So BABYMETAL made it to the BBC!

Having a teenage “dance and vocal group” on the same bill as Iron Maiden and Metallica might seem like a strange choice.

But Japanese band Babymetal’s invention of what they call “cute metal” is starting to cause a stir in the heavy metal world.

Suzuka Nakamoto, 16, and 15-year-olds Moa Kikuchi and Yui Mizuno, formed a rock band without ever having heard metal music before.

They were chosen by a talent agency to form the “heavy music club” and Babymetal was born.

Read more on the BBC: Did Babymetal invent ‘cute metal’ and what is it?

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U-zine have an interview with BABYMETAL!