jon Brandt-Cederhall and Pontuz Bergman. They began their careers in 2008 after they met up on a message board. Two years after they formed their group, they were signed to a major Dutch label, Scantraxx in 2010.
Resistance reached the Hardstyle Top 100 of 2010 list from Fear.fm at position 11. This group is still going strong and you might also know then from hit tracks such as “I’m Free”, “Anxiety”, and “Hate Mondayz”.
4. Coone – Can’t Stop the Swag
Koen Bauweraerts, commonly known as Coone was born in 1983. He began producing in 2002 and is now a popular Belgian jumpstyle and hardstyle producer and DJ. He is the owner of the label Dirty Workz. Coone has been featured in DJ MAG’s Top 100 DJ’s, where he was ranked at number 41 in 2011.
In 2015, he was ranked number 49 in the DJ MAG 2015 Top 100 DJ’s, making him the highest ever ranked Hardstyle DJ. He has countless hits but our all time favorite is Can’t Stop the Swag
3. Wildstylez – K.Y.H.U (Keep your head up)
Joram Metekohy, born in 1983 is better known by his stage name Wildstylez. He is a Dutch hardstyle DJ and record producer. He began his career under an alias Seizure and later released his first sole as Wildstyles in 2007. In 2010, he collaborated with Noisecontrollers and started the record label Digital Age.
One of most popular song is K.Y.H.U which he released in November 2007. This song is most famous in clubs and is played all over Europe and United States.
2. Noisecontrollers – Crump/ Marlboro Man/ Aliens
Bron as Bas Oskam in Netherlands, he started producing hardstyle music end of 2005 alongside Arjan Terpstra. Arjan was initially producing hip-hop while Bas was mainly hardtrance. They came together and decided to start producing hardstyle and thus Noisecontrollers was born.
Noisecontrollers became an instant sensation in 2006 that they decided to start a special live-act starting 2007. Within one year, this band had played throughout Europe, USA, and Australia. Some major events include in Qontrol, Reverze, Hardbass, Qlimax, and many more! They decided to split up in November 2013 but we all still remember their infamous song Crump that still has us rocking it out!
1. Showtek – Bad
Made up of two brothers from Dutch, Showtek have produced major hits that make them among some of the most popular hard-style group. Sjoerd Janssen and Wouter Janssen began Showtek in 2001. Every since then, they have reached top musical charts and have worked with famous artists such as David Guetta, Chris Brown, and Tiesto.
They were ranked 17th in the Top 100 DJs list of 2014. Their music is available on iTunes and you can catch their podcast which they stream on their own radio station. Bad, released in 2014 features David Guetta and has been a high ranking tune ever since then. We think that they deserve our number one spot, don’t you agree?
These above are the Top 10 Best Hardstyle Songs of All Time until 2017. The above named songs will have you rocking to your headphones in no time. Don’t believe us, click on any of them and let us know what you think!