BABYMETAL are set to support Metallica at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, Korea as part of their WORLDWIRED world tour in January 2017.
Currently being kept busy with the Red Hot Chili Peppers on their UK arena tour, it proves to be a crazy start to 2017 for BABYMETAL.
Speaking of the tour, Su-Metal says: “We’ve looked up to Metallica for so long and to be able to join them on their tour is a dream come true. It will be our first performance for 2017 so we are really looking for ward to receiving a lot of good energy from them to kick off the new year!”
Yuimetal has said of their recent support slots: “I am just so thrilled at the amazing recent news of being able to join such big bands like Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N’ Roses, and now Metallica!! I just can’t keep up! Metallica is such an important part of what BABYMETAL does. I feel that we were able to make it this far all thanks to Metallica-san! It’s still so unbelievable to be able to play with them and I’m incredibly happy! Very excited for 2017!”
Moametal has spoken of her excitement: “It is such an honor to be able to join the Metal Master Metallica on their tour! We’ve been blessed to be able to join many different artists up to this point and we are very excited to see what we can learn next from Metallica. I hope we are able to absorb as much as possible from our Metal Master! Looking forward to learning new and unimaginable things from them!!”
Having won a numerous amount of awards this year including a Kerrang! award for Best Live Band, it’s no doubt they have been scooped up by such big acts to take on tour.
They have also just released their Live At Wembley album, marking a very successful year for the band.
BABYMETAL are currently still on tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers, catch them at the following dates:
10th – Birmingham Genting Arena
11th – Birmingham Genting Arena
14th – Manchester Arena
15th – Manchester Arena
18th – London The O2