Ignore Babymetal at Your Peril

If you’re not hip to Babymetal yet, better get started.  I don’t know where the f**k this is going, but they’ve already bridged the chasms between pop fans, metalheads and hipsters. Witness this review of their first US performance.

Here’s some footage from the gig.  It starts off like a typical over-the-top metal show, but then at about a minute in…

http://youtu.be/gDFdO4LbPbA

Something like this could only come from Japan.  Hey, I’d go see them.

(Via Metal Sucks)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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