Japan's BABYMETAL Announce 2018 Tour of U.S., Europe: See Dates

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Babymetal visits Music Choice on April 4, 2016 in New York City. 

Japanese rock idols <a href="/music/BABYMETAL">BABYMETAL</a> announced the dates of their 2018 world tour, including a string of U.S. performances leading up to the Rock on the Range Festival on May 20 and some shows in Europe the following month.

The U.S. leg of the metal group's tour kicks off in Kansas City on May 8 and will hit eight cities including the tour's final stage at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio. The girls' trek through Europe includes appearances in Germany's Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals and the Download Festival at Donington Park, U.K.

Pre-sale and VIP tickets for the U.S. tour will go on sale March 1, and the general sale begins March 3 Japan time. Pre-sale and VIP tickets for the European dates will go on sale Feb. 28, and the general sale begins March 2.

BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2018
U.S. Tour Dates
May 8: Kansas City, Missouri - Uptown Theater
May 10: Austin, Texas -  ACL Live at the Moody Theater
May 11: Dallas, Texas - House of Blues Dallas
May 13: Houston, Texas - Revention Music Center 
May 15: Atlanta, Georgia - Tabernacle Atlanta
May 17: Charlotte, North Carolina - The Fillmore 
May 18: Nashville, Tennessee - Marathon Music Works 
May 20: Columbus, Ohio - Rock on the Range Festival

Europe Tour Dates
June 1: Nurburg, Germany - Rock am Ring at Nurburgring
June 2: Nuremberg, Germany - Rock im Park at Zeppelinfeld
June 4: Innsbruck, Austria - Music Hall Innsbruck
June 5: Utrecht, The Netherlands - TivoliVredenburg
June 9: Derby, England - Download Festival at Donington Park