What the Hell Is Babymetal?

Categories: Metal, WTF


It was just announced that the band would make its live UK debut at this summer's Soinsphere Festival, alongside metal's legendary bands such as Iron Maiden and Metallica. "I am so honored that we are confirmed to play Sonisphere Festival UK," said Sumetal in an official press release from the festival's website announcing the band's appearance.

"There are so many different types of artists playing this festival, but I hope to deliver a one and only, unique style, even to those who will see us for the very first time. This will be our very first time in the UK, which makes us nervous yet excited."

Things are blowing up big for Babymetal, and the band's exposure in the U.S. and all over the world is growing rapidly with appearances on the Web, and in press outlets ranging from USA Today and the New York Times, to countless music and guitar magazines and radio stations worldwide. Videos on Youtube and other sites have gotten more than 5 million views, and the band's social-media pages also attract thousands of fans daily.

Still, only time will tell if Babymetal can translate this success to the States. Fans hope for the band to perform here, but no plans yet have been announced.

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43 comments
raychullfierce
raychullfierce

hahahaha! You must be one shitty journalist because EVERYONE has been listening to BABYMETAL since 2010 ;) They are almost the #1 band in the WORLD right now.


You should go do more research maybe go back to school to cure that stupid 

raychullfierce
raychullfierce

You must be one hell of a late moron because everyone has been listening to BABYMETAL hahahaha


They're almost the #1 Band in the WORLD right now. You should do more research ;) 

Daniel Wies
Daniel Wies

I posted this story a couple of days ago. A friend jokingly commented "I like my pedophilia to have a certain edge". Leave it to the Japanese to take metal music and do something with it that makes you ask; WTF?

Ashley Ellis
Ashley Ellis

I think I just had a stroke bc there's no way that just happened.

Rafael Gonzalez
Rafael Gonzalez

Its dumb I'm a heavy metal fan but this is just dumb.

Sean Neuber
Sean Neuber

Not even going to read this article. ;)

Nikolas Tutza
Nikolas Tutza

FINALLY!! Something WORSE than Barbara Streisand!!!

Jason Gerfers
Jason Gerfers

Undecided. But it's different, for sure. I think it would have to be an acquired taste.

Dominion
Dominion

What really is awful is pretty much all metal released over the last 15 years! Babymetal is a breath of fresh air in a stagnet, head up its ass genre. By the way, they've sold out all their shows in Europe! Get used it haters because a second Pearl Harbor is coming to merica soon!

Karl Richards
Karl Richards

I've known about it for awhile. It's annoying.

Bambi Zj Baker
Bambi Zj Baker

It's been around for a while now..frikking annoying

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