Japanese wunderkinds Babymetal have been announced as direct support for Red Hot Chili Peppers' first tour in the UK in five years.

Check out dates below, and grab general sale tickets on Friday, September 2 at 10:00 a.m. here or here.

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Babymetal's sophomore album, Metal Resistance, released in April via Sony/RAL.


Monday 5 December                 London The O2
Tuesday 6 December                 London The O2
Thursday 8 December               Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Saturday 10 December             Birmingham Genting Arena
Sunday 11 December                Birmingham Genting Arena
Wednesday 14 December          Manchester Arena
Thursday 15 December             Manchester Arena 

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