Killswitch Engage Working With WWE, Not Happy With Song Asked To Cover

Killswitch Engage is a band familiar to many pro wrestling fans for their composition of CM Punk's theme "This Fire Burns." According to the band, they're working with WWE yet again, but it's not smooth sailing.

Bassist Mike D'Antonio spoke to Metal Injection and revealed that WWE requested they do a cover of a son  they weren't really comfortable with. Also, he said that they're preparing a theme for another unnamed promotion, too. 

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"We're not actually not even supposed to talk about it, but we have two wrestling theme songs in the works right now. One I believe is finished… The first one is done and then the second one we're gonna start recording in like two weeks. One's for one company and then the other is for WWE. The WWE one was really complicated because it was another thing where they sent us a song and said, 'You need to cover this as best as possible or as close as possible' and it's not a good song.

So we had a tough time with it and a lot of the dudes were like 'I don't wanna do this.' And I get it. I understand. If it's a really crappy song, if we gotta put our name on it, we don't want our fans thinking we wrote something terrible. So we got this song to where we're comfortable and we're gonna start recording it soon."

"This Fire Burns" was used for some of Punk's most popular years, before being switched to Living Colour's "Cult of Personality" in 2011. "This Fire Burns" was used for Randy Orton briefly as well.

You can see the full interview at this link

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