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Interview: Insane Japanese Metal Band Maximum the Hormone on “Trying to Beat a Black Belt with a White Belt”

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 […]

Maximum the Hormone Announce U.S. Shows Including Knotfest

Maximum the Hormone Announce U.S. Shows Including Knotfest

Japanese metal act Maximum the Hormone will make two appearances in the U.S. this fall. If you’re not familiar with the insane band, watch the music video below. First, the group will play Knotfest on October 25 at the San Manuel Amphitheater in California. Then on October 27, the band perform its sole U.S. headlining […]

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 […]

Bec Hollcraft of Stars in Stereo’s Lists the Top Five Most Influential Females in Music Today

Bec Hollcraft of Stars in Stereo’s Lists the Top Five Most Influential Females in Music Today

“There are many female musicians who made me want to start playing music when I was a kid,” says Stars in Stereo vocalist Bec Hollcraft. “But there are also those who I’ve encountered in the past few years that inspire me to continue to play music today.” So for Revolver, Hollcraft listed her Top Five Most […]