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under beasty: Visual Kei Idol Rock Group

underbeasty is an Idol rock group that I have been following and supporting since their debut. They are a group that we have featured in the past with other rising Idol rock and Idol Metal groups ,but never have they received their moment to solo feature until today.

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underbeasty describe their idol concept as “visual kei idol rock”. When seeing the term “visual kei” you shouldn`t immediately jump into the mindset that the group is the “The Gazette” of Idol genre.

underbeasty brand of “visual kei” refers to the fact that the group takes pride in their uniformed movements ,matching uniforms and choreographed hand movements.
The members also share a common indie Idol working system in that the members take part in producing their own lyrics and dances and take an very active part in the overall music ,image and concept of the group.

With Indie/underground Idols it truly is all hands on deck as often the staff includes the Idols and 1-5 supporting staff all pitching in to do the daily running of the group.

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Underbeasty is a group that is gaining a lot of buzz in the idol underground for their Idol like charms ,fist pumping live shows and spirited fan reactions. The steady rise of the group has many in the genre targeting underbeasty as possibly the next breakout Idol group. If the group does not break out of the idol underground before the end of this year ,than 2016 could be their key growth year.

This is one group were their talent potential is higher than the level they are in. It`s very hard for underground/Indie Idols to take that next step as fans tend to not cross-support groups other than the one their oshimen works for. Underbeasty is one group with all the pieces in place to be a breakout group.

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under beasty

Underbeasty has just released their debut single “Raven “ along with its coupling tracks “occult propose” and “spotlight”.

Underbeasty influence and standing is rising by the month in this new Idol Rock (IDOROCK)/Metal genre (IDOMETAL) and one look at their debut single “Raven” proves that just because a group doesn`t get the same viral insanity love that some gimmick idol groups receive ,that this new growing genre of Idol Rock/Metal genre has a solid core underground just waiting for the media to take notice.

Supporting Underbeasty whose birth years run from 1994 to 98 from the day they had their debut was one of the best moves I ever made and if you give this group a fair chance and not compare them to anyone other than Underbeasty , I believe you`ll like what you hear from them.

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https://twitter.com/shiho_ygm
underbeasty Official site:
http://unbsious.net/

Source: http://pureidolheart.net/

nIo-Destroy: new doom metal idol Brings the World to the Beginning of the End With Debut Single

It`s been a very long time since the idol metal group nIo (new Idol order) has been on our site. A lot has taken place in their time away, including member changes, image changes, music changes and name changes.

Currently nIo is working under the name nIo-Destroy and they have entered into a collaboration with doom metal band Genocide nippon. Genocide nippon made their debut in 1979 and carry comparisons to the British heavy metal band Angel Witch of the same time period.

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nIo-Destroy

Some may even say these doom metal artists touch a little on early Mercyful Fate. Genocide Nippon sound is really raw less produced sound, which is typical from the era the band came out of.

With nIo-Destroy “DOOMSDAY” that same formula is used to give the single that raw old school feel, with doom metal wrappings.

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Even with the new direction and the new member in the white princess, there is something missing and that is the two original members. With them it would have made a good song better. I am not above saying that I miss the original lineup.

This current lineup of the group has a bit of mystery to them, and Manami.D (no.2 in first version) is my favorite out of the original line up, so her dark charm is welcomed in the MV and Aozora.D if any girl dissevered a leading role in a horror film it`s her, she is haunting in her beauty as well as having an hypnotizing look that draws you in to her arms. Takeuchi rounds out the vocal trio with his vocal style that give the single a bit of King Diamond theatrical gloom.

If “DOOMSDAY” is not enough to sell you on the single the coupling track “LIVELEGEND” will. It is 9 minutes of nIo-Destroy at its finest.

nIo-Destroy the darkness never looked so cute.

Source: http://pureidolheart.net/

LADYBABY: Teaches Nippon Manju Choreography

In Japanese Idol genre, one of the more popular activities for fans is to learn the dances to their favorite Idol group songs

LADYBABY Has decided to teach the songs dance in the only way they know how the LADYBABY way.

Enjoy Learning the Nippon Manju Dance the LADYBABY way in these 5 videos.

Source: http://pureidolheart.net/




FRUITPOCHETTE: Idol Metal`s Next Rising Power

Japanese Idol Metal and Idol Hard Rock is in full bloom with dozens of groups picking up their Idol flags of war and claiming that this genre is more than just about BABYMETAL.

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Of the Idol Metal next wave groups that are currently active, the one most ready to join BABYMETAL on the world stage is FRUITPOCHETTE. Unlike BABYMETAL that mixes JPop and Metal together, there is nothing pop about FRUITPOCHETTE.

FRUITPOCHETTE, a subgroups from Hime Kyun Fruit Kan (Himekyun), made their debut in 2012 under the name FruPoche, before changing their name in summer 2013 to FRUITPOCHETTE.

The group is a duo consisting of Teratani Mina and Azumi Shiori; both are currently 19 years old and they view their style as harder than nails Idol Metal. There is no guessing what these girls want to do with their songs, you won`t find a track that jumps around from genre to genre, instead it`s pure to its core and will make any band or musician take notice.
FRUITPOCHETTE has spent much of this year touring with heavy metal bands and the one off Idol festival live and is building a growing following across Japan.

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If FRUITPOCHETTE can get the same buzz without the economics that BABYMETAL enjoy behind them, then we could soon be looking at the next Idol Metal group to hit international success.
If you want to follow an Idol Metal group that is truer to what you find in traditional Metal, give FRUITPOCHETTE a try and open mind, you just may like what you hear.

Source: Pure Idol Heart




Inoue Sonoko: A New Japanese Female Rising Rock Star

Please welcome Inoue Sonoko

Sonoko is a rising star in the music world having released her debut CD in April last year. One listen to this girl born in 1997, will instantly tell you that her mother trained this girl to sing well beyond her years.

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Sonoko got started in music by doing street concerts in elementary school, learning to write songs and play the guitar along the way. In November of her debut year 2013 she landed the main role in the drama ‘Y-O-U Yamabiko Ongaku Dokokai (kari)’. This drama success came as a big surprise to her agency as she didn`t tell them in advance of her plans to audition.

I saw a funny comment in English on one of her videos, were the commenter suggested that she should give it up and be a pop singer as she will never make it .Clearly they knew nothing about Sonoko or the success she has already achieved and it`s a good thing she didn`t become a pop singer.

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Sonoko held her first one-man live in the 6th grade drawing 100 people and within a year she had managed to achieve bigger followings and performing in bigger venues, all through the strengths of her live performances and self-produced CDs.

With her national career still in its early stages, the sky is the limits for this rising star.

Senkou Hanabi / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue
Unmeisen Believer / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue
Sorairo Blue / Sonoko Inoue
Sonoko Inoue

Source: Pure Idol Heart

Official Website www.inoue-sonoko.com
Twitter:https://twitter.com/inouesonoko

Inoue Sonoko Music Videos



NECRONOMIDOL: a new Extreme Metal/Dark Synth Idol group

Here what our good friend at Pure Idol Heart have to say about this news black metal idols group named NECRONOMIDOL, read what they have in box for us!

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NECRONOMIDOL

The other day I had the pleasure of coming across another Idol Metal group and today I shall introduce them to you.

The group is NECRONOMIDOL and as they explained to me ,they are an Extreme Metal/Dark Synth Idol group with future plans of crossing over into some Thrashcore.
From the moment you listen to their song Vulture ,you know that this is a group that is going to take you on an interesting musical journey.

NECRONOMIDOL is also a group that thinks of making their music reach a wider audience by taking advantage of digital sales and the group has made their release open for sale today and you can currently purchase their music here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_z6G_h59_w
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZe1p72dKMo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfYGCgS4yZM

If these early previews and releases is what the future holds for NECRONOMIDOL ,I am pleased to welcome them into the growing Idol Metal family and I am looking forward to what is to come from this group both in their live performances and music releases.

NECRONOMIDOL is one Idol Metal you need to add to your watch list, concert attending list , I know that I have.

Source: Pure Idol Heart

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https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/yi-gu-meng-chui-xue-single/id882275704
http://www.amazon.com/Vulture/dp/B00KK46YVA

http://necronomidol.com/

https://twitter.com/NECRONOMIDOL [Notice ,they accept and respond to comments in English ,feel free to follow]

Henmi
https://twitter.com/NMsei_grrb

Tachibana
https://twitter.com/neruneruneaaa

Sari
https://twitter.com/sari_mdr

Kakizaki
https://twitter.com/kakizaki_risaki

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