Last BABYMETAL show of the UK Tour supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers at The O2 in London. Third show in London, three of eight shows of the UK Tour took places at The O2 London. At the end of the show BABYMETAL performed Judas Priest Medley with Chad Smith on the drums and celebrated Su-Metal's birthday onstage! (Show report) Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Chibi Stevo, Niv Remis, Tatako-Metal.
BABYMETAL played their second night at Manchester Arena supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers, their before last show had the same setlist and thist time the girls didn't appear during RHCP performance (Show report here). Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Billy Scobbie, Equilibrium Productions, Indra de Ridder, Jun-Metal, Papimetal, Melanie Smith, The Don Photography, Tipo120.
BABYMETAL played their first show ever at the famous Manchester Arena in Manchester. A very special show where Meta! Taro debuted in this tour, but all the highlights are over "Nobody Weird Like Me" when the girls joined Red Hot Chili Peppers onstage (Show report here). Photos thanks to BABYMETAL, Itchie-Metal, Jun-Metal, Melanie Smith, Papimetal, Saku-Metal, Tipo120.
BABYMETAL played their second show at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England as they played their fifth UK Tour show supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers. This show featured bigger audience at the time of their performance! They seem to be growing on RHCP fanbase! (Show report) Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Akityometal, Chaplin Xavier Metalicuis, Chibistevo, Darral White, Itchie-Metal, Teri-Metal and Tsucci Suisse.
BABYMETAL played its 4th Show of the UK Tour supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Genting Arena in Birmingham in England. Perfomance where Kami Band members debuted tributes to Pantera and Red Hot Chili Peppers! And also where Suzuka and Kobametal stayed to watch RHCP performance. (Show report here) Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Rob Arrosmith, Itchie-metal and Teri-metal.
BABYMETAL played their second consecutive night at The O2 in London, England opening for Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their show was more crowded than the previous night, but their performance was shorter, 6 songs set (Show report here). The following photos are courtesy of BABYMETAL, official photos by Tsukasa Miyoshi, and photos from fans by: Drew de F. Fawkes, Itchie-Metal, Saku-Metal, Shingo-Metal and Tatako-Metal!
BABYMETAL played its first show supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers UK Tour at The O2 in London, England. Their first performance at the venue featured a 7 songs setlist where "Gimme Chocolate" reached 100 live performances (Show report here). The following photos are courtesy of: BABYMETAL, Jartai, Indra De Ridder, inkybloaters, Itchie-Metal, Shingo-Metal, Smily-Dog Metal and Subzero.
BABYMETAL closing shows of their incredible BABYMETAL World Tour 2016 took places at the massive Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. The sold out shows with 55.000 ticket sold each night featured completely different setlists, different costumes and partially different Kami Band lineup. Red Night featured a "Black & Gold" costume (Show report), meanwhile Black Night featured a new "Black & Red" costume (Show report). Photos below courtesy of fans, Mikiko Mizuno, Sakura Gakuin graduates who attended to the shows Hinata Sato, Airi Matsui, Yunano Honjyo and professional photos via Excite, Rockin' On, NME Japan, Natalie, GekiRock, Tsukasa Miyoshi & Miyaaki Shingo.
BABYMETAL played at Zepp Nagoya in Nagoya, Moa Kikuchi's homeland the last two shows of "The White Mass" Tour on August 24 (Show report) and on August 25 (Show report). The last two shows where the return of BABYMETAL to Zepp Nagoya after one year. Below Official Photos, and Pre/Post Show photos by fans featuring: Yakimi, Maruyama, Moge, Mahoroba, Riccha, Ou-Metal, Hiromin and many others.
BABYMETAL played for 5th Consecutive time at Summer Sonic Festival. This time Summer Sonic Osaka only but they headlined for first time one of the main stages, the Sonic Stage. Takayoshi Ohmura the God Of Guitar was busy with Marty Friedman at the Forest Stage, Leda took his place even when he played earlier with Acid Black Cherry at Sonic Stage. BABYMETAL played in front of 7000 people closing the event in Osaka (Show report). Band Photos, Pre-Show by fans featuring Kashimo, Shu, Akinot and Papimetal and Official Photos of the show by Summer Sonic below!
BABYMETAL "The White Mass" Tour dates number 3 and number 4 took place at Zepp Tokyo. BABYMETAL played at Zepp Tokyo after 3 years! In addition in the Day 2 "Akatsuki" was played after 8 months (Day 1 Show report, Day 2 Show report). Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Pre and Post show photos by fans featuring Kotaro, Rocometal, Papimetal, Wednesdayxxx, JDC-Metal, Mamma and official photos of the show by Taku Fujii.
BABYMETAL played its third show of the Festival Tour in Japan, after Fuji Rock in July and Rock In Japan on August 6 BABYMETAL visited Hokkaido to play at the Rising Sun Rock Festival at Sun Stage before One OK Rock (Show report). Photos from BABYMETAL, Rising Sun, and Pre-show and Show photos by fans featuring, Suteguma, Papimetal, Mashuu, Yuhi Rocket, Hamanuna. Check the official photos by Rising Sun Rock Festival and captures from Space Shower TV broadcast below.
BABYMETAL played for first time at Namba Hatch for "Apocrypha, The White Mass" shows Day 1 on August 8 (Show report) and Day 1 on August 9 (Show report). Day 1 featured the live debut of Syncopation, while Day 2 feature the return of many songs and the return of LEDA as God Of Guitar! Photos below courtesy of BABYMETAL, Kami Band and Pre/Post show photos by many fans featuring: Shiro Saki, Atsumetal, Eee-Metal, Keisan, Maruchian, LG21, and Harutchi.
BABYMETAL returned to Rock In Japan Festival after 3 years, their first performance was in 2013 (Show report). In 2016 BABYMETAL played 8 songs setlist at the Grass Stage in front of 50.000 people in the audience (Show report)! Check below Pre-Show photos, Official photos of the girls, Show photos from fans featuring Ikura Onigiri and Show photos by Mayu, HMV News and Rockin' On!
BABYMETAL played for first time at the Fuji Rock Festival. The 2016 edition of the Festival celebrated the 20th Anniversary. BABYMETAL played at the White Stage in front of 15.000 people (Show report). Earlier Kami Band Takyoshi Ohmura performed with dCprG. Below Pre-Show and Show photos by fans featuring Nekoryuji, Mayu and Bamboo. Official photos by Qetic, Blare Magazine and Billboard Japan.
BABYMETAL attended to the Alternative Press Music Awards 2016 at The Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio in United States. The group was nominated for "Best International Band" and set to perform with Rob Halford from Judas Priest. Check more details, the performance and many photos below.
BABYMETAL closed their World Tour 2016 in United States at the Toyota Park in Chicago, Illinois for the Chicago Open Air Festival first edition. BABYMETAL played at the Second Stage (Show report). Band photos at backstage, pre-show photos and Show photos by fans featuring: Kevin T. Miller, Neeknac, Souks, Andres, Uemametal and Smily Dog Metal. Also professional photos by MetalWani, available below
BABYMETAL played its last headline show of the World Tour 2016 outside Japan at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Was their second show in the city (Show report). The girls also met artists like SHoTA or After Romeo, and popular Youtubers The Fine Bros! Check Pre-Show and Show photos by fans featuring Donovan McNerd, Jakemetal, Keisan, Louis Appleby, Makometal, Pirate Panda, Tipo120 and Xacto-Metal. Official Photos by LA Weekly.
BABYMETAL played its first show even in Metallica's land San Francisco at sold out Regency Ballroom. The show featured the return of Yava! after a few months (Show report). Below Pre-Show photos and Show photos by fans featuring: Miyake Masato, Itchiemetal, Jartai, Takeshikun, Tipo120, Akillermetal, Keisan, Krash, Makometal and Satoshi Komiyama .
BABYMETAL played its last show of the World Tour 2016 in Europe at the new Download Festival France in Paris. BABYMETAL was expected to play 60 minutes by the show was reduced to 30 due technical issues (Show report). Pre-Show photos by fans, Band photos, Show photos by fans featuring Tatako and Miu and Professional photos by Fan Actuel, Download France, Vacarm, Japan FM, HardForce and Dana Distortion. Check them out below.
BABYMETAL officially debuted at the glamorous Download Festival in United Kingdom. In 2015 BABYMETAL played just one song in collaboration with Dragonforce but this year 2016 the band played a 6 songs Set under heavy rain (Show report here). Pre-show Photos by fans, Band Photos, and Show Photos by Fans, Papimetal, and Professional Photos by Madrat, Upset Magazine, Rock Sound, Download Festival, TeamRock, Ticketmaster and Dana Distortion. Check them all below!
BABYMETAL played at Live Music Hall in Koln, Germany. The same place where in 2014 BABYMETAL held Legend M and Moametal sang the second part of Head Bangya (Show report). This year was sold out an a little complicated (Show report). Pre-show photos by fans, BABYMETAL and Kami Band photos and Show photos by fans featuring an album by Papimetal below.
BABYMETAL played for first time in Netherlands and debuted at the FortaRock Festival. In a very good performance (Show report here) the band met several artists from bands like Megadeth, Abbath, Disturbed, Architects, Volbeat and Havok. Pre-show photos, Band Photos, and Show photos by Fans featuring Jartai, Itchiemetal, Amo-Metal, Chantal, Nimikox, and Professional photos by Karin Claus Bart Heemskerk, Wanderlust and Darker Music from Netherlands.
BABYMETAL played its second show of the BABYMETAL European Tour 2016 at Rock In Vienna Festival in Austria. Second consecutive year playing at the Festival in Austria (Show report). Below Pre-show photos by fans, Kami Band photos, Show photos by fans featuring Jartai, Itchiemetal and Jens Rikeit, official photos by Rafabasa.
BABYMETAL started its second part of the World Tour 2016 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland. The first show of the European Tour featured the debut of one of the most expected songs of the new album "Metal Resistance", "Sis.Anger" (Show report). Below Pre-show photos by fans and Show photos by Jartai, Itchiemetal and Smiley Dog.
BABYMETAL played its last show of the US Tour in the East Coast of United States at the Northern Invasion Festival where the girls met Lamb Of God. This show was the second Festival performance of the year (Show report). Pre-show and Show photos from Fans, BABYMETAL & Kami Band photos and Show photos by Da Braveman, Namehage, Cody Maddox, AnObviousShill, Souks, Tomahawk Photography, Substream Magazine, Twin Cities Media, Revenant Media and Sameer Bhattacharya below.
BABYMETAL returns to House Of Blues Chicago after one year. The show in Chicago this year was the last headline show of the US Tour in the East Coast (Show report). The show featured once again, Moametal & Yuimetal bringing chocolate bars onstage. Pre-show Photos and Show Photos by fans, BABYMETAL & Kami Band photos and Show Photos by Pirate Panda, Jartai, Raymond Muñoz, VizMajor and Daniel Boczarski below!
BABYMETAL played for the first time in its career in the Rock City of Detroit at the popular The Fillmore, previoiusly known as State Theater (Show report). In this performance the band performend a new call & responder featuring Moametal and Yuimetal with chocolate bars onstage while Su-Metal was asking fans to "push it back & sit down" to then jump! Pre-Show and show photos by fans, Band photos by BABYMETAL & Kami Band, show photos by Ichiemetal and Jartai, and professional photos by Louis Appelby Idobi Radio, BeHance and Brandon Nagy. Check them below!
After Carolina Rebellion, BABYMETAL played at The Fillmore Silver Spring in Maryland for the first time (Show report), 5th show of the BABYMETAL US Tour, the sold out show featured the same setlist of the previous headline shows of the current US Tour. Pre-show photos by fans, band photos by BABYMETAL, Show photos by fans and The Fillmore, Riyo, Sabinekometal. Check the photos below.
The 4th BABYMETAL show of the US Tour took place in Charlotte at the Carolina Rebellion Festival (Show report). Was the first festival performance of the year for the band. The appearance also features meetings and backstage photos with Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Unlocking The Truth and more, check all the pre-show, backstage and show photos below by many fans including Jartai, Andrew Darchiville and Rock 103 FM from Carolina.
Third BABYMETAL show of the US Tour, third sold out show, the first show at the Electric Factory, first time in Philadelphia as well (Show report). In the following post Pre-Show photos from fans, BABYMETAL Band Photos and Show photos from fans featuring BelleStar, Jartai, Kyle Tucker, Dame Sawa, Mankool Phildelphia and Electric Factory Check them below!
Second BABYMETAL show of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2016 in USA. This show was the #150 live performance of the group! The second Sold Out show of the US Tour (Show report here). In the following post Pre-Show Photos, Band Photos from BABYMETAL & Kami Band, Show Photos from several fans featuring Jartai & Eric Holma, and high quality photos by Nam Nguyen including Su-Metal doing funny faces to Moametal during Megitsune! Check below!
BABYMETAL played its first show of the US Tour at the PlayStation Theater, the sold out show featured the debut in USA of "KARATE", "META! Taro", "Yava!", "Awadama Fever" and the main song of the tour "THE ONE English Ver." (Show report here). Below Pre-Show photos, show photos and Band photos by: out member MissingReel, Jartai, BABYMETAL & Kami Band, and official photos by NY Daily News and Village Voice.
Photos of the first BABYMETAL show of the World Tour 2016, BABYMETAL opened the World Tour at Wembley Arena in London, England becoming in the first Japanese act to headline at Wembley Arena (Show report here). BABYMETAL played 3 new songs from their new album "Metal Resistance". Below fan photos of the pre-show and performance courtesy of: .Jartai, Brixelle, Papimetal and Ellen Roselmao and many more! Show photos courtesy of: Force FX, Adrian Twiddy, Inkybloaters, Noel Morgan, Robert Sullivan, Manga Girl, Malcolm Critchell, Tokyo Pop Line, and Taku Fujii.
BABYMETAL played at the NHK Broadcasting Center in Tokyo to held their first live show of the 2016. A secret show for THE ONE Members Project only. 300 fans selected by lottery attended to the NHK Special to be broadcasted on April 4 in Japan. Check photos below couresty of Natalie.mu