Squared Circle Pit #54 - AVATAR Frontman Johannes Eckerström Talks Wrestling Unlocking His Love of Metal Frontmen
We're back and this week, we're talking to Avatar's colorful frontman Johannes Eckerström. If you've ever seen the band live, it's not a stretch to see how Johannes is a wrestling fan. He talks about how he discovered the sport of kings, getting WCW Monday Nitro during the peak of the Monday night wars, following wrestling now and his excitement for the launch of AEW.
Check out previous Squared Circle Pit interviews about wrestling with Slipknot's Corey Taylor, Chris Jericho, former WCW boss Eric Bischoff, NJPW star Kenny Omega, WWE Hall of Famer Bubba Ray Dudley, Mick Foley, Rob Van Dam, Raven, WWE star Rowan, CM Punk, Cannibal Corpse's George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, Jamey Jasta, Every Time I Die's Andy Williams, Zakk Wylde, Killswitch Engage's Mike D, Converge's Jacob Bannon, Neurosis' Scott Kelly, former WWE head writer and Dethklok co-creator Tommy Blacha, former WWE announcer Justin Roberts, ROH star Frankie Kazarian, EVOLVE booker and former ROH booker Gabe Sapolsky, and more.
Special thanks to Hugh Myrone for the intro music.