What happens when the incredibly average pop stylings of Katy Perry meets incredibly average power metal? You get this gem which is waaaaaaaaaaaaay better than the original:

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She fits right in, no?

The song was put together by a heavy metal fan by the name of Andy Xiong, putting the original vocal track by Katy and his own original instrumentation together, complete with guitar and keyboard solos. Apparently the internet metal community is loving this up right now, with the video getting over 6,500 21,000 hits in just a couple of days.

Hopefully he’ll do more power-pop mashups like this. Whatever he can come up with would surely beat the hell out of Dragonforce.

UPDATE: FIXED LINK. Download the mp3 here.

– JR

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