Unless you've been living in a cave for the past few weeks, you'll have noticed that the world has gone slightly crazy over a certain smartphone app. Yes, we're talking about Pokémon Go, the worldwide phenomenon that has brought joy to both long term fans of the gaming franchise and newcomers alike.
Whilst walking around aimlessly trying to find a Charizard, it got us thinking - what Pokémon type would some of our favourite bands be if they were catchable monsters in the game? Read on to find out our top Poké picks and see how many Pokémon puns we can cram into one article (our sincerest apologies in advance...)
Psychic – System of a Down
We could very well imagine System of a Down having psychic or telekinetic abilities, and if Serj Tankian were a Pokémon, he’d probably be a Hypno. Using their special attacks ‘Hypnotize’ and ‘Mezmerize’, SOAD would lure their opponent in with their seductive and meditative music (think ‘Aerials’) and have them attacking themselves in a baffled state of confusion.