Real Sound on BABYMETAL: “In 2016, the world’s most successful Japanese group are undoubtedly those girls”

Real Sound Japan published an article dedicated to 5 artists that colored their 2016, BABYMETAL is featured in this article along with Hikaru Utada, Gen Hoshino, Radwimps and Arashi. Below the segment of the article translated dedicated to BABYMETAL's 2016.


Real Sound about BABYMETAL on "Playback to 5 efforts that colored 2016"

Real Sound Japan article about 5 artists that collored the 2016 featuring Hikaru Utada, Gen Hoshino, Radwimps, Arashi and BABYMETAL


"BABYMETAL appeared at the Fuji Rock Festival in July 2016 and succeeded at Tokyo Dome performances in September. BABYMETAL is contemporary entertainment, making full use of the magnificent story nature and performance capabilities of the three members centering on the divercity of heavy metal and beautiful style, it's safe to say that they have reached one of their highest with "Metal Resistance". Its quality won worldwide appreciation as matter of course, it was big news when they served as opening act for the Red Hot Chili Peppers in December at The O2 Arena in London. In addition Chad joined BABYMETAL's live, covering Judas Priest' songs! Also was decided to support Metallica's performance in South Korea, and Guns N' Roses Japanese Tour. In 2016, the world's most successful Japanese group are undoubtedly those girls."




Article by: Real Sound Japan

Translation by: Maik Gianino