BABYMETAL have announced an upcoming single and the band’s first-ever U.S. arena headlining show.
The new single, “Elevator Girl,” will be out May 10. The group have performed the song in the past, but it’s never had an official release.
You can check out a clip of them doing the track live below.
As previously mentioned, they’re also headed to the U.S. They’ll be performing at the Forum in Los Angeles Oct. 11.
First ever US arena headline show is confirmed!
BABYMETAL “LIVE AT THE FORUM”
Oct 11th, 2019 : The Forum（LA）
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) April 22, 2019
The group currently comprises Su-metal and Moametal.
The metal group made the album announcement via social media for “Fox Day” or April 1. BABYMETAL have previously made announcements on the date, which has been largely discussed on Reddit.
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) April 1, 2019
The new album will be the follow-up to the groups last album, Metal Resistance, from 2016.
Along with the album announcement, which didn’t specify a date, they announced a set of tour dates in Japan. The events will each take place over two nights, called “The Sun Also Rises” and “Beyond The Moon.”
You can check out BABYMETAL’s upcoming tour dates below.
06/28 — Yokohama, JP @ Yokohama Arena (The Sun Also Rises)
06/29 — Yokohama, JP @ Yokohama Arena (Beyond The Moon)
07/06 — Nagoya, JP @ Portmese Nagoya (The Sun Also Rises)
07/07 — Nagoya, JP @ Portmese Nagoya (Beyond The Moon)
08/16 — Osaka, JP @ Summer Sonic 2019
08/17 — Tokyo, JP @ Summer Sonic 2019
10/11 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
Last October, the group dropped their latest track “Starlight,” which you can listen to below.
Also last October, they dropped their graphic novel, Apocrypha: The Legend Of BABYMETAL.
As previously reported, the graphic novel explores the mythology of BABYMETAL by telling the story of the Fox God, an entity highlighted in the band’s music and performances. He takes the three protagonists on a journey in space and time, from prehistoric Kyoto to contemporary New York City, to defeat forces of darkness and division.
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