BABYMETAL have announced that Bring Me The Horizon will be supporting them during their Japanese tour. Next month, the critically lauded metal dance act will be unveiling their third album, ‘Metal Galaxy’, which will be out on October 11. The band currently consists of Suzuka Nakamoto and Moa Kikuchi, and have released two albums, the self titled 2014 debut BabyMetal and Metal Resistance two years later. The Japanese duo shared The Other Stage during their slot at Glastonbury 2019, with Bring Me The Horizon, and after their set they spoke to NME.
They spoke about Glastonbury, “I know that Glastonbury is one of the largest festivals in the world and a lot of artists want to play here. I’ve always wanted to play here and now I’m really happy. It’s like I’m dreaming.”
BABYMETAL declared interest in working with the Sheffield band. “We love Bring Me The Horizon and I respect the band and their music,” said band member Moametal, adding. “We want to collaborate with Bring Me The Horizon.”
The tour dates in Japan are listed below:
16/11/2019 – Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
17/11 – Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
20/11 – Osaka Jo Hall, Osaka.
21/11 – Osaka Jo Hall, Osaka.
BABYMETAL will also be bringing their music to the UK in a tour of dates next February:
19/2/2020 – Barrowland, Glasgow.
20/2 – Great Hall, Cardiff.
22/2 – O2 Apollo, Manchester.
23/2 – Eventim Apollo, London.
BABYMETAL announced the full track listing for their third album at the beginning of August:
- ‘FUTURE METAL’
- ‘DA DA DANCE’ (feat. Tak Matsumoto)
- ‘Elevator Girl’ (English version)
- ‘Shanti Shanti Shanti’
- ‘Oh! MAJINAI’ (feat. Joakim Brodén)
- ‘Brand New Day’ (feat. Tim Henson and Scott LePage)
- ‘Night Night Burn!’
- ‘IN THE NAME OF’
- ‘Distortion’ (feat. Alissa White-Gluz)
- ‘PA PA YA!!’ (feat. F .HERO)
Recently in October 2018, BABYMETAL announced that the former third member of their group, Yuimetal had retired from the band, announcing in a statement, “During her absence, both SU-METAL and MOAMETAL as well as the entire staff team had been preparing for her awaited return. YUIMETAL came to a decision that she will not be performing at BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2018 in JAPAN and that she will no longer be a part of BABYMETAL.”