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"Virginia Tech's rush to the tune of Metallica's Enter Sandman is the best in the nation.
First, it doesn't use a mascot to enhance the entrance.
Second, the crowd lights up on the first note of the song, jump-starting the players before anyone steps foot onto the field.
It's a brilliant entrance that's untouched by any other combination of tradition, mascot, fireworks and/or song selection."


2022 Season

Boston College, Sep 10 (Also note the recorded Magnitude 7.8 earthquake in New Guinea just a few minutes after the entrance...)
Wofford, Sep 17
WVU, Sep 22 (Also note the recorded Magnitude 4.2 earthquake in Xinjiang, China at approximately 2:30AM - in blue)
Miami, Oct 15
Georgia Tech, Nov 05
UVA, game canceled

2023 Season

Old Dominion University logo
Sep 2
Purdue University logo
Sep 9
University of Pittsburgh logo
Sep 30
Wake Forest University logo
Oct 14
Syracuse University logo
Oct 26
NC State University logo
Nov 18
Get Jumpin'! Let's Go, Hokies! (Measured live during the video clip below)
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Click the button below to see Virginia Tech Geosciences' Dr. Martin Chapman explain how the ground underneath Lane Stadium records earthquake level seismic waves during the iconic Enter Sandman entrance.