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BABYMETAL Unveils Mystery at First Show of Their First Ever Tour with Live Band


The first show of the metal dance group, BABYMETAL's, first-ever tour with a live band (who will be playing all songs), 'BABYMETAL DEATH MATCH TOUR 2013 –Gogatsu Kakumei-' took place at Osaka BIG CAT on May 10th, 2013. It was revealed that the theme for this tour is 'training', and that all shows for this tour will be different in some way from each other.

The first show of the tour took place at Osaka BIG CAT, where at the beginning of the concert, it was revealed through the story movie that this tour was 'training' for the band to reach new heights. The story behind the tour is that BABYMETAL will go through various types of training with the fans in order to meet the legendary, 'metal master' to learn the 'secrets to acquiring true metalhood'.

The first show of the tour kicked off with BABYMETAL's debut song, 'Do・Ki・Do・Ki☆Morning': the song that started everything. The fans at the hall cheered at the sight of the 3 members appear in the costume they wore at the time of their debut. Without any breaks, the group proceeded to play, 'Catch me if you can' and 'Iine'; Things were rapidly getting heated up at Osaka BIG CAT. After the story movie revealed that the theme of the show that day was, 'speed', the next song, 'Ijime, Dame, Zettai', started. Soon after, YUIMETAL and MOAMETAL began sprinting on stage to do the 'Wall of Death', to which the fans also responded by doing the same.

With no MC and no encore, BABYMETAL's 'god-descending' style live concert came to an end with no interruption in between. A preview for the next show was shown through the story movie: The next show at Tokyo Zepp DiverCity on May 17th, will feature a setlist entirely produced by vocalist, SU-METAL.

This will be the first time for BABYMETAL to do a setlist produced by a member, but we can already predict that, somewhere down the line, there will be a show devoted to YUIMETAL and MOAMETAL's setlists each. They would certainly be must-watch shows.

Photo by YOHEY WAKAMOTO

'BABYMETAL DEATH MATCH TOUR 2013 –Gogatsu Kakumei- BATTLE-2'
May 17th (Fri) Zepp DiverCity TOKYO

'BABYMETAL DEATH MATCH TOUR 2013 –Gogatsu Kakumei- BATTLE-3'
May 18th (Sat) Zepp DiverCity TOKYO

'BABYMETAL DEATH MATCH TOUR 2013 –Gogatsu Kakumei- FINAL BATTLE'
May 18th (Sat) Zepp DiverCity TOKYO

2nd single 'Megitsune'
June 19th release
[First press edition CD]
1. Megitsune
2. Ondedari Daisakusen

[Standard edition CD]
1. Megitsune
2. Akatsuki
3. Megitsune (Air Vocal Ver.)
4. Akatsuki (Air Vocal Ver.)

[Limited first press edition Ki version DVD]
Live Clip October 6th, 2012, 'I,D,Z ~LEGEND ‘I'' at Shibuya O-EAST
1. Overure? Do・Ki・Do・Ki☆Morning
2. Head Banger!!

[Limited first press edition Tsu version DVD]
Live Clip December 20th, 2012 'I,D,Z ~LEGEND ‘D' SU-METAL Seitansai' at AKASAKA BLITZ
1. BABYMETAL DEATH
2. Kimi to Anime ga Mitai? Answer for Animation With You

[Limited first press edition Ne version DVD]
Live Clip February 1st, 2013 'I, D,Z ~LEGEND ‘Z'' at Zepp Tokyo
1. Overture? Ijime, Dame, Zettai
2. Catch me if you can

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