Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. Fight Sports

Heavy metal band Asking Alexandria appearing on 'WWE RAW' in Brooklyn

See also

WWE RAW is truly star-packed tonight on USA Network (7pm C/ 8pm E) with action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scooby Doo, Hulk Hogan, and of course the WWE ‘superstars’ but one more rocking name has been added to this broadcast from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center: English metalcore band Asking Alexandria. The appearance was reported today by WrestlingInc, and the band confirmed it on their twitter with the following tweet.

@WWE invited us to Raw in NYC! #WrestleMania started by blending rock & roll + wrestling. Let's #breakdownthewalls!"-@AAOfficial

AA’s singer Dan Worsnop clarified on his own Twitter account that the heavy metal maniacs would not be performing but simply checking out the action.

About to start getting ready (aka drinking) for @WWE tonight. Just to clarify, we are not performing. Just there for a good time and boobs.-@dannyworsnop

This is an odd booking by WWE considering how much celebrity involvement and the critical build to the company’s biggest show of the year, Wrestlemania. Tonight’s ‘RAW’ is also scheduled to see wrestling stars Daniel Bryan, John Cena, the Undertaker, Brock Lesnar and more clashing to build hype for Wrestlemania 30 live on pay-per-view on Sunday April 6.

Pro Wrestling Examiner's Perspective: Asking Alexandria is one of the hottest heavy metal acts on the planet, who are currently touring the United States behind their ‘From Death to Destiny’ album. These British rock ‘n roll dudes have flirted with the wild of world of pro wrestling in the past, as they starred in a 2012 reality web series with soon-to-be WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior. The “Warrior Show” was widely loved by wrestling fans online, as it pitter Warrior’s drill sergeant madness against the band and their rock band lifestyle in a sweaty mix of intervention and inspirational yelling. You can watch it in the video posted with this article.


Today's top buzz...

  • Jack White
    Jack White has played the longest show of his career, going for over three hours
    Music Buzz
  • Donald Sterling
    Donald Sterling loses big in court, Clippers sale will proceed
    Today's Buzz
  • Steve Nash
    The Los Angeles Lakers will not use stretch provision on Steve Nash
    NBA Buzz
  • Peter Gabriel
    Peter Gabriel revisits classics in new concert film 'Back to Front'
    20 Photos
  • Train
    Train rocks an outdoor show with old favorites and new hits in Tahoe
    15 Photos
  • Rascal Flatts
    Rascal Flatts to perform at Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.
    11 Photos

Related Videos:

  • WWE: Bo Dallas talks about fighting his brother Bray Wyatt
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518244243" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Cesaro gave John Cena a swing on WWE Monday Night Raw
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518346187" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • WWE head honcho Stephanie McMahon takes on Brie Bella at SummerSlam
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518336842" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>