Aleister Black Reveals Raising Platform In Entrance Was Meant For The Undertaker

Aleister Black has one of the more unique entrances in WWE as he emerges on a rising platform from beneath the fog.

Black's entrance has become synonymous with his character, and appearing on WWE's The Bump, Black discussed the thought process behind the entrance.

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"There's this band called Watain, a black metal band, there's a live performance and I always loved the DVD. The aesthetic of that was mesmerizing," Black explained. "It had a lot of fire and red. When we started putting (my entrance) together, I showed them the DVD and said 'this is the kind of aesthetic I want to go for.' They tried to re-create that in a WWE setting. They created this stage, as soon as the lights go down and the candles come up, the audience knows what time it is. They did such a good job in priming the audience to know what's happening. The landscape changes. The light changes, the candles come up, it's dark, there's fog and the entrance is completely different. I was talking to Triple H about it and he showed me this construction [lifting platform] and he goes, 'It was actually meant for The Undertaker. We don't have any use for it right now, what do you think?' I said, 'I'll take it.'"

Black continued, discussing some key details to his character.

"I could formulate something around the entrance where Aleister Black would just appear from nowhere. People think it's a coffin but it's not, I'm just propelled out of a void. I materialize. Same with the room. It's a non-existent place and I materialize from that. It has hints of supernatural," he said.

Black has been on an unbeaten streak in singles competition. He recently defeated Erick Rowan on WWE Raw and is set to face AJ Styles on Monday's episode of WWE Raw.

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