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Babymetal — Metal Resistance Review

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Babymetal’s Metal Resistance, the follow-up to the trio's 2014 cross-cultural smash Babymetal, raises the “epic” level by a factor of 100.

This is a new version of the Babymetal concept, bolstered by the validation of sold-out worldwide tours, magazine covers, numerous metal festivals and high-profile photo ops with legendary rock music gods. There’s a self-consciousness layered into the production elements on this album, an overt effort to satisfy the different types of fans who alternate between favoring the kawaii personality of the band and those who tolerate the cuteness just to enjoy the shredding.

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