Metal Resistance
Babymetal - Metal Resistance
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2016 Ratings: #523 / 721
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
2016 Ratings: #510
Your Review

CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Consequence of Sound

Anybody still calling this novelty is either ignorant or in denial. BABYMETAL hone a fusion of technical metal, dance music, and power pop that’s both competent and emotionally invigorating. 

60
AllMusic

Metal Resistance is still worth hearing, if only for the half of the record that captures the insanely silly balancing act that their debut managed so well.

60
NME

Maybe that’s the problem with being a novelty group – there’s not much left once it’s worn off.

Apr 4, 2016
exception
31
metal? kpop? no, a hybrid of the two that should not exist. there is a reason that people who often listen to metal dont listen to kpop, and vice versa. not a good mix.
Apr 7, 2016
EMR
45
There is not much to say. Karate is a pretty good single, though.
Apr 5, 2016
acidfreecookies
75
I'm actually quite shocked by the quality of this. Their debut was awfully inconsistent, with the fantastic Megitsune and some seriously fun stuff thrown in with awful, awful crap. And I honestly didn't think they'd get any better - when does a novelty act ever produce a GOOD follow-up? But they did. The compositions and instrumental work are absolutely tight, it's a mature album with fully developed sounds, some incredible tracks and some seriously shocking moments. Tales of the Destinies in ... read more
Apr 4, 2016
lemuriams
10
Worst music on aoty.
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Added on: February 27, 2016