WRESTLING NEWS
Wrestling Stars Who Also Had Interesting Music Careers
By ROB WILLIAMS
Arguably the most notable full-time professional wrestler and rock star, Chris Jericho joined the cover band Fozzy Osbourne, now simply Fozzy, in 1999. The band has performed globally and has placed within the Top 10 on the United States Rock Radio Charts multiple times.
Chris Jericho
“NXT” ring announcer Alicia Warrington has played drums for many national acts, including Kelly Osbourne. Aside from performing on stages globally, Alicia has performed all over national television from late night shows to music award shows and has played drums on several notable albums.
Alicia Warrington
Decorated women’s champion Mickie James is also known for her country music career as a singer-songwriter, and uses her song “Hardcore Country” as her entrance theme in “Impact Wrestling.” James has performed her critically acclaimed music on national stages across the globe including CMA Fests and national television.
Mickie James
AEW’s Butcher is known for playing rhythm guitar in the metalcore band Every Time I Die, being a staple at many recurring festivals, including Vans Warped Tour and Riot Fest. Before the band parted ways, The Butcher would often tour the globe, shredding with his signature guitar distortions and tones.
The Butcher
AEW Tag Team Champ Frankie Kazarian plays bass in the '80s and '90s inspired hard rock band, Gutter Candy. Having drawn inspiration from Chris Jericho, Kazarian says, “Chris Jericho set the bar for me high in terms of being a top-notch wrestler and a top-notch musician, and he is both of those.”
Frankie Kazarian