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Here's What The Cobra Kai Cast Listens To To Get Pumped Up For Fight Scenes

Cobra Kai fans know the action can get pretty intense during the show's fight scenes. It turns out the music they listen to in order to get amped up for those action sequences can be pretty intense as well! Courtesy of the show's Twitter team, fans can now jam out to the same tunes as their favorite characters.

"Ever wonder what the cast listens to to get in the mood to kick some a**? So did we," reads a tweet from the official Cobra Kai Twitter handle. "We'll be curating all of the cast's songs in one mega, giant pump up playlist as we go." First up was Ralph Macchio, the man behind the titular Karate Kid, Daniel LaRusso. It turns out Daniel-san is a man of the classics; his contributions include the Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane," Metallica's "Enter Sandman," "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns N' Roses, and Eminem's "Lose Yourself," among other tracks. We've gotta say, pretty solid pump-up songs, all in all!

Up next is Daniel's better half, Amanda LaRusso (Courtney Henggeler). She shared the same Eminem song as her on-screen husband but her tastes skewed a little more to the gangsta side of things, including two tracks from DMX — "Party Up and "X Gon' Give it to You" — Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Shimmy Shimmy Ya," and the martial arts-inspired "Shell Shocked" by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign, from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack. Respect, Mrs. L.

What the rest of the Cobra Kai cast listens to when they want to get amped might surprise you.

Fans might be surprised by what's on the Cobra Kai cast's pump-up playlist

Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence may have their differences on Cobra Kai, but the men who portray them have similar taste in tunes. William Zabka — who portrayed Johnny in the original Karate Kid films as well — likes his music like he likes his career: firmly rooted in the 1980s (we're so sorry for that). Like Macchio, he also shared an entry from the Scorpions ("No One Like You"), in addition to Red Rider's "Lunatic Fringe," Dio's "Rainbow in the Dark," Def Leppard's "Photograph," and "Still of the Night" by Whitesnake. All jokes aside (the person responsible for that joke has been sacked), those tracks pack a proverbial punch.

But the tunes that really take it to another level are those from the man who portrays the original Cobra Kai sensei, John Kreese, Martin Kove. Just as you'd probably expect, he gets in the mood for clobberin' time with the brutal music of... the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack by Hans Zimmer? Oh, well, there's always the hardcore stylings of the... Saturday Night Fever soundtrack? We're so confused as to how such an ornery, aggressive man can listen to such tame music. Kove also submitted the Rocky and Indiana Jones soundtracks as well, which we guess raises the bar a bit. Turns out Martin Kove is a major cinephile (hat tip to The Lonely Island). Mind you, he also listed some Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi as well, so there's that. 

Now that you can jam out with the Cobra Kai cast, you can talk trash like Daniel LaRusso too.