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, …

Activision Announces Guitar Hero Live

By Chris Low on

Activision announced that we will be seeing a new Guitar Hero, set to release fall of 2015, titled Guitar Hero Live.  Activision has teamed up with FreeStyleGames, developers of DJ Hero and DJ Hero 2, to develop this new game. There appears to currently be two modes of game play. Guitar Hero Live where players take the stage playing …