Babymetal Perform First Show of 2019, Announce 'Metal Galaxy' World Tour: See Dates

Courtesy of Billboard Japan


BABYMETAL hit the Yokohama Arena this past weekend (June 28 and 29) for their first concerts of 2019, called BABYMETAL AWAKENS - THE SUN ALSO RISES.

Welcomed by thundering cheers and applause, Su-metal and Moametal appeared before the crowd wearing shimmering outfits, and after choosing one dancer from the three that joined them onstage, the kawaii metal group kicked off the 90-minute, 14-song set backed by its virtuoso "KamiBand."

The first-night set included a few songs off the band's upcoming new album, and F.HERO also appeared for the first-ever live performance of the recently released "PA PA YA!!" featuring the popular Thai rapper. Fans also found out after the show that the duo's highly anticipated third album will be called METAL GALAXY and is expected to drop Oct. 11 globally.

"Traveling the metal galaxy" is the theme of the new set, which will be BABYMETAL's first new album in about three and a half years, since METAL RESISTANCE in 2016. It will include a selection of varied tracks that expand the possibilities of the superstar metal group, and the Japan Complete Edition will be a double-CD pack with 16 songs, including a bonus track.

BABYMETAL also announced four new METAL GALAXY Japan concerts in November, plus a 37-concert world tour promoting the album starting in September that will make stops in North America and Europe until March 2020.


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