Babymetal, The Hu

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Tues Oct 15, 2019, 8 pm
Roseland Theater Southwest Portland (Portland)
$49 & Up
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The creation of kawaii metal, a Japanese genre that features adorable pop moppets fronting power metal bands, felt downright inevitable. Especially after being confronted with Babymetal, the most popular group to emerge from this subgenre. Watching the trio of young women throwing down synchronized dance moves in matching goth schoolgirl outfits as they sing about chocolate, karate, and female foxes, the whole thing still feels wholly market-tested and manufactured. Which would be obnoxious if it weren’t so damn fun. by Robert Ham

Roseland Theater

8 NW 6th Portland, OR 97204 Venue website

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