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From Tuesday 05 December 2023

LIVE: Babymetal @ The Roundhouse, London

“A long time ago, in a heavy metal galaxy far, far away,” a cinematic voice intones onscreen as a Japanese man in a magikarp hat raises his glowsticks in heady anticipation at the front of the stage, “the heavy metal fox god chose three spirits and summoned them to

Friday 24 March 2023

BABYMETAL – ‘The Other One’

Since their inception, duo Su-Metal and Moametal, along with producer Kobametal and the ‘Kamiband’, have strived to meld the worlds of idol pop and metal into a glitter bomb of a genre. As a result, they’ve perhaps had to fight harder than most international acts to find

Tuesday 08 October 2019

Babymetal – ‘Metal Galaxy’

The music industry – much like every industry – changes. At some point we all must come to terms with the fact that general tastes differ over the years, that genres come and go, that rock is no longer the same as it was ten, twenty, or

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Alexisonfire, Rise Against, Marilyn Manson and more added to Download Fest 2018

Download Festival have announced more bands for their 2018 edition. Alexisonfire, Babymetal, Black Veil Brides, Body Count, Bullet for My Valentine, Dream State, In This Moment, Marilyn Manson, Mayday Parade, Meshuggah, Neck Deep, Parkway Drive, Pink Slips, Rise Against, The Hives, and WSTR will join headliners Ozzy Osbourne, Avenged Sevenfold

Tuesday 03 May 2016

BBC Radio 1 to air hour long Babymetal special tonight

Love them or hate them, Babymetal have taken the UK by storm over the last few months. Turning heads at both Download Festival (appearing alongside Dragonforce) and Reading and Leeds last summer, their sold out headline show at London’s Wembley Arena earlier this month is testament to their success.

Monday 28 March 2016

Babymetal reveal ‘The One’ in epic new video

Babymetal have unveiled the monolithic seven-plus minute long metal ballad, ‘The One’. With their ‘Metal Resistance’ full-length within reach, it follows ‘Karate’ in demonstrating their catchy melody credentials. The video, shot as the band perform live, mirrors the melodramatic grandeur of the track. ‘Metal

Friday 18 March 2016

Babymetal reveal video for ‘Karate’

Babymetal have rarely graced our online pages before. Although we have been known to dip our toes into the muddy metal waters, it’s evidently not our bread and butter. So why have the three young Japanese all-round entertainers made their way here now? Because they do just that, entertain. Their