After the meteoric rise of BABYMETAL last year, it seems that US record execs decided to take notice, as RAL Distribution/Sony Music have announced that the group will be reissuing their debut album in the US, with two bonus tracks. Hit the jump for the details.
While Hiroyuki Takahashi is busy working on the next page of the HYPERSONIC webcomic, we figured now was a good time to introduce you to one of our real-world inspirations: chiptunes artist TORIENA, who creates exciting new sounds from retro game tech. Read an exclusive interview with her, and enjoy lots of pics and videos, after the jump!
Both of Nintendo's video game concert series are coming to San Diego in July. This includes the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses and Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions concerts, which will both be performed by the San Diego Symphony. Hit the jump for more!
Professional drummer Chris Cantata shows his burning love for Power Rangers in Space by suiting up in full bright red spandex for a dynamic drum cover of the pulse-pounding TV theme song. Enjoy after the jump!
Yasutaka Nakata is known to many as the music man behind the likes of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Perfume. But he’s also a performer in his own right with his electro-unit CAPSULE. Now, the group has a new LP on the way, and the first single gets a cool sci-fi friendly music video built around a flying drone race. Watch after the jump!
Say your prayers! Japan’s biggest hard rocking idol unit BABYMETAL has just announced 8 stops on their upcoming 2015 world tour. See if your city is safe from the hellfire of death after the jump!
Alarmingly genki idol group Hime Kyun Fruit Can have a game they want you to play in the form of their new retro-inspired PV for their song ““Ai no BRKN!!” Enjoy a sugar rush of a song, with some cool graphics to boot, after the jump!