Fri 04 Jun 2021 18:00 - 20:00

Book Before 14:00 Tue 08 Jun 2021

Fee: £13

Get ready to rock with Global Metal Connection – featuring two hard-rocking acts straight from Japan!

Global Metal Connection – £13 / €15 – Friday 4th June 18.00 BST – 20:00 BST | Archive ends Tuesday 8th June 07.59 BST

The Femme Fatal metal maidens Bridear and IBUKI are leaders in the Japanese metal scene, combining heavy riffs and rhythms with their own unique sound!


Get your tickets here and stream the concert LIVE – Friday 4th June 18.00 – 20:00 BST (19:00 – 21:00 CET) or watch the archive until Tuesday 8th June 07.59 BST (8:59 CET).

Bridear was formed in Fukuoka Japan in 2012. They are one of Japan’s premier heavy metal bands and are setting their sights on the global stage. With diverse influences from German metal legends Helloween to British prog-pop pioneers Muse, the all-female quintet combines elements of power metal, progressive rock, and the melodic hooks of J-pop to create a sound unlike any of their rivals from the Land of the Rising Sun.

In 2021, BRIDEAR joined UK-based label SETSUZOKU RECORDS. Don’t forget to check out the band’s new album, Bloody Bride, released on 7th May – BRIDEAR’s first official international release!

Bridear will be on tour in the UK/EU – check HYPER JAPAN for more updates and your chance to ask your questions to the group in an exclusive Q&A event!


IBUKI is known for her range, tone and power. IBUKI is one of Japan’s most respected and admired metal vocalists. IBUKI rose to fame participating in many projects, including fronting the all-female metal band DISQUALIA, support vocalist for FATE GEAR, Rie aka Suzaku, guitarist Kabaya’n and appearances in the wrestling-theatre hybrid ‘THE MAKAI’ (performing as the ‘Evil Charm’) She is also the vocalist for the popular metal-over project known as NATSUMETAL. Don’t miss this chance to listen to her powerful voice!

IBUKI’s new single, ‘夢限像-MUGENZOU’ will be released on June 16.

So turn it up to 11 and get your tickets here!