This Is A Thing: Kawaii Metal

By Jackie Chaisson on

The internet is a marvel for discovering new and strange things… Kawaii (which is Japanese for “cute”) metal is a combination of J-pop and heavy metal that could be the gateway sub-genre that introduces a whole new generation to classic heavy metal music. It’s got everything: guitar riffs, theatrics, double-bass drumming à la Dave Lombardo, choreography, …