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Powerglove Releases "Batman" Music Video Online

International video game metal act Powerglove has revealed the brand new music video for "Batman," the lead track off the band's latest release "Saturday Morning Apocalypse," which came out late last year.

Guitarist Chris Marchiel offers his own explanation: "David Brodsky and I just finished our music video for Batman. In typical POWERGLOVE fashion we did things a little differently. After shooting our green screen performance footage we captured tons of 'sprite' images of ourselves in the style of Mortal Kombat then processed those into full sets of 16 bit action moves. Then, instead of just animating those, I programmed several video game fight scenarios with the band as playable characters and recorded takes of me playing through the mini games. The result is a combination of green screen performance in original 16 bit environments, traditional sprite based animation and recorded gaming sequences and the end result is silly, unique and just plain fun.

The band is currently shredding on this year's SUMMER SLAUGHTER tour supporting THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and WHITECHAPEL alongside SIX FEET UNDER and DYING FETUS. Here are the latest Summer Slaughter tour dates:

7/29 San Francisco, CA - The Filmore
7/30 San Diego, CA - House of Blues
7/31 Scottsdale, AZ - The Venue Scottsdale
8/2 Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall
8/4 Louisville, KY - Expo Five
8/5 Detroit, MI - St Andrews
8/6 Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
8/7 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
8/8 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
8/9 Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
8/10 Montreal, QC - Olympia
8/11 New York, NY - Irving Plaza
8/12 Worcester, MA - Palladium
8/13 Philadelphia, PA - Theater of Living Arts
8/14 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
8/16 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
8/17 Ft Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
8/19 Houston, TX - House of Blues
8/20 San Antonio, TX - Backstage Live
8/21 Dallas, TX - House of Blues

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God, this is hilarious.

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f***ing retarded

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I can't help but like this.

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