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Before some performers enter the stage in front of a massive audience of thousands, they might need to perform routines to shake off their nerves or pump themselves up. Some might mediate, some might exercise, but Zakk Wylde may have come up with the best method to prepare for a big concert.
The guitarist, who is currently on tour with Pantera, posted a video on social media that involved an action figure of pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior. Before taking the stage at Knotfest Chile last Sunday, Wylde amped himself up by walking around backstage and yelling/grunting at people from the voice of the wrestler. Once they both made it to the stage, the action figure was greeted with loud cheers from the entire audience.
Since it’s difficult to put the scenario in words, you have to watch Zakk Wylde’s video to fully comprehend what happened and to get quite a laugh: