METAL GALAXY

BABYMETAL - METAL GALAXY
Critic Score
Based on 17 reviews
2019 Ratings: #388 / 634
User Score
Based on 81 ratings
2019 Ratings: #1170
October 11, 2019 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

95
Metal Injection
More than ever before, Babymetal are promoting a positive and timely message of global unity. You can love or hate their music, but there’s no stopping the emotional and creative forces that fuel it.
90
Metal Sucks

Sure, Metal Galaxy is a J-pop album put together by a canny producer with a veritable army of contributors. The collective known as Babymetal never rests on its laurels, though. They keep things fun, catchy, and varied all the way through ... Long live Babymetal and their intergalactic domination!

83
Consequence of Sound

From the creative songwriting to the engaging performances, Metal Galaxy is certainly out of this world. With its awesome blend of musical styles, all infused with some form of metal aggression, this record is BABYMETAL at their most adventurous.

80
Gigwise

Sure, it’s extremely well-produced and polished, to a point of occasional sickly sweetness, and the sometimes squeaky vocals and cheesy, inoffensive themes might not be to everyone's taste, but Metal Galaxy had me bopping along with a beaming smile throughout its whole 57 minute runtime, which is more than I can say for most metal releases this year.

80
Kerrang!

On Metal Galaxy, what little caution they had left has been thrown headlong into a hurricane, and they’re only stronger for it.

80
Metal Hammer
In a genre that can sometimes value authenticity over all else, there is no one else like Babymetal and our world is all the better for it.
80
Upset
Three albums in, and there’s still nothing quite like Babymetal.
74
Sputnikmusic
Metal doesn't get any more fun than this.
70
AllMusic
Metal Galaxy tweaks the recipe just enough to feel fresh while maintaining the meticulous attention to detail and decibels that have made the group such an unlikely international success.
70
God Is in the TV

All in all, Metal Galaxy prepares fans for an even more exciting live showpiece, one with catchy anthems and unusual flavours within that mix.

65
The Line of Best Fit

Babymetal dance along the line between novelty and variety on Metal Galaxy.

60
Clash
The band is trying to branch out to new sonic territories, and at the end of the day, where else are you going to get such a batshit mixture of cultures? Ronguraibujapan!
60
NME
Scoff if you will – or just enjoy the shamelessly unpredictable and giddy joy that lay within this record.
60
The Guardian
The intensity of Metal Galaxy makes it a hard sell, but, at their best, Babymetal make clashing elements surprisingly cogent, not to mention fun.
47
Pitchfork
After fusing J-Pop and heavy metal to great fanfare, the duo recruit international guests to expand their sound into even more unlikely hybrids.
PipePanic
70
Google翻訳は私の雌犬です。これは面白いジョークですか?神はそう願っています。

だから、BabyMetalは確かに金属の興味深い人物です。 K-Pop、Metal、さらにはプログレッシブ音楽のトラックの一部の奇妙なブレンドは、2つの反応の1つを残すことができます。反応1:ああ、これはこれまでで最高のものです! BabyMetal we ... read more
MothaOfMotha12
12
Babymetal are a Japanese Pop Metal band that I have NEVER heard of, but after listening to their third studio album, I want to stay the fuck away from them.

Their newest album, Metal Galaxy, is a damn chore to get through. It's an annoying, headache inducing, piece of shit album that deserves to be sent to hell with no coming back.

Metal Galaxy is what happens if you try to make a collaboration work, when you know it won't.

Metal Galaxy is what you get when Twice and Rob Zombie ... read more
KnifeTrick
75
🅱️RUH. This album is pretty much osu! music and I fucking live for it.

I'm kind of getting a sense on how to approach foreign albums now. Just a little bit more of them.

Babymetal has been a band that I've heard of for a long time, but never fully listened to it since it always slipped my mind. So now with this third album of theirs, it's safe to say that I'm gonna be listening to them for a while. While I'm more of punk-rock fanatic, it's nice to dabble into the more darkside of rock ... read more
dumbmoonlight
80
FUCK OFF, RAP NERDS! THIS ALBUM ISN'T FOR YOU! Bold of you to assume BABYMETAL is here to please your bland taste in music in any ways. YOU DON'T GET ANY BITMAPGANG IN TRUE MUSIC - TRUE J-ROCK MUSIC! Also, "Alternative Metal"? Which cursed punks allowed this gorgeous album to be associated with generic white men's productions?!

"METAL GALAXY" is not your typical album. You won't find anything "kawaii" while adoring these goth divas and their assumed aesthetic. ... read more
lemuriams
10
Cancer...

Edit - this whole band is one big cancer.

Everything here is bad, starting with the name of the band and ending with the voices of singers

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Year End Lists

#28/Kerrang!
#45/Gigwise

MISC LISTS

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Track List

  1. FUTURE METAL
  2. DA DA DANCE (feat. Tak Matsumoto)
  3. Elevator Girl
  4. Shanti Shanti Shanti
  5. Oh! MAJINAI (feat. Joakim Broden)
  6. Brand New Day (feat. Tim Henson & Scott Lepage)
  7. Night Night Burn!
  8. IN THE NAME OF
  9. Distortion (feat. Alissa White-Gluz)
  10. PA PA YA!! (feat. F.HERO)
  11. Kagerou
  12. Starlight
  13. Shine
  14. Arkadia
Contributions By
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Added on: June 28, 2019