Powerman 5000 has contributed three new songs to THQ’s ‘WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw,’ a wrestling video game set for release in November. While some might see this as a significant artistic regression, Spider One envisions “millions of kids” performing simulated submission holds and mindlessly listening to Powerman songs eight hours a day. “Years back, we had a song on the first Tony Hawk game,” he tells Newt Briggs of the Las Vegas Mercury. “To this day, a lot of kids cite that as how they found out about us. You know, you get your songs played on MTV and on the radio and no one notices, but the kids are like, `Hey, I heard you on Tony Hawk.'” Read more.
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