Easter eggs in Heroes of the Storm/Music

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Music

Skins and tints[edit | edit source]

  • Rare Glam Metal E.T.C. is a reference to Glam metal, also referred to as Hair metal, popular in the 1980s. Azure Glam Metal E.T.C. has a color scheme and guitar reminiscent of Prince and his symbol-shaped guitar[2].

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • Abathur Abathur
    • "Work harder, better. Make faster, stronger... Evolution never over," is a reference to Daft Punk's song "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger."
  • Alexstrasza Alexstrasza
    • "Life is good, life is beautiful, life is even strange. What it certainly is not, however, is a highway," is a reference to Tom Cochrane's song "Life is a Highway."
    • "Before battle, I always assure my forces that through the fire and the flames we'll carry on," is a reference to DragonForce's song "Through The Fire and Flames."
  • Artanis Artanis
    • "I've lived a life that's full. I've traveled each and every star array... And more, much more than this, I did it my way," is a reference to Frank Sinatra's song "My Way."
  • Azmodan Azmodan
    • "Forget the boomshakalaka, I bring the DOOMshakalaka," (available with the AzmoDunk skin) is a reference to popular phrase "boom shakalaka," which has its origin in Sly and the Family Stone's song "I Want to Take You Higher."
  • Chen Chen
  • Diablo Diablo
    • "In the afterlife you're headed for some SERIOUS strife," is a reference to the Squirrel Nut Zippers' song "Hell."
  • E.T.C. E.T.C.
    • "They can't stop me, let 'em try!," is a reference to Manowar's song "Die for Metal."
    • "I bring the mega-death!," is a reference to the band Megadeth.
    • "Sorry, I don't play stairway.," is a reference to Led Zeppelin's song "Stairway to Heaven."
    • "Hell yes, I'm a fan of Moo-tallica!" is a reference to the band Metallica.
    • "Kill 'em all" is a reference to Metallica's album Kill 'Em All.
    • "And justice for all!," is a reference to Metallica's album ...And Justice for All.
    • "Welcome to the Jungle, bro!," is a reference to Guns N' Roses' song "Welcome to the Jungle."
    • "E-T-C... easy as 1-2-3," is a reference to The Jackson 5's song "ABC."
    • "I wanna rock and roll all day, and party every night. We can say that right? I mean, I changed up the words and everything... [a phone rings] Oh no! Don't pick that up... Okay, tell them I'm not here.," is a reference to KISS's song "Rock and Roll All Nite."
    • "Man, I've seen a million faces... and I've rocked them all!" is a reference to Bon Jovi's song "Wanted Dead or Alive."
  • Garrosh Garrosh
  • Gazlowe Gazlowe
    • "My mind's on my money, and my money's on my mind," is a reference to Snoop Dogg's song "Gin and Juice."
  • Jaina Jaina
    • "Do you believe in magic in a young girl's heart? [ice block magical sound] Because you're encased in ice... so you probably should start," is a reference to The Lovin' Spoonful's song "Do You Believe in Magic."
    • "I put a spell on you. Because you are mine," is a reference to Screamin' Jay Hawkins's song "I Put a Spell on You."
  • Kerrigan Kerrigan
    • "I'm a killer queen. Guaranteed to blow your mind," is a reference to Queen's song "Killer Queen."
  • Kharazim Kharazim
    • "My strikes are fast, like lightning... It is a little bit frightening," is a reference to Carl Douglas's song "Kung Fu Fighting."
  • Leoric Leoric
    • "The leg bone's connected to the thigh bone. The thigh bone's connected to the rib bone. The rib bone's connected to the shoulder bone... I'm starting to regret taking these apart," is a reference to "Dem Bones."
    • "I'm a Space Lord, mother mother," (available with the Space Lord skin) is a reference to Monster Magnet's song "Space Lord."
  • The Lost Vikings The Lost Vikings
    • "Mmm. I am sexy, and I know it!" is a reference to LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It."
  • Ragnaros Ragnaros
  • Rehgar Rehgar
    • "Thunder! Lightning! [loud crash] Whoa, that's kinda frightening," is a reference to Queen's song "Bohemian Rhapsody."
  • Rexxar Rexxar
    • "I'm on the hunt, I'm after you," is a reference to Duran Duran's song "Hungry Like the Wolf."
  • Tassadar Tassadar
    • "Here's my number... Khala me maybe," is a reference to Carly Rae Jepsen's song "Call Me Maybe."
    • "Domo arigato, Mr... Me!" (available with his Mecha skin) is a reference to Styx's song "Mr. Roboto."
  • Thrall Thrall
    • "Earth, wind, and fire, let's groove tonight," is a reference to 1970s band Earth, Wind, & Fire.
  • Varian Varian
    • "Is anyone else hungry? Like a wolf? No? Well, what about Greymane? He HAS to be!" is a reference to Duran Duran's song "Hungry Like the Wolf."
  • Zagara Zagara
    • "I'm a killer queen," is a reference to Queen's song "Killer Queen."
    • "God save the Queen! Everyone else can die..." is a reference to the United Kingdom's national anthem.

Misc.[edit | edit source]

  • D.Va D.Va's dance animation is a reference to dance moves seen in the choreography for K-pop girl group Twice's song "Cheer Up." D.Va's taunt is also derived from Twice's choreography for their song "TT."
  • E.T.C. E.T.C.
  • Tyrande Tyrande's dance animation is a reference to dance moves seen in Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" music video.
  • Hallow's End brawl has a special objective called "Smashing Pumpkins" which is a reference to the Grunge band of the same name.


References[edit | edit source]