Babymetal Begins Short Tour Run this Weekend

(UPDATE 5/6/15) Japanese metal idol trio Babymetal will embark on a short run of dates through the U.S., Canada and Mexico beginning this weekend. Formerly opening for Lady Gaga on her ArtPOP Ball Tour, the band will play four dates through the end of the month, including stops at House of Blues Chicago and Rock on the Range in Ohio.

Babymetal will play its most expensive show on May 14 in Chicago. That show currently owns a secondary average of $221.96 and get-in price starts at $117. Among other stops the trio will make along its small tour stint is Circo Volador in Mexico City on May 9 and Danforth Music Hall in Toronto May 12.

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Babymetal Announce String Of 2015 North American Tour Dates

(2/13/15) The popular Japanese trio Babymetal is going on a world tour this spring. The band led by the three teenage girl vocalists Su-metal, Yuimetal, and Moametal along with their backing band combine j-pop, idol pop, and death metal to create this hybrid sound. The band put out their debut self-titled album last year to much success after garnering a following online. The trio tend to dress in matching gothic outfits and perform choreographed dance moves with each song. Babymetal in 2013 became the youngest band to ever perform the Loud Park Metal Festival in Japan where there shared the stage with metal bands Trivium and Behemoth. Babymetal most recently put out a live album Live at Budokan: Red Night last month. The world tour hits North America first and after playing a show in Mexico on May 9th will head to Canada with a show at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on May 12th. On the 14th Babymetal will play the House of Blues in Chicago, Illinois. Before the band heads to Europe they will make an appearance at the 2015 Rock on the Range Festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 16th. Other bands at Rock on the Range include In This Moment, Godsmack, Linkin Park, Slipknot, and Marilyn Manson.

Babymetal North American Tour Dates 2015

5/9  Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico

5/12 Danforth Music Hall - Toronto, Canada

5/14 House of Blues - Chicago, Illinois

5/16 Rock on the Range - Columbus, Ohio

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