Category Archives: Idol Hard Rock

POP and BiSH Break TIF Rules and Get Expelled From Festival.

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                                   [POP at Tokyo Idol Festival 2015] Yesterday on our Facebook I posted a message about the Idol rock groups POP (renamed Pla2me)now known as Period of Plastic 2 Mercy and BiSH playing their version of “I fought the law and the law won” at Tokyo Idol Festival . The…

underbeasty : Visual Kei Idol Rock Group

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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. underbeasty describe…

CODE OF ZERO: Everything Starts From ZERO

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Over the past few years we have witness the rise of Idol metal and Idol hard rock across Japan. At the front of these groups is of course BABYMETAL, however if you look deeper you will see that there are many more groups in this genre and many we have…

Idol Rock Unit DEEPGIRL :Never Doubt the Power of Idols

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DEEPGIRL is a fresh Idol Rock group that we mentioned not long ago that was having an debut with conditions . This Idol unit at first had to reach top 10 on Orion weekly ranking , this was later upped to an additional 10,000 CD units must be sold in…

LADYBABY Unleashes New Wave of Kawaii Metal

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Back in April I wrote about a new and very different Idol unit known as LADYBABY , featuring the Kawaii Idols Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya and the Icon known as Ladybeard. You can see the short introduction here http://pureidolheart.net/2015/04/ladybeard-debuts-idol-unit-called-ladybaby/ At the time it was not known ,what style music…

Idol Metal Unit HALOPERI DOLL Is Reborn

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It`s with great pleasure that HALOPERI Doll makes their return to Pure Idol Heart as the Idol metal unit has reformed with new members. Earlier this month the unit was reborn after going away in December 2014. The original line up had interesting look , however as this new unit …

Idol Rock Unit Splash! Looking to Survive with New Single

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Idol Rock unit Splash! Is a group that I have been following since their debut in 2009 .This unit has seen its share of members come and go ,but Aya Sakohata and Arisa Hoshino have seen it through. Their new single “Survive” would fit any JMetal album ,it`s just that…

SRAM Brings Idol Rock to Life with Mentai Rock Sound

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Idol rock group SRAM on June 9th released their 3rd single “You May Dream/Kawaii Ano Ko” .The single continues their presentation of the Mentai rock sound to the idol world. Mentai rock is a style of Japanese rock that originated in the late 70s and early 80s in the Hakata…

Eren Uncrowned Queen of the Indie Idol World

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Eren-Chan is a self-described “once in a 100 years Idol genius” , she is the self-described “uncrowned Queen of the Indie Idol world” .Here love and poison Tsundere nature and voice has captured many hearts and collected rave reviews in the Indie Idol ranks. Eren-Chan is a “sentimental “hard rock…

It`s All Your Fault! A new Type of Idol Rock Group

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  From the moment that fellow rock music associates that a new yami-kawaii” idol Rock unit was being creating for a new Mensoore Aina [x-Ayaman JAPAN] project called “Yan-Doru Project” ,I’ve been curious about how this would play out. The group name is It`s All Your Fault! (Zenbu Kimi no…