Babymetal

Babymetal set to appear in new anime series debuting in the U.S.!

The announcement made today by Warner Bros. and Amuse USA has our imaginations running wild with all sorts of animated idol-metal fusion scenarios.

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Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford joins BABYMETAL onstage for an epic performance【Video】

The Fox God and the Metal God choose their avatars for a collaboration that is pure metal!

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Babymetal shows maturity as rude U.K. award presenter repeatedly interrupts speech 【Video】

When a teenage girl from a band with “baby” in its name does a better job of acting like an adult than you do, you might want to work on your manners.

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Babymetal becomes the newest alternate character for Nintendo’s Super Mario Maker 【Video】

Barrier-smashing metal group teams up with revolutionary video game.

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Babymetal album is Japan’s 1st to crack U.S. Billboard’s top 40 in 53 years

Kyu Sakamoto‘s Sukiyaki reached #14 in 1963; Utada ranked #69 in 2009.

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Babymetal makes US television debut performing on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert【Video】

“I’m not sure what I’m about to see…but I’m pretty excited about it!”

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Babymetal’s new album, Metal Resistance, is out now and it’s awesome

Not that you needed anyone to tell you, but…

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Babymetal debuts music video “The One”, featuring English lyrics and giant fox heads

Babymetal has released a music video for “The One” ahead of their upcoming album Metal Resistance…and it’s got lots of English lyrics!

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BABYMETAL debuts music video for “Karate”, the lead single off new album

You wouldn’t want to mess with the disciples of the Fox God.

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New BABYMETAL song debuts on BBC, immediately shoots to the top of iTunes charts【Music】

Put your kitsune up!

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The anticipation builds: BABYMETAL to release new album next April

New BABYMETAL album? NEW BABYMETAL ALBUM!!

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Need holiday presents for your BABYMETAL-loving friends or family? Funko has you covered!

For a relatively young band, BABYMETAL has lost no time in spreading their music around the world with festival appearances, adorable videos, and endorsements by numerous metal icons. Sadly, they can’t be in every city every day, so your chances of actually seeing the group perform may be kind of low. However, thanks to Funko, you no longer have to wait until their tour pass through your town for a chance to see the fox god devotees. Soon, you’ll be able to buy the whole group and keep them on your shelf!

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X Japan’s Yoshiki hints at a possible collaboration with BABYMETAL

Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that BABYMETAL sprang up out of nowhere from the rock/metal ground and has grown into a flourishing band with a heap of hardcore fans. They’ve performed in both Europe and America and featured the acclaimed guitars of metal band DragonForce on their single “Road of Resistance.” It seems like there’s nothing that can stop these cute girls and their head-banging tunes, especially now that another extremely popular rock star has hinted he’d like to collaborate with BABYMETAL too.

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BABYMETAL release trailer for new song “Road of Resistance” featuring guitars by DragonForce

Stop what you’re doing and get ready to lose your…ummm…stuff. Kawaii-meets-coffins idol group BABYMETAL just released a trailer for a new song featuring guitars by Herman Li and Sam Totman, the semi-legendary guitarists from DragonForce. The song is called “Road of Resistance” and our only complaint is that the trailer is too short…despite being over three minutes long.

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BABYMETAL keeps turning metalheads, voted Best Metal Album of the Year

What’s cute, frilly and metal all over? BABYMETAL of course! From relative obscurity only two years ago, to doing various concerts around the world in 2014, the presence of BABYMETAL has been sudden, if not shocking. It’s hard to believe that the combination of idol music and hardcore metal has created something that many people are getting fired up over. In fact, BABYMETAL has such a fan base now that their self-titled first album was voted as the Number 1 Metal Album of 2014. Say what?!?

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BABYMETAL plays first ever US show, bootleg videos leave us wowed

Continuing their meteoric rise to international stardom, BABYMETAL has checked off another box on their world conquest to-do list: Playing a headline show in the US!

The show this weekend has even made waves in Japan thanks to a fan video uploaded to YouTube shortly after the group’s LA tour. Check it out below!

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BABYMETAL invasion of the West marches on, everyone welcomes new kawaii overlords【VIDEOS】

It’s been less than a year since we interviewed BABYMETAL and prophesied their coming domination of the globe, and in that time they’ve released a new, full-length album, racked up over five million views on one video alone, and made plans to invade England. While the UK probably isn’t the best target for a military attack–we hear they get pretty grumpy and call the RAF on you–the country seems particularly susceptible to cultural aggressions, making the group’s British debut at Sonisphere Festival UK the perfect opening offensive!

But the group’s popularity isn’t limited to the metal community. They’ve gotten attention from major media outlets around the world–it’s only a matter of time before we see the girls jumping around on Oprah’s coach, declaring their love for chocolate.

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BABYMETAL releases full album, metalheads and idol fans headbang in unison

After years of boggling the minds of metalheads and J-pop fans around the world with their idiosyncratic music videos, BABYMETAL have finally released their first full-length album. Of course, we got our hands on a copy as soon as we could, and we are happy to report that it is everything we’d expected it to be!

With the album now available world-wide, you too can turn your day from “average” to “dangerously kawaii” with this soundtrack to the adorable apocalypse. And if you’re on the fence about picking the album up, check out some of these reviews found on the Japanese side of the Internet.

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Put your kitsune up! BABYMETAL is set to dominate the world with ‘dangerous kawaii’【Interview】

In 2011, the world was first baffled and then enthralled by the release of BABYMETAL’s “Doki Doki☆Morning” music video.

Not quite metal, not quite idol music, the video of three “dangerous kawaii” Japanese middle school girls singing and dancing to heavy metal music was difficult for some to comprehend. Were they for real? Was it okay for us to like them? And why couldn’t we stop listening to this song?

Two years later, the group has proved themselves to be anything but a joke, with legions of fans both in Japan and abroad. This Wednesday (June 19), they released their second major-label single, titled “Megitsune,” so we sat down with the group for an exclusive interview to learn more about them.

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