BABYMETAL Babymetal
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Asdfp277
March 9th 2014


1169 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

^ if anything, metal fans will discover the magic of j-pop

misho87
March 9th 2014


15 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

"people don't listen to babymetal for the metal part don't kid yourself."

Well, i as a metal fan, i'm listening because of the great metal music in combination with pop melodies.. but the band behind this is fantastic - great solos, great melodies.. it's hard, it's heavy, it's fun.. i mean, i come to metal through nu-metal, so maybe some kids come to metal through this

CalculatingInfinity
March 9th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

@misho87: If you think if anyone's going to get into Metal through this IMO you're bonkers. As Calc said, no one listens to this to be heavy metal/strictly for the 'metal part', people listen to this because it's a great gimmick and is really fun.

Asdfp277
March 9th 2014


1169 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i don't get you people tho. what do you mean "people listen to this because it's a great gimmick"?? .-.

it's fun music!

Calc
March 9th 2014


12250 Comments


fun or not fun its gimmicky, probably corporately planned, and successful.

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sixdegrees
March 9th 2014


17194 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

idol pop is manufactured? no friggin way!!

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CalculatingInfinity
March 9th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

@Asdfp277: Because Babymetal IS a gimmick. Japanese pop music has a gimmick/trend im their culture called Idols and the gimmick of mashing genres together in a streamlined way and whether it'll work or not because it's 'weird' and cute it will sell. Idols are basically females who are attractive and cute and and music Japanese music companies like to form groups with these said idols, mainly being Pop music. Babymetal are an Idol group with the gimmick of having J-Pop and metal together, corporately planned. Despite it being well done and they've improved massively since their inception, it's a clearly a gimmick.

Greyvy
March 9th 2014


4721 Comments


just because it's a gimmick doesn't mean it isnt enjoyable

CalculatingInfinity
March 9th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

@Greyvy: Very true, I like this CD. Their live shows looks like a blast and I'd love to go it one.

Asdfp277
March 9th 2014


1169 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

nah, the thing is, you keep saying "people listen cuz GIMMICK", like who does that, and it's not like it's a secret this stuff is manufacturated lol. i'm glad this exists tho

CalculatingInfinity
March 9th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

@Asdfp277: I never said people listen strictly because of the gimmick, I mean that it's that said gimmick which has grabed so many people's attention. If the music was shit than no one would like it despite said gimmick. It's fun, overblown yet well done material (for the most part) that makes this enjoyable.

Asdfp277
March 9th 2014


1169 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

this whole thread has been about their gimmick but w/e, let's talk about "gimme choco" m/

CalculatingInfinity
March 9th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

@Asdfp277: Indeed, chorus rules hard.

Shuyin
March 9th 2014


11831 Comments


the video is pree cool too

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Asdfp277
March 9th 2014


1169 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

makes me wanna dance lol

oh god

Greyvy
March 9th 2014


4721 Comments


Ü

Shuyin
March 9th 2014


11831 Comments


youve just been babymetal'd

pedro70512
March 10th 2014


3133 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

this should be the worst thing ever

but it's...not...somehow

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conradtao
Emeritus
March 10th 2014


2090 Comments


dammit i was hoping to get the first review in on this

CalculatingInfinity
March 10th 2014


1647 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

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