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Interview: Babymetal at Rock on the Range [Video]

Interview: Babymetal at Rock on the Range [Video]

Last month at the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio, Revolver hosted backstage interviews in the artist lounge. Check out our interview with Babymetal below, where the group talks their Fox God, Metallica, what “Give Me Chocolate” is about, and more!

Review: Babymetal – Babymetal

Review: Babymetal – Babymetal

he Japanese can make anything cute, even death metal. Consider Babymetal, the pioneer of kawaiimetaru, or “cute metal.” The formula is simple— three girlish idoru singing and dancing in front of an anonymously competent thrash combo—but the execution is exquisite, as it not only disinters the hooks buried deep in the death metal vocabulary, but […]

Album of the Week: BabyMetal, ‘BabyMetal’

Album of the Week: BabyMetal, ‘BabyMetal’

In last week’s album of the week poll, you, the fans, voted BabyMetal to the top spot, for their self titled album ‘BabyMetal.’ Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. BabyMetal – BabyMetal Re-Release 2. Veil of Maya – Matriarch 3. Steve’n’Seagulls – Farm Machine 4. Hinder – When the Smoke Clears 5. Deep Purple […]

New Releases, Vote for Album of the Week

New Releases, Vote for Album of the Week

This week sees new shit from Babymetal, Hinder, Steve ‘N’ Seagulls, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]

Babymetal, DragonForce “Road to Resistance” Collaboration Video

Babymetal, DragonForce “Road to Resistance” Collaboration Video

Everyone’s favorite J-pop metal hybrid Babymetal recently posted a trailer video for “Road of Resistance,” their new collaboration with members of DragonForce guitarists Herman Li and Sam Totman. Have a listen below:

Photos: Sonisphere U.K. Featuring  Metallica, Iron Maiden, and More

Photos: Sonisphere U.K. Featuring Metallica, Iron Maiden, and More

Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slayer, Mastodon, and many more rocked Sonisphere U.K. in early July. Photographer Javier Bragado was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the photos he captured for us below–you can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

Video: Babymetal Perform Sold-Out Show in London

Video: Babymetal Perform Sold-Out Show in London

Remember Babymetal? Of course you do. They’re a Japanese metal vocal and dance group consisting of three girls —  Su-Metal, Moametal and Yuimetal. And their videos tend to go viral when posted here at Revolvermag.com. Babymetal are on tour at the moment, and they performed a sold-out July 7 show at the Forum in London. […]

Babymetal to Play First U.S. Shows Opening for Lady Gaga

Babymetal to Play First U.S. Shows Opening for Lady Gaga

By now, you’re probably well aware of Babymetal–the totally bonkers viral sensation that super-collides cutesy J-pop and extreme riffage. Now they group has announced their first U.S. shows, and those will be opening for Lady Gaga. Dates are below.     7/30 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Arena 8/01 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena […]

Six Totally Insane Japanese Metal Bands

Six Totally Insane Japanese Metal Bands

By now, you’re probably well aware of Babymetal–the totally bonkers viral sensation that super-collides cutesy J-pop and extreme riffage–but the group is hardly the only whacked-out heavy-music monster to raise its bizarro head from the country that brought us Godzilla and tentacle porn. Kicking things off with a dose of Babymetal (because can you really […]