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5 Shinedown Songs That Served As WWE Themes

Rock ‘n’ roll and wrestling:  They’re a perfect pair.  It’s no wonder Shinedown songs often serve as the themes to various WWE programming.

In honor of front man Brent Smith’s birthday, here’s five Shinedown Songs that have served as WWE show themes.


“I Dare You”

The second single off Shinedown’s second studio release, “I Dare You” was used as the primary theme song for 2005’s No Mercy and the secondary theme for WrestleMania 22.

Wrestlemania 22 Theme Song : I Dare You by Shinedown

Just as I said here's this week's Wrestlemania Theme Song. I Dare You by Shinedown from their album Us and Them




Used as the primary theme of 2008’s Night of Champions, “Devour” can also be found on the band’s third studio album The Sound of Madness.

WWE Night of Champions 2008 Official Theme - "Devour" by Shinedown

WWE Night of Champions 2008 Official Theme "Devour" by Shinedown


“Cut The Cord”

This was not only the lead single off of Shinedown’s latest album, Threat to Survival, but it also served as the primary theme to 2015’s Hell In A Cell

WWE Hell in a Cell 2015 - "Cut the Cord" by Shinedown

Uploaded by WWE/USA Network on 2015-10-05.

“Diamond Eyes”

From October 2012-January 2014, this digital single (which was originally written for the film The Expendables) was the theme for the weekly series Main Event.  “Diamond Eyes” was also the secondary theme to WrestleMania XXVII.

WWE Main Event Opening Intro - October 2012 *HQ*

"No copyright infringement intended. All Pictures and Videos copyright of the WWE Inc. and their respective owners* WWE Main Event Opening Intro - October 2012 Music: Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay-Boom-Lay Boom) by Shinedown



As of July 2016, this track off Shinedown’s fourth studio release, Amaryllis, is now the theme for Monday Night Raw, WWE’s flagship show.

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  True story.