Rob Zombie Responds To Grumpy Old Fucks Who Diss Babymetal

Rob Zombie Responds To Grumpy Old Fucks Who Diss Babymetal

Metalheads seem divided on what to make of the Japanese pop trio Babymetal, whose curious sound is a hybrid of old-school power-metal and new-school Japanese idol music. Are they an interesting group doing cool things with metal sounds, or are they a pernicious novelty, using metal iconography for their own pop-stardom ends? (The answer, of course, is that they’re both.) Rob Zombie, a guy who knows a few things about mass-appeal theatricality in metal, digs Babymetal, and yesterday, he posted a Facebook image of himself hanging out with the group backstage somewhere. At least a few of Zombie’s fans were not happy, jumping into Zombie’s Facebook comments and attempting to shame him for associating with the group. And Zombie took a break from digging through the ditches and burning through the witches to drag the fuck out of these fans. Observe:

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Demon warp is coming alive in the comments section of Rob Zombie’s Facebook page.

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