Category Archives: Japanese Idol Metal

Shizukaze & Kizuna -Idol Rock Pioneers Call It A Day

shizukaze and kizuna

One of the pioneers of Idol rock dating back to 2009 as separate groups before uniting into a one unit idol rock machines Shizukaze & Kizuna has announced that they were ending activities as a group. Unlike other Idol units that have set a date for an ending live ,…

FRUITPOCHETTE : Statement of Paradox ,Releases Souten –Paradox MV

fruitpochette 2015

  When you say the words “ vanguards of kawaii-metal” ,it seems the metal media world outside of our lovely island of Japan ,seem to think that it is BABYMETAL and a bunch of copycat groups jumping on the BABYMETAL bandwagon. I can understand this naive thinking for those just…

Idol Metal unit nIo Return as nIo-destroy

nio reborn

The last time we talked about nIo it was just after member No.1 had left the group and “buried” the remaining members in a “shallow grave” only for the members to shortly afterwards be seen as spirits in photos shot at night. This was followed by the appearance of the…

DISSENTER DOLLS: A Fresh Force in Idol Rock

dissenter dolls

A few days ago I had the great pleasure of seeing a new Idol Rock unit make their debut live. The unit is known as DISSENTER DOLLS. It`s clear from their debut that this unit plans to join the growing Idol Rock genre ranks will full force. With a group…

FRUITPOCHETTE: Find a Clever? New MV Release

fruitpochette 2015

It seems like it`s been a very long time since Idol Metal unit FRUITPOCHETTE  released a new music video, well that`s because it has. FRUITPOCHETTE the group that is light on music videos, but heavy on touring has a new full length album out titled “Crest of Evil” that they…

nIo: new Idol order Reborn!

nio reborn

For months there has been growing speculation on the future of idol metal unit new Idol order .There was great reason for concerns as this past August then member and now former member No.#1 “buried” her two sister members No.#2 and No.#3 in a pit under the cover of darkness…

+TIC COLOR: Melodic Hard Core Idols from East Tokyo

+tic color

+TIC COLOR (plastic color) is an Idol group that got started April 2013. They describe their music style as melodic hard core. Their live shows are the trademark of this group as these energetic Idols bring a rock style to the stage and their fans return the energy back to…

Idol Live: FRUITPOCHETTE, Aither, choco☆milQ, BUNNY♥KISS, Favorite At Osaka Idol Festival

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If you attended University or are in University ,then some days may be hard to remember then others as you lift your head up from the pile of beer cans .Oh wait that doesn`t happen in University anymore ,no now instead of waking up with underwear on your head ,…

140 Idol Groups Join for Largest Indie Idol Festival to Date

Idol Koshien Festival

Question-What do you get when 140 Indie/Underground/Independent Major [well-funded Indies] groups and soloists meet up in one location? Answer- A lot of wotas going home with no money and a lot of goods, for the Idols you have the largest Idol festival in the history of the genre to date….

Introducing Idol Metal Group :HALOPERI DOLL

HALOPERI DOLL

  What do you get when you have three Idols that have a case of “Chuunibyou (中二病)” or  the “”Middle-school 2nd Year Syndrome meaning  to be unique, or more than meets the eye? Answer –HALOPERI DOLL A three member school uniform, bloody and bandaged up Idol group that performs Idol…