The Undertaker is known for his penchant for metal music, and now the WWE wrestling legend has revealed his favourite metal acts of all time.
After he recently walked out to Metallica’s ‘Now That We’re Dead’ for his return to WrestleMania, it’s no surprise that Metallic feature high-up on The Undertaker’s list.
Chatting with Loudwire to promote his new documentary series The Last Ride, he said he listens to Metallica as well as rockers Rage Against The Machine when he’s training.
“Obviously, it depends on the day, but I think a mainstay is always Metallica,” he said “There’s certain days like sparring days, hard grinding days when I love to put in Rage Against the Machine.
So what’s his favourite album by Metallica?
“They’ve been so good for so long, it’s hard to separate them all,” he said. “They may not have played quite as hard later on, but James Hetfield’s voice quality and everything else matured.
“That whole era around Master of Puppets… that was some good stuff back then.”
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He was also asked about that entry at this year’s Wrestlemania, responding that ‘Now That We’re Dead’ was the “perfect” song for the “perfect” night.
“Obviously, we rolled the character back a little bit. Wasn’t completely back to American Bad Ass, so there were so many elements of the original Undertaker and American Bad Ass and Mark Calaway. They were all kind of rolled in together.
“I thought the song really put the bow on the whole thing, of tying all three together. It was definitely the right choice of music for that night.”
Some of his other go-to artists are Ozzy Osbourne and Guns N’ Roses.
“I’m really eclectic when it comes to music, but I would say Rage and Metallica were probably my mainstays. Ozzy’s there, Guns N’ Roses… all that stuff with a pulse to get my mind off the grind and into the music.”
Check out The Undertaker walk out to ‘Now That We’re Dead’:
The legacy continues. @WWE superstar The @Undertaker walked out to “Now That We’re Dead” on @WWENetwork! pic.twitter.com/mC4hCGLpOm
— Metallica (@Metallica) April 5, 2020