Interview: Insane Japanese Metal Band Maximum the Hormone on “Trying to Beat a Black Belt with a White Belt”
By Natalie Perez Japan’s popular nu-metal-inflected spazz-rock band–known for outrageous antics and way-off-the wall humor–has hit our shores. Maximum the Hormone will be making an appearance at Slipknot’s Knotfest, as well as a one-off show at New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27. These live events will be rare opportunities for the American fans […]
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 […]
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 […]
Think Babymetal are the hardest-rocking chicks in the land of the rising sun? Think again!
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 […]
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 […]