BABYMETAL11. November 2016

Metal dance phenomenon BABYMETAL have announced the release of a new 13 track live album on December 9th via earMUSIC/Edel. With a carefully selected tracklisting, the CD captures the spectacular performance recorded at BABYMETAL’s first ever UK Arena show, “BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2016 kicks off at THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY”, which took place in London on April 2nd. The show saw BABYMETAL become the first Japanese artist in history to perform a headline show at THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY. This headline show garnered an attendance of 12,000 people, where BABYMETAL also broke the merchandise sales record of the venue, creating history once again. A digital version will be released December 30th.

BABYMETAL’s second album “METAL RESISTANCE” was released simultaneously worldwide on April 1, 2016 and ranked in at No.15 on the UK Official Album Chart, which is the highest rank acquired by a Japanese artist to date. The album also charted at No.39 on the US Billboard chart making BABYMETAL the first Japanese artist in 53 years to have made the charts and second in the history of Japanese artists.  
READ: The Guardian’s Five Star Review of Wembley:

The full tracklist is as follows:

2. Awadama Fever
3. YAVA!
4. GJ!
5. Doki Doki ☆ Morning
6. Meta Taro
7. Amore
8. Megitsune
10. Ijime, Dame, Zettai
11. Gimme Chocolate!!
12. THE ONE – English ver. – 
13. Road of Resistance
(13 tracks Included / 1:17:26 )

The release coincides with their UK tour as special guests to RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS. Catch them at the following shows:

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    
Sunday 18 December    London The O2