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Tag Archives: Hello Kitty

Watch John 5 shred with a Hello Kitty mini guitar

Posted by on March 12, 2018

It wasn’t too long ago when we watched Zakk Wylde shred Black Sabbath tunes with a Hello Kitty guitar. Today (12th), Loudwire recruited John 5 to the $60 Hello Kitty mini guitar challenge, by having him rock out with 13 different styles. In the below video, you will see him make quite a few arrangements […]

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Hell, Kitty! Aggretsuko the death metal red panda debuts on Netflix in April

Posted by on February 7, 2018

We’ve been following the saga of Aggretsuko since we first heard about her last year. Retsuko, an adorable office worker at a trading company, is a 25 year-old red panda in Sanrio’s Hello Kitty universe. Like many of us, she’s overworked and underappreciated at her job, so when she’s not at it, she drinks beer […]

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Watch a Japanese mascot play blast beats

Posted by on March 6, 2017

If you thought being a Nameless Ghoul in Ghost was a thankless job, try being a Japanese cartoon mascot in a band. This dude (or lady) playing at a mall is crushing it in every way, playing blast beats along to a jaunty flute-led song. Is this the guy from Babymetal playing an off-date? Who […]

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Could this beer drinking, death metal-singing panda be the next Hello Kitty?

Posted by on January 6, 2017

  Ever hear of Hello Kitty? Of course you have. The character, created by Sanrio in 1974, is one of the most popular brands in the world. And while she’s been kicking around since 1974, one of the company’s newest creations might be even more popular, at least among metal fans and frustrated office workers. […]

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Mike Portnoy plays a Hello Kitty drum kit in concert

Posted by on October 29, 2015

If there’s two things that are guaranteed to be popular with certain subsets of the internet, it’s drummer Mike Portnoy and Hello Kitty. The former Dream Theater drummer is definitely net-friendly, having embraced the internet long before many other musicians have, and DT fans are a whole different level of fanatical (in a good way). […]

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What The Hell? ‘KISS Hello Kitty’ To Become Animated Series

Posted by on March 28, 2013

It was a few years ago when we mentioned that KISS was partnering with Hello Kitty to create a worldwide brand. The idea had already been around since 2010, with shirts, necklaces and more available to buy. However, today, USA Today announced that it’s fully come to fruition with plans unveiled for an animated series […]

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KISS To Partner With Hello Kitty…Wait, What?

Posted by on June 20, 2011

Gene Simmons continues to amaze us. Every time we think KISS couldn’t get any lower into merchandising shame, they find a way to outdo themselves. So what have they done now that could possibly put KISS Kondoms and KISS TVs to shame? KISS Hello Kitty… That’s right, Gene Simmons revealed via Twitter the following: “Tomorrow […]

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Hello Axl? Worst Tattoo Of The Year Candidate Starts Early

Posted by on January 11, 2011

It’s going to take a long time before this guy gets dethroned from having the worst metal tattoo(s) of all time, but this could quickly jump into the runner-up spot. Apparently inked at Kat Von D’s High Voltage Tattoo shop in Los Angeles, this Hello Kitty version of Axl Rose was inspired by artist Plasticgod’s […]

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