In celebration of the NHL Playoffs’ long-awaited return to ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports has commissioned a series of remixes from top talent in order to take their signature NHL theme music to the next level.
The original soundtrack’s dramatic, orchestral theme receives a shot in the arm from veteran electronic music duo Zeds Dead, who didn’t hesitate to deliver an adrenaline-inducing dose of bass into the mix. With its with voluminous stadium claps, the original arrangement provides a suspenseful build for Zeds Dead, who manage to flip it into a dirty dubstep smash with an onslaught of unearthly growls and grinding basslines.
Zeds Dead’s remix follows alternate takes on the track from famed hip-hop producer Murda Beatz and New York alt-rock outfit Joywave. It’s the first time ESPN has hosted the NHL Playoffs since 2004.
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Fans can catch Zeds Dead’s remix as teams battle it out in the Conference Finals this week on the road to the Stanley Cup Finals.