Japanese trio is equal parts goth and giggles
Babymetal are unlikely ascendants to the black-metal throne, to say the least. They're a girl group, Japanese and each barely 5 feet tall. (The pigtails add an extra inch.) Oh, and they smile. And dance. But they're racking up millions of YouTube views, selling out shows and opening for Lady Gaga. They name-drop the band Anthrax, as in, "We were talking with Anthrax backstage in London, after we performed for 10,000 people, and..."