Metal Resistance

Babymetal - Metal Resistance
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2016 Ratings: #381 / 760
User Score
Based on 41 ratings
2016 Ratings: #594
April 1, 2016 / Release Date
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Sony / Label
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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.

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
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.
Gowi
69
More consistent in comparison to their debut, but the idol group still has a long way to go before they figure out how to make their music anything more than a short vacation for metal fans and jpop fans alike.
EMR
45
There is not much to say. Karate is a pretty good single, though.
lemuriams
10
Worst music on aoty.
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#31/Consequence of Sound
#52/Earbuddy

Track List

  1. Road of Resistance
  2. KARATE
  3. Awadama Fever
  4. YAVA!
  5. Amore
  6. Meta Taro
  7. From Dusk Till Dawn
  8. Gj!
  9. Sis. Anger
  10. No Rain, No Rainbow
  11. Tales of the Destinies
  12. THE ONE
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