7 Grunge Rock Stars Reimagined As "Street Fighter" Characters
Artist Butcher Billy has taken iconic '90s alt-rock heroes and mashed them up with your favorite video game characters.
"Grunge Street Fighter"
The reason for the mash-up according to the artist Butcher Billy :
As a teenager in the early 90's I was exposed to a lot of the aggression coming from the distorted guitars, growling vocals and angst-filled lyrics of the grunge movement, emerging to shake things up in the music scene from that time.
Meanwhile the gaming scenario was dominated by the cuteness of Super Mario until the arrival of Street Fighter - players turned head-to-head combat into the primary game mode, only to be smashed by a Lightning Kick, a Sonic Boom, a Tiger Uppercut or the popular Hadouken.
This is a collection of pieces combining the two universes - under the concept the devastating special attack combos were as aggressive and mind-boggling as grunge's powerful and heavily distorted guitar riff.