Roadtrip Music: Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top (The Fantastics, Gedo & Jado)

Rock ‘n’ wrestling was the driving force behind Vince McMahon’s expansion (and world domination plans) of the World Wrestling Federation. However, he by no means had any exclusivity in the idea. Throughout the 80s around the territories wrestlers were embracing the idea of entrance music and quite often this was rock and roll. Some territories shot promotional videos of their […]

Roadtrip Music: Brooklyn the Hole by Maki Itoh (Maki Itoh)

Sekai chi kawaii no wa? [Who is the cutest in the world?] Itoh-chan! Last week I wrote about the uniqueness of Rina Yamashita. This week we take a look at another extremely unique character in professional wrestling and somebody who just celebrated a birthday (July 22). Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling’s Maki Itoh. Itoh was an idol singer (a type of […]

Roadtrip Music: Rockhouse by Frank Shelley (New World Order)

This week marks the 25th anniversary of Hulk Hogan telling the fans to stick it, dropping the leg on Randy Savage and joining Scott Hall and Kevin Nash during the main event of Bash at the Beach 1996. It marks the 25th anniversary of the New World Order of wrestling brother! The NWO was a revolutionary group and a revolutionary […]

Roadtrip Music: The Thunder Rolls by Garth Brooks (Tim Horner)

This week the roadtrip makes a stop in Tennessee. The home of country music and the Smoky Mountains. Smoky Mountain Wrestling was a promotion that ran from 1991 to 1995, led by Jim Cornette and aimed to present “wrestling the way it used to be and the way you like it”. The promotion featured a lot of talent that had […]