BABYMETAL’s New Album Is “A New Evolution Of Kawaii Metal”
On October 11, BABYMETAL will release their third full-length album METAL GALAXY. As the follow-up to 2016’s METAL RESISTANCE, all eyes are on the Japanese superstars to see what they come up with next. There has been no confirmed tracklisting, although we do know new track PA PA YA!! will feature on the record. The band have also been playing an as-yet-unnamed new track in their recent shows in London and at Glastonbury festival.
“It’s always fun to play new material,” vocalist Moametal tells Kerrang!. “PA PA YA!! is a song where both us and the audience get to shout, dance, and wave our flags around – it’s just overall a very fun song.
“I’m looking forward to performing it a lot more, so please make sure to learn it before you come to see us again. On the recorded version on our next album, it is done in collaboration with a Thai rapper [F. Hero].
“The album is going to be a new evolution of kawaii metal – it involves a mixture of different types of music. We’re really looking forward to releasing it!”
Speaking about BABYMETAL’s debut performance at Glastonbury festival, Moametal says she knew in advance just how big and “special” the festival is.
“Su-Metal (vocalist) and I were discussing in the past how cool it would be to perform there one day. When we were there, I could see how many people were at the festival, and I was just amazed at how magical the experience was. I am so honoured to have been invited to go and play at the festival.”
Following the release of METAL GALAXY on October 11, BABYMETAL will embark on their first-ever full UK tour. Get your tickets now.
BABYMETAL UK tour 2020
19 Glasgow Barrowland
20 Cardiff Great Hall
22 Manchester O2 Apollo
23 London Eventim Apollo Hammersmith
Read this next:
Kawaii-metal overladies BABYMETAL celebrate a decade of defying expectations with epic double live album.
As Foo Fighters began to settle into their role as one of the world’s biggest bands, their sixth album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace propelled them to even greater heights…