Chris Warren, the singer of the WWE hit song and D-Generation X theme “Break it Down,” passed away last June 12 at the age of 49 no detailed information has been released yet but in his obituary it stated that a mass Christian burial has been set in New York, where he was born and where he lived.
Warren was the lead singer of the “DX Band” that famed the D-Generation Theme during the WWE Attitude Era. Warren was also the vocals behind Triple H’s entrance theme “My Time,” and due to his fame, he was able to perform live at the WWE’s Wrestlemania 14 in 1998 and at SummerSlam that year that was held at the Madison Square Garden in New York City.
It would also be the same time that Warren received wide-spread criticism for his rendition of “America the Beautiful,” and “The Star-Spangled Banner” that the WWE had to edit the home video release and WWE Network Archives of the said event.
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No details have been released yet for the caused of his death but on his obituary, it stated that he “passed away suddenly on June 12” at the age of 49. Warren was born and raised in Huntington, Long Island, New York on May 27, 1967, to Christopher J. and Barbara Warren.
Warren was said to be employed by Local 638 NYC as a Steam Fitter for many years. It was noted that music was his passion and that his artistic side led him to become the lead vocalists for the band “Bro-kin.”
Christopher is survived by his mother, Barbara Spector, his three brothers, Steven (Lena) Spector, Andrew (Jill) Spector and Danny (Margit) Spector and his sister, Laura Spector. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
“Christopher was very well liked and will be greatly missed by all that knew him,” his obituary stated.
He was predeceased by his father, Christopher J. Warren and stepfather, Paul Spector. Fans and friends who wanted to pay their last respect to Warren will have Friday to do so from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on June 18 in St. Ann’s Church, 16 Jefferson Ave., Nyack, NY. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.
Triple H and the rest of those who knew Warren in the WWE have not yet given any statement to his untimely passing.
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