A long-forgotten WWE tag team is making a comeback after a 16-year absence

BY foxsports • August 30, 2016

Back in 1997, a team of skirt-wearing hard rockers named Mosh and Thrasher became one of the most unlikely duos to win the WWE Tag Team Championship during the Attitude Era.

In a four-team match for the vacant belt at In Your House: Ground Zero, Steve Austin ran into the ring at the end of the match and delivered a Stone Cold Stunner to Owen Hart, allowing the Headbangers to win. They dropped the belts the following month at Badd Blood. 

The team disbanded in 2000 when Thrasher was released by WWE, but eventually reunited a decade later on the independent circuit. More than 16 years after their last match, The Headbangers are returning to SmackDown Live.  

It seems possible that Mosh (now 45) and Thrasher's (47) comeback is a one-night only deal, as SmackDown currently has an odd number of teams in the tournament for the newly unveiled SmackDown tag titles after Heath Slater and Rhyno paired up. The Headbangers could logically fill out the bracket and face Slater and Rhyno Tuesday night. 


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