NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Superstar Chris Jericho’s metal band Fozzy rocks Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 4

WWE Superstar Chris Jericho’s metal band Fozzy rocks Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 4

From a press release: It was announced today that Atlanta, Georgia metal outfit Fozzy, led by singer Chris Jericho of WWE fame and guitarist Rich Ward of Stuck Mojo, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to play its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by City Market and Café, on Wednesday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE Monday Night Raw’ returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for 1st time in 8 years on June 5

‘WWE Monday Night Raw’ returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for 1st time in 8 years on June 5

From a press release: For the first time in eight years, “WWE Monday Night Raw” will take over the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. The flagship wrestling show is part of the longest-running episodic television program on cable TV and airs live on Mondays at […]

 Rich Howells

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

Scranton metal band Motionless In White is once again providing an official theme song for an NXT TakeOver event, this time in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 1. Growing since its inception in 2012, NXT is a developmental division of the WWE. Motionless In White was the first-ever NXT Loud artist, providing theme songs for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE takes the ‘Road to Wrestlemania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 19

WWE takes the ‘Road to Wrestlemania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 19

From a press release: After “WWE SmackDown” sold out the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, the WWE is bringing “Road to Wrestlemania” to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, March 19 at 7 p.m. WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, WWE United States Champion Roman Reigns, WWE Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Sheamus, WWE Women’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE SmackDown’ sells out Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Undertaker makes big announcement

‘WWE SmackDown’ sells out Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Undertaker makes big announcement

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was jam packed last night for the 900th episode of “WWE SmackDown Live,” which was broadcast live to the country on the USA network. The sold-out show was the first live televised show for the venue since it hosted “WWE […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Undertaker returns to ‘WWE SmackDown’ in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15, arena accepting donations for vets

From a press release: The WWE is returning to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre with “WWE SmackDown Live” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m., and it has just been announced that the Undertaker will also be coming back for this 900th episode of the action-packed show, the final episode before […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE lays SmackDown on Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

WWE lays SmackDown on Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

From a press release: The WWE is returning to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre with “WWE SmackDown Live” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m. Experience the action live and in person as WWE broadcasts the show to the world – here is your chance to see your favorite WWE Superstars […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Superstar ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan performs one-man show at Radisson in Scranton on March 25

From a press release: WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is one of the most popular American professional wrestlers of all time. People everywhere know his trademark 2×4, his battle cry of “HOOO!” and his “U.S.A.! U.S.A.!” chant. He has sold out stadiums, headlined Pay-Per-Views, and is now bringing his own comical one-man show […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE smashes through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on the ‘Road to Wrestlemania’ on March 20

WWE smashes through Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on the ‘Road to Wrestlemania’ on March 20

From a press release: This March, WWE Live comes through Wilkes-Barre once again on the “Road to Wrestlemania.” Anything can happen when Wrestlemania 32 looms near, just two weeks away from the show on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. If you missed the WWE when it came to the Mohegan Sun Arena at […]

 Rich Cicci

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: As professional wrestling takes its lumps, so does my childhood

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: As professional wrestling takes its lumps, so does my childhood

There were three absolute truths about me as a child: I loved superheroes, video games, and professional wrestling. If you know me at all, that has not changed one iota over the years. Sure, more interests have been integrated into my life, but that has only made me more lovable… or insufferable, depending on one’s […]