Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Japan Times: Resistance is futile to Babymetal’s ascent

Ever since Western metalheads got word of the existence of metal-idol trio Babymetal, questions regarding the group’s authenticity have come up. To anyone familiar with Japanese pop music, this isn’t an issue; like all idols, the trio is a pop vehicle engineered to cater to a certain niche subculture. Continue reading: Advertisements