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Music and professional wrestling have intertwined for decades. Join wrestling fan Andrew Rich as he explores the relationship between the suplex and the soundtrack.

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Music and professional wrestling have intertwined for decades. Join wrestling fan Andrew Rich as he explores the relationship between the suplex and the soundtrack.

    Music of the Mat #117: Going All Out

    Music of the Mat #117: Going All Out

    On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew talks about his trip to Chicago for AEW All Out 2021!
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    • 28 min
    Music of the Mat #116: Music Memories with Rich Kraetsch

    Music of the Mat #116: Music Memories with Rich Kraetsch

    On this episode of Music of the Mat, it's the debut of a new series here on the show called Music Memories! The premise sees Andrew inviting on a guest to discuss three significant memories from their wrestling fandom that are connected to music. These memories could be from a wrestling show, a wrestling video game, or even a TV show or movie that is about wrestling.
    For the first installment, Andrew chats with Rich Kraetsch (Voices of Wrestling) about being a wrestling fan during the summer of '98, No Mercy mods, the return of CM Punk, and more!
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    • 49 min
    Music of the Mat #115: Las Canciones de Lucha

    Music of the Mat #115: Las Canciones de Lucha

    On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew is joined once again by Ricardo Gallegos (Voices of Wrestling, Los Lucha Jobbers) to dive back into the wonderful world of lucha libre. Andrew and Ricardo play a grab bag of themes for some of lucha's biggest and best characters, including Místico, Último Guerrero, Dr. Wagner Jr., Hijo del Vikingo, Psycho Clown, and more!

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Music of the Mat #114: Dudley Boyz

    Music of the Mat #114: Dudley Boyz

    *Falling bomb sound effect* On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew is joined once again by Andrew Sinclair (Voices of Wrestling) to discuss the themes of Bubba Ray and D-Von, the Dudley Boyz! As the most decorated tag team of all time, the Dudley Boyz spent the better part of 20 years as a top team in ECW, WWE, and TNA (where they were known as Team 3D). The two Andrews go over the multitude of hard and heavy Dudley Boyz themes, the singles runs for both men and their varying degrees of success, the infamous Aces & Eights storyline, and much more!
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    • 1 hr 48 min
    Music of the Mat #113: Brock Lesnar

    Music of the Mat #113: Brock Lesnar

    Well, here comes the pain! On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew is joined once again by Suit Williams (Voices of Wrestling, Smark Sports) to discuss the theme history of "The Beast" Brock Lesnar. From his meteoric rise to becoming the youngest WWE Champion of all time, to his decision to leave WWE in 2004 for the NFL, to his controversial run in New Japan, to his days as a champion in UFC, and his return to WWE in 2012 as a special attraction, Brock has had an incredibly noteworthy career both in and out of pro wrestling. Andrew and Suit discuss Brock's short, yet impactful list of wrestling themes, his specialness, the highlights and lowlights of his time in wrestling, and Suit's Brockumentary series at VOW.

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    • 44 min
    Music of the Mat #112: Q&A 2021

    Music of the Mat #112: Q&A 2021

    On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew does another solo Q&A session! He answers questions from the listeners about a variety of subjects, including: Licensed entrance themes; butt rock; Kenta Kobashi themes; Andrew's reading list; video game soundtracks; crafting a wrestling theme setlist for a hypothetical Twin Peaks season 4; silly lyrics; and much much more!

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17 Ratings

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