Japanese heavy metal/teen-pop hybrid group BABYMETAL will release their sophomore album April 1 via RAL/Sony Music Entertainment.

 The album is available for pre-order here

News of the new album was revealed in front of BABYMETAL's hometown fans over the weekend during their two headlining shows at Japan's Yokohama Arena.

The group also revealed their initial U.S. tour dates for their BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2016. 

Tickets go on sale Dec. 18, and dates can be seen below:

May 4 – Playstation Theater – New York, NY
May 7 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA

May 8 – Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion (Festival) – Concord, NC (tickets on sale now)
May 10 – The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
May 11 – The Fillmore – Detroit, MI
May 13 – House of Blues – Chicago, IL
May 14 – Northern Invasion (Festival) – Somerset, WI