BABYMETAL Premiere “PA PA YA!!” Video

BABYMETAL have premiered a new video for “PA PA YA!!” featuring F.HERO. This track is from the band’s new album “Metal Galaxy,” which will be released on October 11. It’s worth noting that Riho Sayashi of the Japanese pop group Morning Musume also appears in the clip. Sayashi has been performing with BABYMETAL at their recent shows, but it is still unclear if she will serve as a permanent replacement for Yuimetal.

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Have BABYMETAL Revealed Their New Member?

It looks like BABYMETAL may have found a replacement for Yuimetal, who officially exited the group last year. During the band’s June 30 set at the Glastonbury Festival in the UK, Su-Metal and Moametal took the stage with Riho Sayashi of the Japanese pop group Morning Musume. According to Kerrang!, Sayashi also performed with the band at Yokohama Arena in Japan earlier this month. However, it is still unclear if she will become a permanent member. In other news, BABYMETAL also performed two new songs at the festival including their latest single “PA PA YA!!” and another unknown track. Both songs are expected to appear on their new album “Metal Galaxy,” which is set to be released on October 11.

BABYMETAL To Release New Album “Metal Galaxy” In October, Announce European/UK Tour

BABYMETAL have announced that their new album “Metal Galaxy” will be released on October 11. The track listing has yet to be revealed, but the effort is expected to include the group’s latest singles “Pa Pa Ya!!,” “Starlight,” “Distortion,” and “Elevator Girl.”

BABYMETAL commented:

“We’re excited to announce BABYMETAL’s third album, ‘Metal Galaxy’!! The album’s main theme is that BABYMETAL are on an odyssey to the Metal Galaxy and a different variety of songs are packed within the album. We are on an odyssey to the Metal Galaxy. Welcome to the world of BABYMETAL!!”

In other news, the band have also announced a European/UK tour:

02/03 Stockholm, SWE – Fryhuset
02/04 Oslo, NOR – Sentrum Scene
02/05 Copenhagen, DEN – Vega Main Hall
02/08 Hamburg, GER – Grosse Freiheit 36
02/09 Paris, FRA – Elysee Montmartre
02/11 Vienna, AUT – Gasometer
02/13 Cologne, GER – Carlswerk Victoria
02/14 Berlin, GER – Huxleys
02/16 Brussels, BEL – AB
02/17 Tilburg, NET – 013
02/19 Glasgow, UK – Barrowlands
02/20 Cardiff, UK – The Great Hall
02/22 Manchester, UK – O2 Apollo
02/23 London, UK – Eventim Apollo
02/26 Helsinki, FIN – House Of Culture
02/28 St. Petersburg, RUS – M1
03/01 Moscow, RUS – Adrenaline Stadium

BABYMETAL Release New Song “Elevator Girl”, Announce U.S. Tour With Avatar

BABYMETAL have released a new song titled “Elevator Girl.” This track will appear on the band’s new album, which is expected to be released later this year.

In other news, the group have also announced headlining U.S. tour. Avatar will serve as support on most dates:

Tour Dates:

09/04 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
09/06 Atlanta, GA – Coca Cola Roxy
09/08 Washington, DC – The Anthem
09/11 Boston, MA – House of Blues
09/13 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
09/15 New York, NY – Terminal 5
09/18 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
09/20 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
09/21 Saint Paul, MN – Myth Live Event Center
09/23 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
09/24 Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
09/27 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
09/28 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
09/30 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
10/01 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theater
10/04 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
10/11 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum *
10/13 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock ^
10/15 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater #
10/16 Seattle, WA – The Paramount Theatre #

* = no support
^ = festival date
# = no Avatar, support from The H

BABYMETAL To Release New Single “Elevator Girl” In May, Announce Los Angeles Arena Show

BABYMETAL have announced that they will be releasing a new single titled “Elevator Girl” on May 10. The track, which has previously been performed live, will appear on the band’s new album, which is expected to be released later this year. With this news, the group have also announced that they will be performing at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA on October 11.

BABYMETAL To Release New Album This Year, Announce Japanese Shows

BABYMETAL have confirmed that they are planning to release a new album later this year. With this news, the band have also announced some Japanese shows:

07/28-29 Yokohama, JAP – Yokohama Arena
07/06-07 Nagoya, JAP – Portmesse Nagoya