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10 Things You Need To Know about Babymetal

May 03 2016, 12:03 PM EDT

Editorial Intern

In this special episode of APTV's 10 Things You Didn't Know, Japanese metal band Babymetal share some secrets.

See BABYMETAL live at the 2016 APMAs!

As the name implies, Babymetal attempted to create their own genre, one that melded "cute" with metal. This became the inspiration for their album name Metal Resistance, too.

Lead singer Suzuka Nakamoto, or Su-metal, says the band follows the Fox God for their success. "The Fox God is the power that bestows us with revelations to help us with our activities as Babymetal," says Su-metal. The band also discuss defying genre boundaries to make a more united music community and world!

See what other facts Babymetal share in the video!

BABYMETAL kick off their 6-date North American run tomorrow in New York! You can find tickets on their website!
May 4 - New York, NY - Playstation Theatre
May 5 - Boston, MA - House Of Blues
May 7 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
May 10 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
May 11 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
May 13 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues

 

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Video/Editing: Nick Major

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