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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:35:38 GMT

The Japanese Pokémon theme song is so much better than the English one
Mashable
While the U.S. version is straight up rock, the Japanese version (めざせポケモンマスター, or "Aim to Be a Pokémon Master") had a melodic J-pop style, with a soaring vocal line. The Korean version (모험의 시작, or "Start of an Adventure") was a rock ...

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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:09:50 GMT

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Babymetal Is Touring Japan with Guns N' Roses
Nerdist
2016 is near its end, but let's not forget how huge of a year it's been for Japanese metal/J-pop group Babymetal: They released their (surprisingly good) sophomore album METAL RESISTANCE in April, performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert ...
BABYMETAL to open for Guns N' Roses on Japanese tourConsequence of Sound (blog)
Babymetal to Open for Guns N' Roses in JapanLoudwire
Guns N' Roses Fans Destroy Trump Piñata in Mexico CityTMZ.com

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:33:04 GMT

Observer Online

Scene's Best Albums of 2016
Observer Online
Suffice it to say that 2016 was a turbulent year, both domestically and internationally. For the music industry, it was a year of sad departures — the death of legends like David Bowie and Leonard Cohen— as well as of great reunions. The final album ...

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