Album News: Babymetal / Code Orange / Sea Wolves of the Atlantic / Skeleton Screen

A big bunch of upcoming albums! Babymetal Dance metal sensation Babymetal have announced details of two live albums set to drop next week. Captured on their Metal Galaxy World Tour, the Extra Show Legend - Metal Galaxy was a two day event held at Makuhari Messe (Japan) on January 25th and 26th, 2020. Legend - … Continue reading Album News: Babymetal / Code Orange / Sea Wolves of the Atlantic / Skeleton Screen

Gig Review: Babymetal / Creeper – Eventim Apollo, London (23rd February, 2020)

It was my first time shooting at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. I thought I had a pretty good idea of what was to be my night but as I got to this iconic venue, the words “Sold Out” leapt out at me from the lit-up billboard. I had no idea that Babymetal were … Continue reading Gig Review: Babymetal / Creeper – Eventim Apollo, London (23rd February, 2020)

Album Review: BabyMetal – Metal Galaxy

If there's a band likely to produce a "Marmite" reaction amongst metal fans, it's quirky Japanese act Babymetal. Even here in house there's no agreement about whether they're great entertainment or "manufactured shit". There is no middle ground. Three years ago I reviewed Metal Resistance and I really enjoyed it. At the time I wasn't really … Continue reading Album Review: BabyMetal – Metal Galaxy

Gig Review: Babymetal / Amaranthe / Sleep Token – Brixton Academy, London (2nd July 2019)

On Tuesday night Japanese kawaii metal band Babymetal played their first UK headline show since 2016, at Brixton Academy in London. I saw Babymetal play Download Festival in 2016 but from very far away since it was raining heavily, so I was interested to see them live again in a much nicer and more intimate … Continue reading Gig Review: Babymetal / Amaranthe / Sleep Token – Brixton Academy, London (2nd July 2019)

Babymetal release new song “Pa Pa Ya!!”, reveal details of new album and headline 2020 UK tour

Babymetal have revealed details of their upcoming brand new studio album, their first since 2016’s Metal Resistance saw them become the highest charting Japanese band ever in the UK Official Album Charts. Since the release of the last album, the band have had numerous highlights, breaking the all-time merch sales record at SSE Arena Wembley, … Continue reading Babymetal release new song “Pa Pa Ya!!”, reveal details of new album and headline 2020 UK tour

Download 2018 unleashes swathe of new acts

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced some of the biggest rock acts in the world including Marilyn Manson, Parkway Drive, Rise Against, Body Count and more. The three-day festival takes place 8-10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets. Download … Continue reading Download 2018 unleashes swathe of new acts