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Coldrain Premiere New Album, ‘The Revelation’

Coldrain Premiere New Album, ‘The Revelation’

Japanese hard-rock act Coldrain will release their new album, ‘The Revelation’, on June 24 via Hopeless Records. In anticipation, the band has teamed up with Revolver to premiere the full album stream, right here right now. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! Vocalist Masato says, “It’s hard […]

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 More All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands

Six More All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands

Think Babymetal are the hardest-rocking chicks in the land of the rising sun? Think again!

Six All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands

Six All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands

While compiling our recent list of Six Totally Insane Japanese Metal Bands, we stumbled upon, and fell head over heels for, all-girl group Aldious. And we happily discovered that they are hardly the only pack of ferocious femme fatales making heavy music in the land of the rising sun. Below, led by Aldious, are six […]

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 […]