The movie's composer David Johansen is a member of The New York Dolls. He also plays the movie's main villain Tommy Thanatos. Johansen's pseudonym (and side project band) is Buster Poindexter. Under Buster Poindexter name he performed the movie's theme song "Rough Stuff" whose lyrics tell about the tribulations and future plans of the Hogan's character from the movie.
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Former WWE ( back then wwf) and wcw stars appeared in the intro credits at the beginning, including kamala, Jim the anvil neidhart and zodiac (brutus beefcake) among others as well as main star of the movie Hulk Hogan.