WWE NXT's latest roster addition made his television debut at NXT Takeover: Orlando during Wrestlemania weekend, and boy did he make an entrance.
Originally hailing from the Netherlands, Aleister Black has shown that he has a passion for the metal genre, and his theme music proves it. See his inaugural trip to the ring below.
Long Island hardcore outfit Incendiary teamed up with the WWE's CFO$, who are known for writing and producing many of the WWE's themes, and the result is intense.
Aleister Black's fierce new theme is called “Root Of All Evil,” and transitions from a tense buildup into an epic hardcore chorus that promises “we will never be equal,” which is a perfect in-ring mentality.
Incendiary's Brendan Garone pairs his aggressive vocal style with theatrical production, giving the track a personality of its own that climaxes when Black enters the arena.
And that's not even the coolest part—Aleister Black even helped write some of the lyrics.
He's been known to have a diverse taste in metal, even curating his own Spotify workout playlist for April, featuring bands like Knocked Loose, Expire, Code Orange, and Every Time I Die. He also uses the hashtag #FadeToBlxack, which we can only assume is tying his name to the classic Metallica song.
Black's real name is Tom Budgen, and was formerly known as Tommy End during his professional wrestling career in Europe. He ended up defeating Andrade “Cien” Almas in his NXT debut.
Have a listen to the awesome new Incendiary collaboration with CFO$, and let us know what you think of WWE's newest metalhead.
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