Quantcast
1806 Poppy Header credit Jonathan Weiner
The News

Watch Poppy Perform At WWE NXT Takeover: Portland

Poppy performed her track Fill The Crown at NXT Takeover in Portland

Last night, the genre-defying enigma Poppy opened the show at WWE NXT: Takeover Portland.

Held in front of a capacity crowd at the Moda Center, the metal-meets-kawaii-meets-industrial-meets-everything artist opened the night with her track Fill The Crown – taken from her latest full-length I Disagree – while a promo video for the event aired overhead.

This isn’t the first time Poppy has been involved in NXT. On the Halloween edition last year, she performed the title track from I Disagree to kick off the show, and played Io Shirai to the ring with her track Scary Mask.

Poppy’s track METAL was also included on WWE’s 2K20 video game, alongside songs by Bring Me The Horizon, Misfits and Mötley Crüe.

Speaking to Kerrang! earlier this year, Poppy explained that despite her sound, she doesn’t consider herself metal.

“A lot of people who have written about the new music have said it’s metal and pop, but I think that’s because they like the juxtaposition of that,” she said.

“I’ve never said my music is metal, but I do listen to that music. To clarify: post-genre. Or prog rock or pop. We’re turning a new page.”

READ THIS: The 10 most metal moments in WWE

Posted on February 17th 2020, 4:29pm
Read More
In Conversation With Winston McCall of PARKWAY DRIVE
Parkway Drive frontman Winston McCall stopped by our office to chat about his life and career.
FOUR YEAR STRONG - Recording Brain Pain With Will Putney
Go behind the scenes with Four Year Strong as they record vocals for their new album, Brain Pain.
Poppy Covers t.A.T.u.'s All The Things She Said For Pride Month

Watch the video for Poppy’s new cover of t.A.T.u.’s All The Things She Said, which was created in honour of Pride Month.

Rob Trujillo: Ennio Morricone Created The Opening Dialogue To The Metallica Experience

Metallica’s Rob Trujillo pays tribute to the late composer Ennio Morricone