Love him or loathe him, it’s hard to dispute just how impactful ‘The Big Dog’ Roman Reigns’ theme song is. Okay, so it’s just The Shield’s music, but it still kicks my ass when I hear it blaring through the speakers.
The song finds music composer Jim Johnston on top form again, creating a seismic tune that swallows whole everything in its wake. The relentless thud of the beats, the slick guitar licks, the monolithic power chords – “The Truth Reigns” is still one of the most badass entrance songs to be found in the current day product.
Even if you don’t care for the wrestler, you have to be impressed by this one’s hard-hitting approach. Although, admittedly, it doesn’t sound quite the same without the chorus of boos that normally permeate it…
Music Journalism graduate and freelance writer from Northern Ireland, who enjoys scouring the music archives for the best sounds from the past and present. Writer for the awesome publications WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Scribol, The Gamer, and Prefix.