Tag Archive: Babymetal

Babymetal at Summer Sonic 2013

BabymetalBabymetal will perform at Summer Sonic 2013.

The concerts will be held on August 10-11 in Tokyo (Chiba) and Osaka.

Summer Sonic 2013 is a rock festival which will be held simultenaously in both cities.

Many famous Japanese and foreign artists such as Muse, Metallica, Linkin Park, The Smashing Pumpkins, Fall Out Boy, One Ok Rock, Man with a Mission… will participate in the event.


Sakura Gakuin The Road to Graduation Final

Sakura Gakuin The Road to Graduation Final ~Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo Sotsugyou~Sakura Gakuin will release their live DVD The Road to Graduation Final ~Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo Sotsugyou~ (~さくら学院 2012年度 卒業~) on July 3.

The DVD includes 17 songs performed by Sakura Gakuin and its sub-units including Babymetal.

The concert took place on March 31 at Tokyo International Forum.

The graduation ceremony of Nakamoto Suzuka and Sugimoto Mariri was held during this event. The former leader also performed a solo song.


Babymetal – Megitsune

Babymetal - MegitsuneBabymetal’s new single Megitsune (メギツネ) will be released on June 19.

The 3 limited editions come with a bonus DVD featuring live performances from Babymetal Live I D Z ~Legend.

The title track is a song mixing traditional Japanese instruments and a heavy metal sound.

On each cover, Babymetal members are wearing a fox mask. It refers to the title of the single, Mitsune, which means “female fox” in Japanese.


Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo ~My Generation~

Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo ~My Generation~Sakura Gakuin’s 3rd album Sakura Gakuin 2012 Nendo ~My Generation~ (さくら学院 2012年度 〜My Generation〜) will be released on March 13.

The album includes 12 songs from Sakura Gakuin and its sub-units Babymetal, Mini-Patissier, Sleepiece, Pastel Wind, and Sakura Gakuin Kagaku Kyumei Kiko Logica?.

The is the last album for Nakamoto Suzuka before she graduates from the group.

Sakura Gakuin’s 5th single My Graduation Toss will be released on February 27.

The idol group will hold The Road to Graduation from February 16 to March 31.


Babymetal – Ijime, Dame, Zettai

Babymetal - Ijime, Dame, ZettaiBabymetal’s new single Ijime, Dame, Zettai (イジメ、ダメ、ゼッタイ) will be released on January 9.

B-side track is different depending on the edition.

The limited editions include a bonus DVD featuring either music video or video from live.


Babymetal at Anime Festival Asia 2012

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) 2012Babymetal will participate in Anime Festival Asia (AFA) 2012 in Singapore between November 9-11.

Anime Festival Asia is one of the biggest festivals about japanese animation and popular culture in South East Asia.

Babymetal will hold their first overseas performance at this event.