WATCH: Skillet’s “Legendary” is WWE’s New Official Theme Song

World Wrestling Entertainment opened its Monday night show “Raw” with Christian rock band Skillet’s song “Legendary” as its theme.

“TONIGHT! Our song ‘Legendary’ becomes an official theme song for @WWE’s #RAW!,” Skillet Tweeted Monday.

During the show, fans also got to watch a performance of Skillet singing their hit song on their YouTube channel.

As Skillet’s music continues to cross over into mainstream markets the band’s frontman, John Cooper, is giving God the glory for their success.

The tune, which encourages listeners to make an impact in this life, includes a reference to the Bible verse 1 Corinthians 9:24. “While I’m alive, I’ll push through the pain, I’ll run for the prize,” Cooper sings.

WWE has also used the band’s songs “Monster” and “Hero” at pay-per-view events as well as in the video game “WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010.”

The award-winning Christian band has seen a massive crossover success with their breakout single “Monster” that remains “one of the most-streamed rock songs of all-time,” garnering 285 million global audio streams. The band’s ninth studio album, Unleashed, reached No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. It also reached No. 1 on Rock Radio.

In an interview with The Christian Post in August, Cooper shared his thoughts on the band’s music crossing over into mainstream markets.

“God just decided to open certain doors, so in the end it’s going to be about providence, I believe. People that maybe don’t believe quite in that, they always say, ‘So why have you guys been successful for 20 years?’ I just think that the authenticity of Skillet has really worked. I’m not saying that means other people haven’t been authentic or whatever, I don’t really know. For us, being willing to keep being ourselves was really important, so I think that authenticity is a big thing,” said Cooper, whose band just released their new album, Victorious.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law