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Tag Archives: Kia

Take a look at Funny or Die’s ‘Skymall For Hard-Ass Bands’

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Funny or Die. It’s usually a lot more towards “funny” than “die,” but that was before we saw their “Skymall for Hard-Ass Bands” that they put up today. It’s a reaction to the Misfits over-merchandising that’s resulted in a Glenn Danzig lawsuit against Jerry Only. Thinking that a Corrosion of Conformity pasta maker is only […]

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Honda Uses Judas Priest In Ad… Again

Posted by on July 23, 2012

While Scion and now Kia have gotten involved in underground metal in somewhat unconventional ways, Honda is diving into metal the old fashioned way – by using classic metal in their television ads. A few years ago, they used “The Hellion,” the opening instrumental from their 1982 classic Screaming for Vengeance, to sell minivans (even […]

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Michael Angelo Batio Makes A Cameo In Kia Optima Car Commercial

Posted by on June 12, 2012

Motley Crue starred in the Kia Optima’s Super Bowl commercial. So why shouldn’t Michael Angelo Batio appear in a car commercial as well? The Nitro/solo virtuoso currently appears in a new Canadian commercial for the Kia Optima. Actually, Batio’s appearance is very brief and he’s so far away that the only way you can tell […]

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Motley Crue’s Kia Super Bowl Commercial Hits The Web Early

Posted by on February 2, 2012

The Super Bowl isn’t until Sunday, but Kia’s commercial featuring none other than Motley Crue has already popped up online. The “A Dream Car For Real Life” commercial depicts a guy driving the Kia Optima while experiencing the ultimate male dream in his sleep, only to break into his wife’s dream for a fairy tale […]

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Mötley Crüe Playing The Super Bowl (Kind Of)

Posted by on January 18, 2012

What’s the ultimate male fantasy? According to Kia, it’s supermodel Adriana Lima, MMA fighter Chuck Lidell, Mötley Crüe… and a Kia Optima Limited. The car company combines all of them in its Super Bowl ad. In the ad, a guy envisions driving the car around a track filled with Lima as a flag girl, and Lidell […]

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Pandora Coming To A Car Near You (If It Isn’t There Already)

Posted by on January 12, 2012

The Consumer Electronics Show is taking place now in Las Vegas, and internet streaming service Pandora came to the convention with some good news. Despite all you’re hearing about rival service Spotify, Pandora still has a 68% market share among Internet audio. And while terrestrial and satellite radio won’t want to hear this, it’s coming […]

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