The band is produced by Kobametal from the Amuse talent agency. Their vocals are backed by heavy metal instrumentation, performed by a group of session musicians known as the "Kami Band" at performances. The band was formed in , with the original lineup of Su-metal vocal and dance , Moametal scream and dance , and Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal" scream and dance , with the concept of creating a fusion of the heavy metal and Japanese idol genres.
Updated: Apr Today, we are going to talk about a sub-genre that has become the most significant movement within metal in the last decade, a genre that challenged the norms of metal not only on stage but also in the industry in general - we will talk about the "Girl Metal Band Boom". Japan is a country known for many things, among which are Mount Fuji, its temples, gardens, or it being the electronic land of high technology and Hello Kitty. However, in musical terms, it is widely known to be the land of dreams among music lovers. Due to the geographical spread of Japan's population on a long piece of land, its artists tend to publish atypical and extraordinary editions of vinyl, CDs, and other physical formats of music, which throughout the last decade, were becoming obsolete objects.
The land of the rising sun is known for many things — kabuki theatre, high tech electronics, manga, Hello Kitty , and incredible food. The heavy metal industry is no different. With their manically catchy tunes, this unlikely fusion of pop and heavy metal has made school girl trio Baby Metal an international sensation in the rock and roll industry. They may not have had any interest in metal before, or even heard of a mosh pit, but Baby Metal are certainly turning metalheads see what we did there? Something of a pioneer on the scene, they have paved the way for the explosion of female-fronted bands in Japan today. Originally from Osaka, since the all-female power metal band has been a regular on the festival scene, rocking everything from ballads to powerful metal riffs there be some mad guitar skills amongst these talented ladies. Although not strictly conforming to the metal genre, Anarchy Stone make for interesting listening as their style dips between metal and punk. Formed in early , they rock an Avril Lavigne-meets-Ozzy Ozbourne vibe, and we like it. Their unique take on costumes has become a core of their identity since forming in
As a result of the "Girl Metal Band Boom" in , Japanese Metal has propelled all-female metal groups to the forefront of the country's rock scene. The below all-female metal groups have all impacted metal in a profound way, all while breaking down barriers, shredding gnarly riffs, and dominating the charts in the process. Here are eight bands you need to know about. But prior to that, the trio of Suzuka, Yui, and Moa were already gaining substantial ground in Japan's metal scene. Formed under the producer Key Kobayashi, the girls initially had no inclination for metal music, adopting the genre more as a face for the project rather than as a deep-rooted passion. With that said, the girls quickly fell in love with the genre as they began to play around with it. Their explorations led to the creation of "Kawaii Metal," a J-pop-leaning metal subgenre that laced clean, soaring vocals over pummeling metal grooves.