International superstars Babymetal are heading back on the road this year for a brief tour that will see them travel across the U.S. and overseas. They'll play a total of eight shows in the U.S., which kicks off May 8 in Kansas City, Mo. They'll wrap up the trek with a performance at Rock on the Range on May 20 in Columbus, Ohio.
A few weeks later, they'll travel overseas for the European leg of the tour starting off with a performance at Germany's Rock Am Ring on June 1and ending with their set at UK's Download Festival on June 9. Check out all the tour dates below.
Back in January, it was revealed that Babymetal guitarist Mikio Fujioka died at 36 years old after accidentally falling from an observation deck while star gazing. The band paid tribute to the late guitarist with the following message on Twitter.
Babymetal's latest album, Metal Resistance, dropped in 2016.
Babymetal 2018 Dates:
May 08 - Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater
May 10 - Austin, TX - The Moody Theater
May 11- Dallas, TX - The House of Blues
May 13 - Houston, TX - Retention Music Center
May 15 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
May 17 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
May 18 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works
May 20 - Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range
June 01 - Nurburg, Germany - Rock Am Ring
June 02 - Nuremberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
June 04 - Innsbruck, Austria - Music Hall
June 05 - Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli Vredenburg
June 09 - Donington, UK - Download Festival
The “Little” Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL ‘s #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES. We hope that he is now with his GUITAR MASTER A.Holdsworth and enjoying an epic guitar session with him.— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) January 9, 2018
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