BABYMETAL Interviews Year 2016


BABYMETAL on support Metallica: "It is such an honor to be able to join the Metal Master"

After the announcements and confirmations of BABYMETAL supporting Metallica in Seoul, South Korea many media sites started to cover the information, including Rock Sins who has the chance to publish words from Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal with reactions after the big announcement. Read what the girls said about playing with Metallica in January 2017! 

 

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Su-Metal "The Conquerer" + Metal Resistance in The 50 Best Albums of 2016, Metal Hammer new issue!

BABYMETAL was once again featured on Metal Hammer Magazine. In the issue 291 they published a new interview with Suzuka Nakamoto called "The Conquerer" where she speaks about Tokyo Dome, Rob Halford and the US Tour. In addition "Metal Resistance" is #30 in The 50 Best Albums of 2016 of Metal Hammer! Find the details below. 

 

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Su-Metal wants to show how wonderful Japan is on Guns N' Roses Japan Tour 2017

BABYMETAL will be playing 4 dates supporting Guns N' Roses Japan Tour in January 2017. Loudwire had the chance to ask Suzuka Nakamoto her impressions after the official announcement, she stated that she's happy to perform with them, read more below. 

 

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BABYMETAL "Unmasked", front page, feature & interview on Kerrang! Magazine

BABYMETAL got their chance to appear in the front page of Kerrang! Magazine from United Kingdom. Their first big feature in this magazine includes a long article and interview with Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal along with Kobametal talking about Tokyo Dome, Wembley Arena, the influence of the FOX GOD prophecies, performing with Rob Halford and the future of the group. Check the full content and a summary of the article which includes the full interview, please notice. 

 

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BABYMETAL "Want to create a world that is overflowing with love", interview on Metal Hammer

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Metal Hammer to talk about their 2016. The high points and low points, meeting artists, the animated series, Tokyo Dome, and their ambitions for 2017. Read the interview below!

 

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BABYMETAL on NME talk RHCP UK Tour expectations, no clue about touring in 2017

BABYMETAL was interviewed by NME from United Kingdom to promote their upcoming performance as support artist in the Red Hot Chili Peppers UK Tour in December. The girls talk about their expectations of playing with them, touring in 2017, and influence from Muse and Linkin Park, what other music they enjoy listening. Read more below.

 

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BABYMETAL messages to Metallica on "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct" album release!

BABYMETAL published messages to Metallica to congratulate the "Metal Master" on releasing their new album "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct". Metallica released a new album after 8 years, Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal share their impressions about Metallica and the new album on Universal Music Japan's website. Read the messages translated below. 

 

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Dana Distortion talk BABYMETAL on HTBARP Magazine: "I love working with them!"

BABYMETAL World Tour Photographer Dana Distortion was interviewed on HTBARP Magazine (How To Become A Rockstar Photographer", she was asked about BABYMETAL and how she joined the project. She talks about shooting BABYMETAL at Nippon Budokan when all started, read below. 

 

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Pierre Nakano on CINRA: Talk love for BABYMETAL, praises Su-Metal

Popular drummer Pierre Nakano was interviewed on CINRA to talk about the Idol Theory and his favorite Idol groups. Among them, he shares his love and dedication for BABYMETAL even from the very beginnings of Suzuka Nakamoto on Karen Girl's! Read a summary translated below. 

 

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Graduate Ayaka Miyoshi shares undisclosed episode about Yui & Moa on Sakura Gakuin

Ayaka Miyoshi in order to promote her recently released photobook called "Watashi" is doing a series of interviews with media. She held a talk at the Tokyo Keizai University during the "Hollyshock Festival". Amuse Mobile released a report of her talk, in the following post a summary with the only question related with Sakura Gakuin and BABYMETAL. Read below. 

 

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NEO Oyaide introduce BABYMETAL Kami Band Gear for Tokyo Dome "Red Night"

NEO Oyaide Electronics wrote a report from BABYMETAL's rehearsals at Tokyo Dome before the big shows to close the World Tour 2016. The report before "Legend Metal Resistance, Red Night" includes details of Kami Band members gear featuring Takayoshi Ohmura, Mikio Fujioka and BOH, read the article translated with awesome photos below.

 

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Airi Suzuki from C-ute on Tower Revo about Su-Metal: "Power comes from her eyes"

Airi Suzuki from C-ute is asked about BABYMETAL, Su-Metal and the performances at Tokyo Dome in September. She praised Su-Metal and BABYMETAL performances doing the Kitsune sign on Tower Revo interview with Tower Records President Ikuo Minewaki. Summary translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL featured on The List issue 741, "Don't call me baby"

BABYMETAL was featured once again on The List Magazine from Scotland, this time in their magazine issue 741. Similar content to the one published in October in their Website. The girls are interviewed to talk about their upcoming tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers. Check the content of the issue and interview below. 

 

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Kobametal on Music Complex, "BABYMETAL have reinforced their power by overcoming many obstacles"

BABYMETAL's producer Kobametal was interviewed in the new issue of PIA Music Complex Magazine Vol.07 to talk about the recent BABYMETAL performances and World Tour 2016 Final shows at Tokyo Dome. He also explains how much BABYMETAL improved, UK Tour with RHCP and the Animated Series. Interview translated below. 

 

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Yuimetal on Music Complex talk, Tokyo Dome impressions, Black BABYMETAL songs, Su & Moa, Rob Halford

Also Yui Mizuno as Yuimetal was interviewed on Music Complex Magazine Vol.07, she shared her thoughts about the preparations and impressions after the Tokyo Dome shows in September, the World Tour 2016 experience, their growth, playing Black BABYMETAL songs and the next steps for them. Interview translated below. 

 

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Su-Metal on Music Complex talk Tokyo Dome impressions, solo songs, Festivals in Japan, YuiMoa & next goals

Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-Metal" was interviewed on PIA Music Complex Magazine Vol.07. She is asked about the Tokyo Dome performances, her solo songs, playing Tales Of The Destinies, the best show of the World Tour 2016, festival performances in Japan, and the next goals. She also speaks about Yuimetal & Moametal! Diary translated in the following post. 

 

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Moametal on Music Complex talk, Tokyo Dome impressions, Festivals food, Su & Yui, BABYMETAL's future

Another part of the Music Complex Magazine coverage on BABYMETAL is their interview with Moa Kikuchi, as Moametal she speaks about Tokyo Dome, the previous moments and nervousness and her impressions after the show. Performing "Onedari Daisakusen", Food at Festivals, Suzuka & Yui and more! Interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Teen Vogue: "There will always be people who will criticize you"

BABYMETAL at Tokyo Dome performances are featured on Teen Vogue including brief interview  comments by Su-Metal & Moametal. The article describes BABYMETAL's concept, reviews the Tokyo Dome shows including a last paragraph with comments from Suzuka and Moa about critics. Read more below. 

 

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Su-Metal answers personal questions on VICE Magazine!

Suzuka Nakamoto was interviewed by VICE Magazine to answer personal questions. As Su-Metal she speaks about her non-music-related talents, favorite quotes, her hero, best advice, and much more! Read the interview below! 

 

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BABYMETAL talk scary moments, horror movies, phobias & Halloween on Kerrang!

BABYMETAL was interviewed in the new issue of Kerrang Magazine in their special section about Halloween! Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal speak about scary moments, horror movies, phobias, and how scary is the FOX GOD! Check the scans and full interview transcribed below. 

 

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X Japan's Yoshiki on TBS News i "I think BABYMETAL is doing very well"

X Japan's leader Yoshiki was interviewed by TBS News i to talk about the X Japan's movie "We Are X", Yoshiki was asked about BABYMETAL and their actual popularity of the Japanese culture around the world. Watch the segment of the interview with English subtitles below. 

 

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Newswire interviews BABYMETAL's friend Frederic Leclercq from Dragonforce!

We had the chance to talk with DragonForce's bassist, Sinsaenum's leader, fan and also great friend of BABYMETAL, Newswire interviewed Frederic Leclercq! In order to celebrate our 2nd Anniversary online we are happy to share this great interview with all of you. We hope you like it! 日本語のインタビューは、こちらをお読みください。

 

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Newswireが、BABYMETALの友人、DRAGONFORCEのFrederic Leclerqをインタビュー

俺たちは、DRAGONFORCEのベーシストでSINSAENUMのリーダーであり、BABYMETALのファンで素晴らしい友人と話すチャンスがあり、ニュースワイヤーは、フレデリク・ルクレールをインタビューした! オンライン2周年を記念して、俺たちはこの素晴らしいインタビューをみんなと共有したい。気に入ってくれることを期待している!Interview in ENGLISH, read here.

 

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BABYMETAL about their plans for a very special World Tour on Kerrang! Magazine

BABYMETAL was interviewed in the new issue of Kerrang! Magazine to talk about their plans for their upcoming World Tour and also speak about their UK Tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers in December. Kobametal gives some hints about their next world tour? Read more below! 

 

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BABYMETAL on The List: Looking forward to learn a lot from RHCP in the UK Tour

BABYMETAL was interviewed by The List from Scotland in order to promote the UK Tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers to take place in December. The girls talk about the FOX GOD, their concept and the upcoming Tour with RHCP.  Yuimetal says that they are looking forward to learn from them too. Interview below. 

 

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Kobametal talk BABYMETAL at Tokyo Dome on Kerrang Magazine, "I'm very proud"

BABYMETAL's master mind Kobametal was interviewed on Kerrang to talk about the biggest BABYMETAL shows to date at Tokyo Dome on September 19 and September 20. He explains why was called "Tour Finale" and what means for him playing twice at Tokyo Dome. Read below. 

 

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Kerrang's Tokyo Dome live review & interview with BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL was featured in the new issue of Kerrang! Magazine from United Kingdom with 4 pages about their performances at Tokyo Dome 2 Days. The feature includes reviews of "Red Night" and "Black Night" along with an interview with Su-Metal, Yuimetal, Moametal and Kobametal. Read a summary of the full content transcripted and scans of the great feature below! 

 

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BABYMETAL impressions about Tokyo Dome performances on Nikkan Sports newspaper

BABYMETAL was featured on Nikkan Sports Shimbun (Newspaper) in the issue September 21 about their performances at Tokyo Dome with comments about the performance and impressions from Su-Metal and Yuimetal about Tokyo Dome shows and the upcoming UK Tour with Red Hot Chili Peppers, check the release and translation below. 

 

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Corey Taylor talk seeing and meeting BABYMETAL with his son at Chicago Open Air

Hayashi International Promotion Presents interviewed Shawn Crahan and Corey Taylor from Slipknot to promote the upcoming Knotfest Shows in Japan in November. Corey Taylor mentioned when he attended to BABYMETAL's show at Chicago Open Air in July. Watch below. 

 

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Perfume interviewed on Fuse: "We are happy for BABYMETAL"

J-Pop stars and "big sisters" of BABYMETAL just finished their US Tour. Perfume was interviewed by Fuse TV to talk about their successful "Cosmic Explorer Tour", J-Pop and also about BABYMETAL. Read what the girls said about their little girls on Fuse! 

 

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Scott & Rivers talk BABYMETAL on Billboard & Real Sound: "Interesting and scary!"

The J-Pop and J-Rock group from Japan "Scott & Rivers" featuring Rivers Cuomo from Weezer and Scott Murphy from Allister were interviewed by Billboard Japan and Real Sound Japan to promote the new group. In both interviews they mentioned BABYMETAL, specially Rivers who wants to collaborate with them. Read a summary translated below. 

 

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AFP News: BABYMETAL change the world with challenging Kawaii Metal

BABYMETAL was featured on AFP News with a special coverage and interview with Kobametal, Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal from their show at Zepp Tokyo for "The White Mass" performance. Interesting article and interview about their past, present and the future. Article translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL about memorable tour moments on The Grammys

A new segment of the interview with BABYMETAL had been released today by The Grammys. In this part, Moametal explains one of the memorable tour moments for BABYMETAL this year. The US Tour in May and July. Watch the segment of the interview below. 

 

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Su-Metal talk BABYMETAL's 30th Birthday in the celebration of 30 years of Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer Magazine from United Kingdom is celebrating the 30th Anniversary. As part of the celebrations they are releasing interviews with bands you love. In this segment they stopped to talk with Su-Metal to represent BABYMETAL. Suzuka talks about Metal Music, Sonisphere, Wembley, her ultimate aim and BABYMETAL celebrating 30 years! Interview below.

 

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Su-Metal on UK & AIM Awards: "The UK for us has always felt like our second home"

Su-Metal was interviewed by British media to share her thoughts about winning the AIM Independent Music Awards 2016 for "Best Live Act" and performing in United Kingdom. Many media sites like Rock Sound published the message from Suzuka. Read what she said about winning the award on September 6. 

 

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RHCP's Flea on BABYMETAL: "They’re banging, the band is really great, they’re awesome"

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was interviewed by Radio X FM from United Kingdom to talk about their upcoming UK Tour with BABYMETAL in December. He praised BABYMETAL's style and why they decided to invite the band, read an excerpt of the interview below. 

 

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Marty Friedman on BABYMETAL singing in Japanese on Tokyo Newspaper

BABYMETAL has been mentioned by Marty Friedman once again in an interview. This time Marty was interviewed by Tokyo Shimbun (Tokyo Newspaper) to talk about J-Pop. He praised the Japanese lyrics and mentioned how BABYMETAL fans are learning Japanese thanks to the inspiration of the lyrics. Read an excerpt of the interview below. 

 

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Suzuka's sister Himeka interview on Street Jack: "Nakamoto 3 sisters story"

Suzuka Nakamoto's sister Himeka Nakamoto member of Nogizaka46 was interviewed by Street Jack Magazine in the "Hello Me" section to talk about her family in an interview called "Nakamoto 3 sisters story" featuring beautiful photo montage of her as baby with herself nowadays. Beautiful feature for Nakamoto's family. Interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk Wembley, Fuji Rock, Tokyo Dome and music travels

BABYMETAL was interviewed in the latest issue of Music Complex Magazine to talk about their past experience at Wembley Arena, their show debut at Fuji Rock Festival and the reception from the audience, the upcoming shows at Tokyo Dome and more! Read the interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL & Rob Halford interviewed on Alternative Press, "Dream come true"

Rob Halford and BABYMETAL interviewed by Alternative Press, the girls and Rob stopped at the PRS Backstage Lounge to share their impressions about their performance and talk about the process of making the live collaboration. Watch the interview below. 

 

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Herman Li on collaborating with BABYMETAL: "BABYMETAL experience was great"

The National Student had the chance to talk with DragonForce lead guitarist Herman Li. Herman was asked about the collaborations and artists Dragonforce worked with, BABYMETAL was mentioned in a couple of paragraphs, check what Herman Li has to say. 

 

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BABYMETAL speaks with The Grammys on performing with Rob Halford

The Grammys published their interview with BABYMETAL at the backstage of the Alternative Press Music Awards on July 18 in Columbus, Ohio where BABYMETAL was nominated for "Best International Band" and also performed with Rob Halford of Judas Priest. Watch the brief interview below. 

 

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Herman Li on BABYMETAL: " I loved the song we did with them"

DragonForce guitarist Herman Li who collaborated with BABYMETAL along with Sam Totman for "Road Of Resistance" was interviewed by Distored Sound Magazine. He was asked about the collaboration with BABYMETAL, read what Herman said about "ROR". 

 

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Yuyoyuppe on working with BABYMETAL & his album KAWA-EDM, "BABYMETAL chan is special"

Yuyoyuppe who released recently his debut album as DJ Tekina / Something called "KAWA-EDM" was interviewed by Natalie.mu to talk about his album, activities and BABYMETAL. In the following post an excerpt of the questions and comments about BABYMETAL his remix of "Head Bangya" and the 36 demos of "Megitsune". Read the translation below. 

 

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Marty Friedman on collaborate with BABYMETAL: "I would not be surprised at all"

BABYMETAL's biggest supporter, and the first from Metal scene, Marty Friedman was interviewed on Billboard to promote the premiere of his new Single "Meathook" in collaboration with Jorgen Munkeby. Friedman was asked about collaborations and BABYMETAL came on topic, read what Marty said below. 

 

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"BABYMETAL Historia", Exclusive interview in London, England

BABYMETAL was interviewed by WOWOW in London, England a day before their biggest show outside Japan ever, at the Wembley Arena in London. The girls talk about their history, past events and performances in United Kingdom before their show at Wembley. Watch the full interview with English Subtitles below! 

 

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BABYMETAL at The Wiltern + Interview with Su-Metal featured on Kerrang Magazine

Kerrang Magazine's new issue released today features BABYMETAL in their Live Reviews segment. Kerrang reviews BABYMETAL at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on July 15 (Show report) plus a 3 questions interview with Su-Metal about the World Tour 2016, the experience in Los Angeles and Download Festival. Check the scans and transcription below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk fanbase, nervous for Tokyo Dome, NXT Takeover on Huffington Post

BABYMETAL was interviewed at Chicago Open Air by Kelly Frazier of Huffington Post to talk about their fanbase and being a role moder for younger fans, thier nervousness for Tokyo Dome's performances, "KARATE" as WWE NXT Takeover them song and more. Read the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk nervousness, Rob Halford and playing guitar on Alt. Press JP

Alternative Press Japan caught BABYMETAL after their performance with Rob Halford at the AP Music Awards 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. The girls shared more impressions about their performance with Metal God, nervousness, enjoyment, but also great memories and Moa excited to play guitar! Read the article and comments translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk impressions of performing with Rob Halford, MTV Japan

BABYMETAL was interviewed by MTV Japan to talk about their performance with Rob Halford of Judas Priest at the Alternative Press Music Awards held in Ohio, United States on July 18. The girls emphasized that was like a dream. Read the article below! 

 

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Su-Metal & Rob Halford speak about the performance together at APMAS on Rolling Stone

BABYMETAL vocalist Suzuka Nakamoto "Su-Metal" and Judas Priest's leader Rob Halford stopped to talk with Rolling Stone to share their impressions about the performance together at the Alternative Press Awards 2016 in Columbus, United States. Read what they have to say about the experience below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk World Tour adventures, Yui miss cherry blossom season

BABYMETAL interviewed on I-D to talk about their World Tour adventures, Yui miss cherry blossoms season, advices from Lady Gaga and headlining Wembley Arena in London, England. Interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL featured & interview on The Japan Times print edition July 18 issue

BABYMETAL was featured and interviewed on The Japan Times to promote their performance at Fuji Rock Festival on July 24 (Sunday). the feature includes a small appearance in the first page of the newspaper an a page including an interview with Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal, check more details below. 

 

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BABYMETAL interviewed at APMAS Red Carpet by Ash Costello

BABYMETAL was interviewed at Alternative Press Music Awards Red Carpet in the official broadcast via Amazon by BABYMETAL's friend Ash Costello of the band New Years Day and Keith Buckley. Very short and sweet interview. Watch below. 

 

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Hard rock life: The Japan Times article & interview with BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL was featured on The Japan Times with an article dedicated to their upcoming performance at Fuji Rock Festival on July 24. Also Japan Times quotes some lines of their interview with BABYMETAL about Fuji Rock, and World Tour experiences. Read the article below! 

 

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BABYMETAL featured on Vice talk FOX GOD, Su-Metal sings acapella!

BABYMETAL was featured on Vice in their series of programs "Noisey And Friends". The girls were interviewed to talk about their beginnings, who is the FOX GOD and their dresses. The interview published is the main part of the interview released only for USA via Go99 App. Read more below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk US Tour, The Late Show, Metal scene, feminine perspective

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Entertainmente Weekly before the start of the second part of the World Tour 2016 in United States' West Coast. The girls talk about the experience at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and how the exposure helped to sold out tickets in USA, Metal scene support, the feminine perspective of their music and more! Read more below. 

 

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Su-Metal talk Japanese culture influence abroad on Alt. Press Magazine

BABYMETAL was featured and Su-Metal interviewed in the August issue of Alternative Press Magazine to commemorate the Alternative Press Music Awards 2016 to take place in United States on July 18. BABYMETAL is nominated as "Best International Band", Su-Metal speaks about the influence of Japanese culture, read below. 

 

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Loudness talk BABYMETAL: "They're cute, and the production is just amazing"

Very popular Japanese Metal band Loudness was interviewe on Natalie to promote their just released new album "Samsara Flight", a commemorative album to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the band. In the page 3 of the interview there were asked about BABYMETAL, read what they said translated below. 

 

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Yuya Maeta interviewed in Accordo "Between Marty Friedman & BABYMETAL"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Drums Yuya Maeta was interviewed by Accordo from Italy to talk about his current activities including his role as God Of Drums in BABYMETAL as backup of Hideki Aoyama. He talks about the process of their rehearsals, learning the songs and playing with BABYMETAL. Interesting interview translated below. 

 

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Mikio Fujioka interviewed on Barks talk Kami Band abroad and Kari Band activities!

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka was interviewed by Barks Japan to talk about his experience abroad playing as Kami Band member and also about the project called Kari Band with BOH and Yuya Maeta. Read the full interview translated below! 

 

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Herman Li on Metal Wani: "BABYMETAL unite people that don't listen Rock and Metal into Metal"

Herman Li from Dragonforce who collaborated with BABYMETAL on "Road Of Resistance", opening track of "Metal Resistance" was interviewed on Metal Wani to promote their upcoming Tour Dates and the recently released "Best Of" album "Killer Elite". He once again talked about BABYMETAL, read a summary and listen the full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on "Kawaii" meaning, Kami Band, "Metal Resistance" on Revolt TV

Revolt TV finally released its interview with BABYMETAL before the start of the World Tour in United States weeks ago! In this very interesting interview the girls explain what is the meaning of "Kawaii" on BABYMETAL but also in Japan, watch the full interview below. 

 

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Su-Metal on Big Issue North: "The Japanese language is very important to us"

BABYMETAL was featured in the new issue of Big Issue North from United Kingdom with an article from the Download Festival in Donington Park. Su-Metal was interviewed at the backstage, she talked about the experience at Download 2016, Rob Zombie's support, the upcoming performance with Rob Halford, THE ONE, and singing in Japanese. Very interesting article and interview transcripted below. 

 

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Bury Tomorrow about BABYMETAL: "That's the BABYMETAL FOX mate, I'm ready to go"

Another band shares their support to BABYMETAL, the five piece British melodic metalcore band Bury Tomorrow interviewed at Download Festival, bassist Davyd Winter-Bates confirms that he loves BABYMETAL, watch the segment of the interview below! 

 

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BABYMETAL talk their concept & Tokyo Dome on starRo in Tokyo

BABYMETAL was featured on Apple Music's Beats 1 program staRo in Tokyo including a brief interview with Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal to introduce the concept of the group and promote their show at Tokyo Dome in September, listen the segment below. 

 

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Korn's Ray Luzier talk BABYMETAL "I get it, they are awesome"

Ray Luzier from Korns joins the long list of Rock and Metal artists supporting BABYMETAL. Ray Luzier in interview at Download Festival shared his experience watching BABYMETAL, watch the segment of the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk the FOX Sign at Download  Festival 2016

BABYMETAL was interviewed by SKY Arts from United Kingdom before the broadcast of their song KARATE live at Download Festival, the girls talk about their previous performance at Download, playing this year and the FOX Sign, watch the performance and interview below! 

 

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BABYMETAL documentary + interview on KIKA Live from Germany

BABYMETAL was featured in German TV when the band visited Germany on June 7 and June 8. KIKA TV attended to BABYMETAL's World Tour 2016 show at LongHorn in Stuttgart on June 8 (Show report). KIKA TV made a documentary about BABYMETAL and interviewed BABYMETAL at the backstage of LongHorn, watch below.

 

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Star Radio Rock interviews BABYMETAL at Kerrang Awards 2016

Star Radio Rock Show from United Kingdom caught up BABYMETAL girls at the black carpet of the Kerrang Awards 2016 after winning their new award "Best Live Band". The girls talk about Wembley Arena and Rob Halford. Listen the full audio below! 

 

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BABYMETAL talk Fuji Rock on Fuji Rock 20th Anniversary Special

BABYMETAL recorded a video message for Fuji TV to talk about their upcoming performance at Fuji Rock Festival on July 24 after the end of the second part of the US Tour. The girls share their impressions about the Festival. Watch the video with English Subtitles. 

 

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BABYMETAL about "No Rain, No Rainbow", meaning of lyrics, Kami Band on Mondo Sonoro

BABYMETAL interviewed on Mondo Sonoro from Barcelona, Spain. The Spanish site did an exclusive Email interview with BABYMETAL to talk about the FOX GOD, the new album "Metal Resistance", "No Rain, No Rainbow" from the new album. their connection with Kami Band members, favorite bands, support from artists and more! Read the full interview translated below. 

 

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Su-Metal interviewed at Download: "Glad that there were so many people enjoying our set"

BABYMETAL met Express Online at the backstage of Download Festival in United Kingdom on June 10, after the show Su-Metal interviewed on Express Online to talk about their show at Download Festival, her love for Metal music and many more. Read the interview below.

 

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Sydney Morning Herald article + interview "BABYMETAL: Metal Petals"

BABYMETAL was once again featured on mainstream media in Australia, this time on Sydney Morning Herald in the segment "Good Weekend" with an article called "Metal Petals" featuring an interview with Su-Metal, check the article and interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL interview at Kerrang Awards 2016 Black Carpet

BABYMETAL appeared at the Kerrang Awards 2016 in London to receive the "Best Live Band" Award (Report here). After, the girls went to the Black Carpet to held interviewes and photo sessions with UK Media. Bang Showbiz published part of their interview at the Black Carpet, watch below! 

 

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Marty Friedman talk BABYMETAL on Nippon: "Nothing happened by luck"

BABYMETAL's first and biggest supporter from the Metal scene, Marty Friedman was interviewed on Nippon to talk about Japanese music, explain the BABYMETAL project, their music, the support from Heavy Metal artists, the hate from Metal Elitists, singing in English, and the future of the group. Very interesting interview, read the most important parts below. 

 

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Su-Metal talk UK, Wembley Arena, Download Festival & Super Mario Maker on Kerrang

Suzuka Nakamoto was interviewed on Kerrang! Magazine new issue to talk about their official debut at Download Festival this weekend, their experience at Wembley Arena, and the appearance on WII U Video Game Super Mario Maker, read the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL about Downlaod Festival, Rammstein, playing with Rob Halford and US Tour

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Metal Hammer just 3 days away of their official debut at Download Festival in United Kingdom. The girls talk about their debut at the Festival, checking Rammstein performance, playing with Rob Halford at the Alternative Press Awards, and the US Tour. 

 

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BABYMETAL interviewed about their clothing & fashion on VOGUE

BABYMETAL was featured and interviewed on VOGUE to talk about their secondary mission the fashion. The feature also includes a new promotional photo. The girls talk about their new costume and why Fashion is the secondary mission after their Music. Read below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on language barriers & energy onstage on Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone released a new segment of its interview with BABYMETAL. In this part, the girls are interviewed to talk about breaking language barriers and their energy onstage. The interview features in addition footage from live performances. Watch the interview below. 

 

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Su-Metal about the weirdest things about America on Alt. Press

BABYMETAL was featured and Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-Metal" was interviewed on Alternative Press to talk about the weirdest things about America on Alternative Press. Read the full intrvewi

 

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Bassist Yusuke Morita talk BABYMETAL & Kami Band: "This band is really good"

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BABYMETAL on Fuse: Live debut, World Tour & meeting FOX GOD

Fuse TV released a new segment of their exclusive interview with BABYMETAL. In this 4th part the girls talk about their first performance ever, back in 2010 when they played "Doki Doki Morning". They also talk about the World Tour and meeting the FOX GOD! Watch the full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL to perform with "Metal God" Rob Halford at Alternative Press Music Awards!

BABYMETAL have announced in interview with Billboard at Carolina Rebellion that the band will be playing with Rob Halford at the Alternative Music Awards in United States on July 18, the performance will take place after the second part of the US Tour. Read more below! 

 

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Yuyoyuppe talk BABYMETAL, meeting Kobametal & working in the studio

BABYMETAL's collaborator & composer in the studio Yuyoyuppe also known as DJ TEKINA//Something recently released his debut album as DJ "Kawa-EDM" (Read more here). In order to promote his album was interviewed on KAI-YOU. He was asked about working with BABYMETAL, meeting Kobametal and the studio deadlines. Read the excerpt of the interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL interviewed on Belsat TV from Belarus

BABYMETAL received a 3 minutes interview on Belsat TV from Belarus. The girls were interviewed during their visit to United Kingdom before their show at Wembley Arena. Watch the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL about Metallica, BLACK BABYMETAL, their friendship on Alt. Press TV

BABYMETAL girls, Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal were interviewed in the backstage at the Northern Invasion Festival on May 14. The girls talked with APTV to share their thoughts about Metallica, Metal Music, their friendship, favorite songs from Metal Resistance and BLACK BABYMETAL. Watch the full interview below! 

 

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Kami Band Takayoshi Ohmura impressions on BOSS WAZA AMP

BABYMETAL Kami Band Gof Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura was featured and interviewed on Digimart Magazine. Takayoshi shows his skills while he checks the new BOSS WAZA AMP. In the following post a summary of Digimart article, Takayoshi's performance and awesome photos! 

 

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BABYMETAL on "Inside Music" talk Metal Resistance, fanbase support & Rob Zombie

Inside Music interviewed BABYMETAL at Northern Invasion, the girls were asked about the new album "Metal Resistance", Su-Metal battles onstage, the support from their fanbase and Rob Zombie's reaction against haters. Listen the full interview below. 

 

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Rob Zombie on BABYMETAL: "I just loved it, it was like nothing I had ever seen before"

BABYMETAL's new fan from the Metal scene is the composer and filmmaker Rob Zombie, who defended BABYMETAL from haters in his own Facebook Page a few days ago. BABYMETAL met Rob at Carolina Rebellion last weekend (Show report). Check the interview from 93X with Rob Zombie below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Noisey talk "the organic process of recording"  Metal Resistance

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Noisey during their visit to New York City back in April, in a very interesting interview the girls, Su-Metal gives more details about the process of recording the second studio album "Metal Resistance". Read more about this and many other topics below. 

 

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Su-Metal on why "KARATE" is the first Single of "Metal Resistance" on Kerrang

BABYMETAL new song KARATE was featured once again on Kerrang! Magazine Rock Chart, in addition, Su-Metal was interviewed to talk about the song dance moves and more, check the scans and read the interview below.

 

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The Sunday Times article & interview: "BABYMETAL: Iron Maidens"

The Sunday Times "Style" from United Kingdom released an article dedicated to BABYMETAL after their performance at Wembley Arena. The 2 pages article features an interview with Su-Metal. Check the article and interview below. 

 

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Suzuka's grandfather talks about her career on Shukan Shincho

Suzuka's grandfather was interviewed on Shukan Shincho, intrview published on April 27. He talks about her career from the very beginnings, mentions Himeka and the times he miss Suzuka in Hiroshima. Read a summary of the interview with quotes and scans below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Upset Magazine: "There are lot of things we're unsure of"

BABYMETAL was interviewed on March 30 in London by Upset Magazine before the worldwide release of "Metal Resistance" and their show at Wembley Arena. The interview released on May 5 features the girls talking about their expectations before the release of the album, their insecurities, and what "Metal Resistance" means for BABYMETAL as a whole. Read a summary of the interview with the most important, and the scans below. 

 

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BABYMETAL looking forward to see Rammstein & Korn live at Download Festival

After BABYMETAL's announcement to play at Download Festival in the UK on June 10 (Details here), Kerrang! Magazine published this interview with the girls to talk about the festival and their expectations! BABYMETAL wants to see Rammstein and Korn live! Read more below. 

 

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BABYMETAL send Mother's Day message to FOX GOD's mother

Fuse TV released another segment of their exclusive interview with BABYMETAL in New York City on April 4. In this part, the girls, actually Su-Metal send greetings to FOX GOD's mother! Watch below!

 

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BABYMETAL talk New York shows, The Late Show success, Metal Resistance on NY Daily

BABYMETAL was interviewed by NY Daily fron New York City to talk about their upcoming new album "Metal Resistance", their return to New York, the success after The Late Show with Stephen Colbert performance. The interview includes a new promotional photo. Read below. 

 

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BABYMETAL talk "Metal Resistance", choreographies and critics from purists on Billboard

BABYMETAL stopped to talk with Billboard once again this year. This time to promote their US Tour which starts at the Playstation Theater, the girls talk "Metal Resistance" title, the choreographies, negative critics, concept behind KARATE and more, read the full interview below. 

 

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NEO Oyaide introduce BABYMETAL Kami Band Gear for US Tour 2016

NEO Oyaide Electronics wrote a report from BABYMETAL's rehearsals before the World Tour 2016 including details of Kami Band members gear featuring Takayoshi Ohmura, Mikio Fujioka and BOH, read a summary and awesome photos below.

 

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BABYMETAL on The Aquarian: "We'll keep making new challenges that could only be done by us."

BABYMETAL stopped to talk with the weekley Magazine from United States "The Aquarian". BABYMETAL is in the front page of the new issue and also was interviewed to talk about "Metal Resistance", Billboard Top Albums chart, Kami Band, The Late Show performance and many more topics. Read the interview transcripted and scans of the issue! 

 

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BABYMETAL tells you 10 things you need to know about them

BABYMETAL interviewed by Alternative Press tells you 10 things you need to know about them. If you are hardcore fan, you already know this but if you just joined the community, the girls will help you to understand more about their band. Watch below! 

 

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Su-Metal on Metro US talk BABYMETAL concept, Iron Maiden & US fans

In order to promote the upcoming BABYMETAL World Tour 2016 in United States Metro US interviewed Suzuka Nakamoto to talk about Metal, the FOX GOD, Iron Maiden and the US fans. Read the full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on The Record: "Very glad to have a song in English"

BABYMETAL was interviewed on The Record of North Jersey newspaper, the interview released on May 2 to promote their show at Playstationg Theater (Show report). The girls explain their concept, their feelings about playing outside Japan, singing THE ONE in English, their worries during International festivals. Read the full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL meeting Ariana Grande, All Time Low and learning from Marilyn Manson

Fuse TV released a secong segment of their interview with BABYMETAL in New York City on April 4 while the band visited USA to play at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert the next day. This time, the girls talk about meeting international artists like Ariana Grande, All Time Low and Marilyn Manson. Watch below. 

 

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BABYMETAL "On Record" interview on Scuzz TV from UK

BABYMETAL was interviewed in United Kingdom on March 30 before their show at Wembley Arena on April 2. The 19 minutes interview called "On Record" features questions about their concept, "Metal Resistance", Yokohama Arena, Wembley Arena, US Tour and more! Watch below. 

 

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MTV Inside Special: Feature and Interview with BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL was featured on MTV Japan with a 30 minutes special to promote the new album "Metal Resistance". The special called "MTV Inside" features footage of BABYMETAL's live performances, Music Videos, an Interview with Su-Metal, Moametal and Yuimetal and brief comments about the band by artists from the Metal scene. Watch below! 

 

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BABYMETAL in New York interviewed on Revolver TV

BABYMETAL was interviewed in New York City earlier this month when they held a Press Conference on April 4 to promote the release of its new album "Metal Resistance" and the upcoming US Tour in May. The girls talk about with Revolver TV about this and also about Tokyo Dome and The Late Show performance! Watch below. 

 

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Watch BBC Documentary: "Wembley To Tokyo" featuring BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL was featured in a 25 minutes documentary broadcasted on BBC from United Kingdom about the Japanese culture.. In this post on Newswire you will see the segment dedicated to BABYMETAL which is actually the trigger of the documentary, BABYMETAL at Wembley Arena to Tokyo, Japan. Watch the segment below! 

 

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BABYMETAL talk "Metal Resistance", "KARATE" & US Tour on Music Choice

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Music Choice in United States on April 4 when the girls visited New York City to play at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and held a Press Conference. Music Choice published small videos including questions to the girls, watch below. 

 

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Su-Metal interview on Boston Globe: BABYMETAL's concept & The Late Show

BABYMETAL's singer Su-Metal was interviewed by Boston Globe to talk about BABYMETAL's concept and their performance at The Late Show with Stephen Cobert. Boston Globe's article also makes mention to Sakura Gakuin and Kami Band. Read the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL dance & speaks about KARATE's message on Rolling Stone

BABYMETAL was interviewed in New York during their visit to United States to promote "Metal Resistance" and perform at The Late Show with Stephen Cobert. Rolling Stone interviewed the girls to talk about the message behind the first Single of the new Album, "KARATE". Watch and read the full interview below. 

 

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Kami Band Hideki Aoyama talk BABYMETAL, Kami Band & Makeup

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Drum Hideki Aoyama along with his brother Tomoki Aoyama talked on Sky Perfect TV about drumming. In a few questions Hideki was asked about BABYMETAL and Kami Band, read a summary and watch the interview below. 

 

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Ariana Grande talk BABYMETAL "It's totally innovative and out of the  box"

Ariana Grande Yui's most important Idol was interviewed in Japan on J-Wave. Ariana was asked about Japanese Music and Japanese artists, she mentioned BABYMETAL and talked about their concept. Listen the full audio below. 

 

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BABYMETAL before performance interview on Music Station

BABYMETAL appeared for fourth time at Music Station Live of TV Asahi on April 22, the group played KARATE. Before the performance Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal were interviewed to talk about the latests activities of the band. Watch the interview with English Subtitles below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Fuse: "Our music is capable of bringing people together"

BABYMETAL interviewed by Fuse TV from United States. The girls were interviewed in New York City during their Press Conference on April 4. In this first part of the interview the girls talk about the inspiration behind "The One English Version". Watch below. 

 

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BABYMETAL about "GJ!" choreography and favorite Metal Bands

Loudwire released the third part of the interview with BABYMETAL in New York City on April 4. This time the girls share their thoughts about the choreographies and their favorite Metal bands, watch below! 

 

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BABYMETAL on The Daily Dot: “The American fans really know how to have fun”

BABYMETAL was interviewed by DailyDot during their visit to New York City on April 4 where they held a Press Conference in the city. BABYMETAL talks about how much the band is growing with the new album, the experience of Metallica playing live, Youtube, the making of "The One"and the American fans. Read the full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL discuss "Amore", "GJ!", "Tales Of The Destinies" and Black Metal

Loudwire released a second part of its interview with BABYMETAL (Watch the part 1 here). In the second part Graham speaks with the girls about 3 songs from "Metal Resistance" and Black Metal. Watch the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL feature & Interivew on The Japan News issue April 16

BABYMETAL was interviewed on The Japan News Issue of April 16 to talk about the new album "Metal Resistance", the reaction from fans to the new music, playing at Sonisphere in 2014, meeting Metallica in 2013 and their show at Wembley Arena in London on April 2, 2016. Article transcripted and photos of the issue below. 

 

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BABYMETAL impressions about "KARATE" on SMACK Guide

BABYMETAL was interviewed in New York City by SMACK Guide to share their impressions about their new music video "KARATE" released a few weeks ago. Watch the interview with English Subtitles below. 

 

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BABYMETAL about Wembley Arena and meaning of "Awadama Fever" on Loudwire

BABYMETAL was interviewed at the Press Conference in New York City on April 4 by Graham of Loudwire to talk about the new album "Metal Resistance", their biggest headline show outside Japan at Wembley Arena in London on April 2 and also about their song "Awadama Fever" from the second studio album "Metal Resistance", watch the interview below.

 

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Kerrang review: BABYMETAL at Wembley,"The Metal Resistance starts here!"

Kerrang! Magazine issue 1615 released on April 13 features a review of the BABYMETAL performance at Wembley Arena in London, England on April 2. The review also includes a brief interview with Su-Metal after the performance. Read the full transcription and scans of the issue below. 

 

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BABYMETAL feature and interview on RTL2 News from Germany

BABYMETAL received a nice feature in Germany on RTL2 News about their upcoming performance during the European Tour in Cologne, Germany. The girls were interviewed during their Press Conference in London on April 1 (FOX DAY). Watch the full feature with English subtitles below. 

 

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Young Guitar: BABYMETAL learning from Metal music & overview of activities

Young Guitar released its May 2016 issue on April 9 featuring BABYMETAL in the cover, a special photo session with the girls and a very extensive interview with the girls. The first part of the interview features the girls talking about what they have learned from Metal music and an overview of their activities so far. Interview translated below. 

 

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Young Guitar: BABYMETAL talk Tokyo Dome, ambitions & dreams

Last segment of the awesome interview of Young Guitar with BABYMETAL girls. In this part of the interview the girls discuss a little more about "Metal Resistance", in addition they talk about World Tour experiences and look forward to the future performance at Tokyo Dome and the future of the group with one last fabulous last paragraph by Su-Metal. Read the interview translate below. 

 

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Young Guitar: BABYMETAL talk "Metal Resistance" & importance of Kami Band

A new segment of the extensive interview of Young Guitar with BABYMETAL. In this part the girls talk in depth about the new album "Metal Resistance" released worldwide on April 1 but also they highlight the importance of Kami Band. Read the full segment translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on: artists, bands, cities, films, colours and foods on The Sun UK

The Sun from United Kingom displayed a picture with details about BABYMETAL members best and favorite things featuring artists, bands, cities, films, colours and foods! Check the details below including also trailers of each best film for them! 

 

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Kobametal on being father on BABYMETAL on The Sun UK + BABYMETAL video message!

BABYMETAL master mind Kobametal was interviewed after the show at Wembley Arena. He speaks about how metal and how pop is BABYMETAL, singing lyrics in different languages, being the father of the BABYMETAL girls on Tour and more, read the full interview below including a beatufil video message of the girls! 

 

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Su-Metal & Jacoby Shaddix about Alternative Press Music Awards

Suzuka Nakamoto as Su-Metal talked with Loudwire about the upcoming BABYMETAL's performance at the Alternative Press Music Awards on July 18 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. In addition also Jacoby Shaddix from Papa Roach talked with Loudwire. Both bands will share stage at the ceremony. Read below. 

 

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Su-Metal full English interview on "The Racket" from Australia

Suzuka Nakamoto was interviewd in the radio show "The Racket" from Triple J FM from Australia. Triple J is one of the most important Radio Stations from Autralia. Su-Metal answered all the answers in English via Skype with The Racket! Listen the full interview below! 

 

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Nikkei Magazine: "Su-Metal, leading the group with powerful vocals"

Nikkei Entertainenment published on April 4 special content about BABYMETAL, with the girls in the cover. Suzuka in the inveriew about Soniphere as breaking point, response from the audiences outside Japan and the difference between Su-Metal and Suzuka Nakamoto. Full interview translated below! 

 

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Nikkei Magazine Interviews Mikiko: Key person on BABYMETAL's choreographies

Nikkei Magazine interviews, Mikiko the Key person in charge of BABYMETAL's choreographies. Mikiko speaks in depth about the chogreographies process, the maturity of the girls and expains choreographies points of "META! Taro", "KARATE" and "GJ!". Full interview translated below. 

 

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Nikkei Magazine: "Moametal, gives the impression of being a devilish goblin"

Moametal was interviewed on Nikkei Entertainment Magazine released on April 4 to promote the release of the new album "Metal Resistance". In this interview Moa speaks about the difficulties of playing at Nippon Budokan in 2014, choreographies adapted to their bodies maturity, eating a lot in order to get powers and learning Metal Music. Read the full interview translated below! 

 

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Nikkei Magazine: "Yuimetal, Passionate dancing mesmerizing everyone"

Nikkei Entertaiment Magazine May 2016 issue released special content about BABYMETAL in order to promote the release of the new album "Metal Resistance". The special content features BABYMETAL in the cover, separte interviews with the girls, comments about each girl by Mikiko and photo session with the girls. Read below the full interview translated with Yuimetal

 

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Watch NHK MJ Presents: BABYMETAL Revolution, Girls Fight Against the World"

On April 4 on NHK was broadcasted the very special performance of BABYMETAL at the NHK Broacasting Center in Tokyo for onlin 300 BABYMETAL fans THE ONE Members. Also the broadcast featured the girls having a nice talk with Marty Friedman, visiting the place where they placed Legend Corset Festival in 2012 and more! Watch below. 

 

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Nikkei Magazine: Mikiko impressions on Su-Metal, Yuimetal & Moametal

Nikkei Magazine after the interview with Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal had a talk with their choreographer Mikiko Mizuno to know her impressions about the girls nowdays. She speak about them as artists but also as normal girls. Read her impressions translated below. 

 

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Music Complex 100 Questions & Answers with BABYMETAL

PMC Music Complex published a new issue on April 4 to promote BABYMETAL's new album "Metal Resistance". The girls appear in the cover including an exclusive photoshoot and a 100 Questions interview with them. Read the full interview translated and check the scans below! 

 

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BABYMETAL listening party and Q&A on Twitch on April 4!

Accoording to Hear Magazine, BABYMETAL have announced a partnership with Twich,  the world's leading social video platform and community for gamers to held a listening part and Q&A on April 4! Details below.

 

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Hysteria Magazine from Australia features BABYMETAL in  the cover & interview with Su-Metal

BABYMETAL was featured on Hysteria Magazine issue April 2016 release on April 2 featuring BABYMETAL girls in the cover of the Magazine and a very extensive interview with BABYMETAL's leader Suzuka Nakamoto while she visited Australia in December 2015 to record vocals for "Metal Resistance". She speaks in depth about Metal Music and what is for her "It's not as simple as putting on a black t-shirt", learning from Metallica, her impressions about playing for Lady Gaga's audience, and she explains what is the Idol Culture. Very interesting interview where Su-Metal speaks freely and openly about these issues with Hysteria Magazine. Also the post includes HQ captures of the online Magazine featuring beautiful photos of the girls and live performances!! 

 

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BABYMETAL on the experience gained playing outside Japan on GrindHouse Magazine

GrindHouse Magazine released a very deep interview with the girls before going to London, England to perform at Wembley Arena. They talk about their experience gained in the last 2 years since the their first World Tour in 2014, meeting Metallica and Bring The Horizon, yummy food in Germany and many more! Read the full interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Billboard about: Metal Resistance songs, World Tour and meeting Ariana Grande

BABYMETAL speak with Billboard before their show at Wembley Arena! The girls were asked about the new album "Metal Resistance" and their solo songs. Also they shared a little bit more about their meeting with Ariana Grande, and the upcoming US Tour in May, read below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Gigwise: "This album sounds a little bit older and more mature"

BABYMETAL was interviewed by Gigwise in London to promote "Metal Resistance" and their first show of the World tour 2016 at Wembley Arena in London. The girls share their impressions about "Metal Resistance", Metallica, Limp Bizkit, and how important is music to unite the world. Full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL: Group's 5 years & difficult moments on Tour on Besatsu Kadokawa Direct04

BABYMETAL was interviewed in a new issue of Besatsu Kadokawa Direct04, this time to promote their new album "Metal Resistance". The interview released on March 31 at first features the girls talking about their 5 years of career as BABYMETAL and their difficult times on Tour. Very interesting interview translated below including scans of the photo session for this issue. 

 

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BABYMETAL on Rolling Stone about "Metal Resistance" & Tokyo Dome

Rolling Stone Japan released the second part of the interview with BABYMETAL. In the second part the girls talk about in depth about some of the songs of the album like "Meta! Taro", "Road Of Resistance", "GJ!", "Sis.Anger" and "The One". They also talk about Tokyo Dome show in September! Read the interview translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on BBC Newsbeat: "Compared to the last album, this one will blow your mind"

BABYMETAL was interviewed in London at BBC Studios in London by BBC Newsbeat to speak about the new challenges of the group in 2016, Metal Resistance and their very expected show at SSE Arena of Wembley in London, England on April 2 which will mark the opening show of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2016. Full interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL on experiences & criticism outside Japan on Rolling Stone

BABYMETAL was interviewed on Rolling Stone Japan to explain their concept, why they are successful abroad but also about their experiences playing outside Japan and how they take the critics mostly from international media and its readers. Read the full interview translated below! 

 

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Kerrang: Reviews "Metal Resistance" + Interview with Su-Metal

Kerrang! Magazine reviewed the new album "Metal Resistance" in the new issue. "Metal Resistance" received 4 over 5 Kerrang "K". In addition in this release was included a brief interview with Su-Metal about the new album and the upcoming performance in London. Check the scans below. 

 

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BABYMETAL "The Final Chapter Of Trilogy" Interview on WOWOW

An interview with BABYMETAL was part of the WOWOW's Broadcast of the BABYMETAL Special on WOWOW which started with "LEGEND 2015" at Saitama Super Arena followed by "Kyoudai Tenkaichi Metaru Budokai" at Makuhari Messe and the premier of "The Final Chapter Of Trilogy" at Yokohama Arena. Watch the full interview with English Subtitles below. 

 

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BABYMETAL message about "Metal Resistance" & "KARATE" on NHK J-Melo!

BABYMETAL did a special appearance on NHK J-Melo to talk about their new album "Metal Resistance", the BABYMETAL World Tour 2016 and their new Music Video "KARATE" released a few days ago. Watch the full appearance below! 

 

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BABYMETAL speaks about "THE ONE" Live Music Video on Billboard

BABYMETAL introduce their new Live Music Video for "THE ONE", the last track of the upcoming new album "Metal Resistance" to be released on April 1st around the world. The girls highlight the sentiment of performing and singing along with the audience at Yokohama Arena in December. Check more details and watch the Music Video below! 

 

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OK Music interviews BABYMETAL about "Metal Resistance"!

BABYMETAL was interviewed on OK Music to talk about the working process and impressions of the new studio album "Metal Resistance" to be released on April 1. The girls share their thoughts about the album, their favorite songs and their anxiety for the upcoming release. Read the full interview translated below. 

 

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Suzuka interviewed on THE MUSIC from Australia: "We are not going to stop here"

Suzuka Nakamoto was interviewed on THE MUSIC Magazine from Sydney, Australia to talk about Metal Music, BABYMETAL's concept, writing lyrics, recording Metal Resistance in Australia and more. Read the interview below and check the scans with an awesome cover! 

 

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Kobametal on "Metal Resistance" and challenging the girls one step further on CD & DL Magazine

BABYMETAL's mastermind Kobametal was interviewed on CD & DL Data Magazine to talk about the upcoming BABYMETAL's new album "Metal Resistance" to be released on FOX DAY. "Koba" talks on the catch line of the new album, and songs like "The One", "Tales Of Destinies", "Yava!" and "Meta Taro". Also about challenging the girls! Full interview translated below!

 

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BABYMETAL in depth about "Metal Resistance" on CD & DL Magazine

BABYMETAL girls were interviewed in the latest issue of CD & DL Magazine released on March 14. Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal talk in depth about their upcoming new album "Metal Resistance". The girls shared impressions about the past World Tour 2016, their show at Tokyo Dome, and "Metal Resistance" songs like: "The One", "Tales Of Destinies", "No Rain, No Rainbow", "Amore", "Karate" and more! Full interview translated below. 

 

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Herman Li on BABYMETAL: "We need more people like that who are able to do something different"

Guitarist and leader of DragonForce, Herman Li stopped to talk with Loudwire about 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise, the logevity of the band and his collaboration with BABYMETAL on Road Of Resistance. Below a summary of the interview featuring his impression about BABYMETAL and his thoughts about the collaboration. Read below. 

 

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Marty Friedman on BABYMETAL's unique sound & homages to Heavy Metal

The first supporter of BABYMETAL back in 2010 and 2011 from the Metal scene was the great Marty Friedman. This week was interviewed on Metal Wani to talk about his US Tour leg, his fans, his solo albums and more. But also was asked about BABYMETAL. Check an excerpt of the interview below. 

 

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BABYMETAL: Beyond novelty. More than a phenomenon.

Impressive Metal Hammer's report about BABYMETAL 2 Days performances at Yokohama Arena on December 12 and December 13 "The Final Chaper Of Trilogy" which gathered more than 24.000 fans. Report also includes an interview with Suzuka Nakamoto, Yui Mizuno, Moa Kikuchi and Kobametal and nice mentions to Kami Band! Read a summary of the HUGE report below! 

 

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Hisanori Yoshida talks about the "Origin of BABYMETAL"

Hisanori Yoshida who interviewed Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-Metal" in 2013 on "Kayou Guest Plus" to promote Megistune (Watch the interview here) a few days ago in a podcast by Fuji TV talked about the origins of BABYMETAL on Sakura Gakuin, Kobametal as Sakura Gakuin producer and more. Read what he said below. 

 

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Su-Metal speaks as "Kon-Red" on "We could be heroes" section of Metal Hammer Magazine

Suzuka Nakamoto "Su-Metal" was featured as special guest of the Metal Hammer Magazine section "We could be heroes" where popular heavy metal artists talk about what would happen if they had superpowers! Su-Metal heroe name is "Kon-Red", read below what she has to say and check the scans with the character Metal Hammer drew for her. 

 

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Su-Metal about "Doki Doki Morning" on Kerrang! Magazine

BABYMETAL was highlighted once again on Kerrang! Magazine from United Kingdom. This time their first song "Doki Doki Morning" was featured in the 9th place of the Kerrang! Rock Chart, also Suzuka Nakamoto "Su-Metal" was interviewed to talk about the song. Check the interview and scans below. 

 

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Mikiko & BABYMETAL featured on Japan Countdown 

BABYMETAL, Sakura Gakuin and Perfume choreographer Mikiko was once again featured in the Japanese TV, this time on Japan Countdown Check of TV Osaka on January 24. Japan Countdown Check talks about her works as choreographer with Perfume, Gen Hoshino, BABYMETAL and others, check the video translated below. 

 

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BABYMETAL working on an exclusive track for non-Japanese fans

According to the latest issue of Kerrang Magazine, Su-Metal mentioned that they are working on an exclusive track for non-Japanese fans for their new upcoming album "Metal Resistance" to be released on FOX DAY, April 1st. Check more details and scans below. 

 

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"The FOX Awakens", BABYMETAL on the new Album in the new Metal Hammer issue

BABYMETAL was featured in the new Metal Hammer Magazine issue 279 released today to talk about their upcoming new album set to be released on April 1, and their biggest headline show outside Japan at the Wembley Arena in London on April 2. Read and check the scans of Su-Metal, Moametal and Kobametal talking about the new album and Wembley Arena!

 

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