Think Reel Steel meets Electric Daisy Carnival, and you’re almost close to visualizing Deadmau5’s new video for “Professional Griefers.” I say “almost” because even the most vivid imagination would be missing one of the UFC-themed clip’s key ingredients: So. Much. Money.
In a recent interview with Spin.com (also known as the only Spin), Deadmau5 helmet-wearer Joel Zimmerman claims that the video “is one of the highest-budget electronic music videos of all time,” saying that the budget is “in the seven-digit range.”
So, what did all of that money go toward? A giant, future-primitive Ultimate Fighting thunderdome in which the EDM hero battles My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way with massive, remote-controlled metal avatars. Oh, and there’s a cute little puppy! Sort of…
See all seven digits of this electronic madness in the video below: