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- Kami Band News Archive 2016

Leda's band Far East Dizain to release its 3rd Single "Zenith/Nadir"

Leda's band announced the release of their new official Single "Zenith/Nadir" set to be released on December 28! In addition they also confirmed a Christmas performance on December 24 "Holy Dizain". Find more details in the following post. 

 

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Mikio Fujioka talk & demostration at "Inter BEE 2016" at Makuhari Messe

Kami Band God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka was invited to participate and doing some demostrations at the "Inter BEE 2016" convention, check more information below and most important videos of his performance!

 

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Upcoming Kami Band members activities in November 2016

New report about the upcoming BABYMETAL Kami Band members activities for the month of November 2016. This month features Isao Fujita appearing in Italy, Mikio Fujioka hosting Seminars, Takayoshi Ohmura to host a new Guitar Seminar and performance with Miyu! Read all the details in English 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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Mikio Fujioka Guitar Seminar At Shimamura Ebina on November 12

Shimamura Ebina announced the participation of BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka in a guitar seminar to be held in Lalaport Ebina Store on November 12. Read more details below. 

 

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Bassist BOH announces his schedule at the Musical Instruments Fair

Kami Band God Of Bass BOH announced his schedule with many activities at the Musical Instruments Fair as part of the Portable Audio Festival 2016 in Tokyo on November 5, check the details translated below. 

 

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BOH, Mikio & Yuya's band "Kari Band" to play at Musical Instruments Fair in November

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka God Of Guitar, BOH God Of Bass and Yuya Maeta God Of Drums announced a new performance to take place next month in Tokyo at the Portable Audio Festival Live in the Musical Instruments Fair! Check the details below. 

 

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Upcoming Kami Band members activities in October 2016

New report about the upcoming BABYMETAL Kami Band members activities for the month of October 2016. This month features Yuya Maeta and Isao Fujita playing together, Mikio Fujioka hosting 2 Seminars for MI Japan and Leda on tour with Far East Dizain! Read all the details in English below. 

 

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BOH collaborates with amiinA debut Album "Avalon"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH was announced as part of the team who worked for J-Pop group "amiinA" set to release their debut album on October 26! Read more details below. 

 

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Hideki, LEDA, IKUO & Akino with bless4 collaboration for Anime "Shuumatsu No Izeta"

Three BABYMETAL Kami Band members Hideki Aoyama, Leda and former God Of Bass IKUO collaborated with Akino with bless4 for the Anime "Shuumatsu No Izeta". The collaboration includes a Music Video, learn more below. 

 

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Mikio Fujioka Special Guitar Seminar at MI Japan Osaka on August 27

Musicians Institute of Japan in Osaka announced a new Special Guitar Seminar featured a Kami Band member, on Saturday August 27 Mikio Fujioka will be hosting a new guitar seminar, read more below. 

 

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ISAO & Mikio appear on "Don't You Tell Me Not To Play Guitar" MV

BABYMETAL Kami Band Gods Of Guitar Isao Fujita and Mikio Fujioka are featured on "The Epic Guitar Solo Challenge". They appear in the anthem to promote the guitar practive with the Music Video "Don't You Tell Me Not To Play Guitar" to support The EJ Witten Foundation for prostate cancer. Learn more below and watch the awesome MV! 

 

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ESP Entertainment report of Fujioka & Ohmura Guitar Seminar at MI Japan Osaka

ESP Entertainmente wrote an article about Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka and Takayoshi Ohmura Guitar Seminar held at MI Japan Osaka. Their article also includes a bunch of photos of the event. Read the article translated below! 

 

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33Man: The charm of the raw sound! Cute Idols together with live band performances

BABYMETAL and their amazing Kami Band were featured on 33Man about Idols performing with live bands, since turned out very common in Japan that Idols started perform with back tracks, 33Man features Idols with amazing live bands. Read the article translated and what the say about Kami Band

 

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Mikio x Takayoshi Special Guitar Seminar at MI Japan Osaka on August 10!

Musicians Institute of Japan in Osaka announced a Special Guitar Seminar to be hosted by Kami Band God Of Guitars Mikio Fujioka and Takayoshi Ohmura to take place at the Instituted on August 10! Check more details 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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BOH, Mikio & Yuya at first "Kari Band" Photoshoot!

Kami Band members BOH, Mikio Fujioka and Yuya Maeta published a few photos from their Photoshoot for their parallel project called "Kari Band". They are working in their debut album to be released later this year! Check the first photos from the session below! 

 

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Report: Takayoshi Ohmura ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour

BABYMETAL Kami Band member Takayoshi Ohmura visited Singapore on July 2 and Thailand on July 4 as part of the ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour. His seminar featuring live performances of his own songs and also BABYMETAL songs! Find more details about ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour including Photos and Videos!  

 

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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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Takayoshi Ohmura ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour Details!

BABYMETAL Kami Band member Takayoshi Ohmura will be visiting Singapore and Thailand in July as part of the ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour before the BABYMETAL World Tour 2016 hit United States for second time this year! Find more details about ESP Guitar Clinic Asian Tour below! 

 

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BOH Blog entry after the BABYMETAL European Tour

BABYMETAL European Tour 2016 finished, after arriving in Japan Kami Band God Of Bass BOH wrote a new Blog entry to talk briefly about the Tour and upcoming projects. Read his new blog post translated below. 

 

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T-Site: The strongest music production team to support BABYMETAL

T-Site wrote an article to introduce to their readers part of the most important members of BABYMETAL Team. The artist behind the excellent BABYMETAL music in the new album "Metal Resistance" making special focus on Takeshi Ueda and former Kami Band God Of Guitar Leda, read the report translated below. 

 

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

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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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BOH Blog: BABYMETAL US East Coast Tour ended!!

BABYMETAL Kami Band 6 String God Of Bass BOH wrote a new blog sharing his impressions about the BABYMETAL US Tour once he arrived in Japan. BOH talks about the performances in the US East Coast, the hard work of the BABYMETAL Team and the upcoming European Tour. Read the translation 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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OK Music report: Takayoshi's band UROBOROS first oneman show

Kami Band Takayoshi Ohmura's new band UROBOROS played its first oneman live (headline show) on April 29 at Tsutaya O-East, OK Music wrote a live report of the event where Ohmura's band released a bunch of new songs! Read the report and check the photos below. 

 

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Kami Band join forces: Yuya Maeta joins Isao Fujita's band "Spark7" on Tour!

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Drums Yuya Maeta joins Kami Band God Of Guitar Isao Fujita's band "Spark7" in 2 shows of their mini-tour in Japan in May. Maeta will be the replacement of Nick Pierce who can't make it due an injury in his back. Check the details 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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Bassist BOH to appear on "Motto2 High-Grade Magazine Vol.001"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH will appear in the Cover of the first issue of "Motto2 High-Grade" Magazine Vol.001. The first release ever it's going to feature Bassist BOH! Read more below. 

 

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CD Japan: "Check It Out: Kami Band, The BABYMETAL's Guardian Gods"

BABYMETAL Kami Band members received very important features on CD Japan today listing items related with them in the Online Store and also with videos of their performances available on Youtub.e. Check CD Japan's report and the awesome videos of the Kami Band members below! 

 

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BOH Blog: Impressions of BABYMETAL at Wembley Arena

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH wrote a new Blog post about his experience performing with BABYMETAL at Wembley Arena in London on April 2. As always humble, honest and kind, BOH shares his thoughts about BABYMETAL, Kami Band, and playing at the sacred place of Rock. Read the translation below. 

 

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LEDA joins Takayoshi Ohmura's band UROBOROS as special guest!

UROBOROS announced the artwork of their second EP "Zodiac" and details of their first official live show on April 29 "The Ark Of Zodiac" with former BABYMETAL Kami Band LEDA (Fer East Dizain, ex Deluhi) to participate as special guest of Takayoshi Ohmura's band. Read more details below.

 

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LEDA &  Takeshi Ueda confirm participation in "Metal Resistance"

Former BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar LEDA and Gimme Chocolate's composer Takeshi Ueda confirmed today via Twitter their participations in the new BABYMETAL album "Metal Resistance" set to be released on FOX DAY, April 1st. Details below 

 

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Upcoming Kami Band members activities in March 2016

New report about the upcoming BABYMETAL Kami Band members activities for the month of March 2016. This month features Mikio Fujioka and Isao Fujita playing together, Takayoshi Ohmura playing in the "Operation ORGA Tour" with C4 and much more! Read all the details in English below. 

 

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Kari Band show at JZ Brat & Debut CD announcement!

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Yuya Maeta created "Kari Band" to perform at Showboat on November 30, after that they decided to play an additional show on February 21 at Shibuya JZ Brat in Tokyo. Check the information and photos of their performance below. 

 

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LEDA's band "Far East Dizain" to release 2nd Single & Live DVD

Former BABYMETAL Kami Band member LEDA announced with his band "Far East Dizain" the release in simultaneous of its second Single and Live DVD! Check much more details below.

 

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Takayoshi Ohmura's band UROBOROS to release its 2nd EP!

Was announced on Monday, BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura parallel project UROBOROS announced the release of its 2nd EP called "Zodiac"! In addition announced a new solo show at Tsutaya O-East, more details below.

 

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Upcoming Kami Band members activities in February 2016

BABYMETAL Kami Band members have tons of parallel projects aside BABYMETAL, in the following post we are summarizing most of their most important activities during the month of February 2016. Check them below! 

 

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Kami Band BOH to perform with "Splatoon" live band at Game Party Japan 2016

Through a Tweet from Mikio Fujioka, was found that Kami Band God Of Bass BOH will be performing the in game music of the Wii-U game "Splatoon" at the Game Party Japan 2016 at Makuhari Messe this weekend! Read more details and watch the trailer below! 

 

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Kami Band Hideki Aoyama recorded drums for Momoiro Clover Z's "We Are Born"

A few days ago was announced the trailer of a the Momoiro Clover Z's new Album featuring of their new songs called "We Are Born" feautring BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Drums Hideki Aoyama! Hideki was part of the recording process. Check more details below.

 

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ESP Japan report: BABYMETAL Kami Band guitars at Yokohama Arena 

ESP Guitars Japan wrote a report from the backstage of the Yokohama Arena where BABYMETAL played its last 2 shows of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 "The Final Chapter Of Trilogy". ESP Guitars reviews in details the guitars of the BABYMETAL Kami Band members Isao Fujita, Mikio Fujioka and Takayoshi Ohmura. Read the translation below! 

 

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Mikio and ISAO to play at ShowBoat with Trick Box and Spark7 

BABYMETAL Kami Band Gods Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka with his project "Trick Box" and Isao Fujita with his project "Spark7" will be playing at Showboat on February 29, read the details of the event presented by Mikio Fujioka below. 

 

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Atelier Z & ESP present BOH & Takayoshi Ohmura "Guitar & Bass New Year's Festival"

BABYMETAL Kami Band members God Of Bass BOH and God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura announced officially a "Guitar & Bass" Festival to be held at the Kurosawa Music Shop! Check more details about the announcement below! 

 

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- Kami Band News Archive 2015

Kami Band's project "Kari Band" announces a new show!

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Yuya Maeta created "Kari Band" to perform at Showboat on November 30 (Details here), just announced the second show of the project to take place in February including a guest appearance! Read the details below. 

 

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BOH Blog post: "BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan is over"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH, wrote a new Blog post related with BABYMETAL. This time BOH-San's blog is about the ending of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan at Yokohama Arena 2 Days on December 12 and December 13. Also he makes mention to the project with Mikio Fujioka and Yuya Maeta called "Kari Band". Please check the full blog post translated below. 

 

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Report & Photos: Kami Band Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Yuya Maeta performance at Showboat 

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka, Yuya Maeta and BOH held a performance together at ShowBoat, the event hosted by Mikio Fujioka took place on November 30, check their tweets and photos of the performance below! 

 

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Takayoshi Ohmura Guitar Clinic, ESP Edwards E-SN-185TO launch event

ESP Announced the event and guitar clinic produced by Takayoshi Ohmura to introduce the new ESP Edwards E-SN-185TO to take place next December 6 at the Akihabara Studio Ribore. Check the details of the launch event below. 

 

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The importance of BABYMETAL's Kami Band to be successful abroad

In the beginning BABYMETAL performed with backtracks, but everything changed in 2012, the incorporation of Kami Band changed the point of view of their followers, and called the attention of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal fans abroad. NPN Japan report talks about the importance of being a Japanese Idol with high quality musicians like BABYMETAL's Kami Band. Read a summary of the extensive report below. 

 

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Mikio Fujioka joins Isao Fujita in 19th Makai Ninpocho 

BABYMETAL Kami Band new God Of Guitar Isao Fujita regular member of the Makai's band welcomed Kami Band's God Of Guitar since 2013 Mikio Fujioka to debut on 19th Makai Ninpocho on November 13, check the photos and read more about the event below. 


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Performance through the NEO Cable Vol22 with Kami Band BOH, Mikio Fujioka & Takayoshi Ohmura

BABYMETAL Kami Band members, God Of Bass BOH, God Of Guitars Mikio Fujioka and Takayoshi Ohmura were featured and interviewed by NEO Oyaide to talk about the NEO Cables in their gear to perform live with BABYMETAL at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo on October 16. Read the special post in english below. 


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Report: Kami Band Yuya Maeta SONOR drum Seminar

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Drums Yuya Maeta's held a drum seminar on September 13 of 2015 at Ikebe musical instruments shoP of "Drum Station" in Akihabara, read the report, check the photos and the amazing video with a summary of the seminar! 


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BOH's Blog post: "BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in JAPAN Zepp series impressions"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH wrote a new Blog post, this time to talk about his impressions of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan, the 8 tour dates of the nationwide tour in Japan which took place in September and October. BOH also shares what he thinks about BABYMETAL based on Su-Metal's comment and how much he grew as musician since he is part of the band. Read the full blog post translated below. 


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Usami's Baby Talk blog: "The Zepp series of WORLD TOUR 2015 IN JAPAN is over!" 

BABYMETAL's live sound engineer and manipulator Hidefumi Usami wrote a new blog post about BABYMETAL. This time with his impressions on the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan after the Zepp Concerts Tour, in Osaka, Hokkaido, Fukuoka, Aichi and Tokyo. He also shares about his work behind the scenes and while the band is performing. Read his blog post translated below. 


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Kami Band members Fujioka, Maeta and BOH to perform at ShowBoat in November

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Mikio Fujioka, Yuya Maeta and BOH announced that they will perform together at ShowBoat, the event hosted by Mikio Fujioka will take place on November 30, read the show details below.

 

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Mikio Fujioka and Hideki Aoyama music to appear on NHK program "Shakiin!" 

Mikio Fujioka and Hideki Aoyama announced a collaboration for the Japanese show "Shakiin!". The Kami Band members composed a music for the for the program's song corner "Momo mo moe!". Read more below. 


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BOH's blog post: "Disclosure of Atelier Z BOH's Custom Bass" 

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH gives details about his new bass guitar in great detail. He speaks in depth about each part of his new Atelier Z Custom Bass adding great quality photos. he finishes his post as always with a traditional Japanese short poem. Read BOH's new blog post translated below. 


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Takayoshi Ohmura featured in the Collection of 21st Century Charismatic Guitarists

Heavy Metal Japan made a collection of the most charistmatic guitarists at the moment of the 21st Century. The list starts from 2000 to date only. BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura is part of the list among with other great guitarists from Japan and elsewhere in the world, more details below.


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LEDA's band Far East Dizain to release 1st Album "Tonick Dizain" on November 11

The long awaited first album of Kami Band LEDA's band Far East Dizain will release "Tonick Dizain" on November 11 of 2015. The debut album includes two different versions, CD and CD/DVD. Check the Album and release details including Covers and Trackslist below. 


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Hidefumi Usami blog: The beginning of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan 

BABYMETAL synthesizers operator and sound engineer Hidefumi Usami wrote a blog post about the beginning of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Japan which started on September 16 on Zepp Namba in Osaka (Show reports HERE and HERE). Read his blog post about the beginning of the tour translated below. 


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Report & Photos: BABYMETAL Kami Band "FBTH" Seminar at MI Japan in Osaka

BABYMETAL Kami Band members Takayoshi Ohmura, Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Hideki Aoyama attended to the first Kami Band Seminar for Musicians Institute of Japan in Osaka. Check the photos and tweets of the Kami Band members from Osaka on "Freaking Blast Totally Hot" Seminar. 


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Ohmura's band UROBOROS announced the first Live Show! 

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura's new band UROBOROS released its first EP called "Another Ark" on September 9, along with the release was announced the first Live show of the band, more details below. 


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LEDA about playing on BABYMETAL on Black B-Pass Vol.01 

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar from 2012 to January of 2015 LEDA was interviewed on Black B-Pass Magazine Vol.1 in September of 2015 to talk about his activities with special feature on him playing with BABYMETAL, read an excerpt of the interview translated below. 

 

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Takayoshi Ohmura announces "New Year's Celebration - The Gathering Of Metal Warriors" 

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura announced a solo live show called "New Year's Celebration - The Gathering Of Metal Warriors" to take place in 2016 and will count with presence of 4 other Kami Band members, check all the details in the following post.

 

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BOH's new blog post about BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Germany and Reading/Leeds Festivals

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH wrote a very interesting blog post after the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 in Germany and United Kingdom at Reading Festival and Leeds Festival. He shares the experience in Germany and England and talks about how the girls are improving as artists everyday and what Kami Band has to offer for a better BABYMETAL in the future. Also a last paragraph with BOH's funny style. Read the translation below. 


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God Of Drums Yuya Maeta SONOR Drum Seminar on September 13

BABYMETAL Kami Band Yuya Maeta through his recently released Facebook Fan Page (follow him here!) announced his first Drum Seminar with SONOR & Drum Station to take place in less than 2 weeks, check the details below. 


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BABYMETAL sound engineer blog: "BABYMETAL World Tour finished"

BABYMETAL's sound engineer Hidefumi Usami wrote a new blog post to share his experience with BABYMETAL in the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015 Part 2 in Germany and United Kingdom at Reading and Leeds Festivals He talks about how much the band evoluted during his 6 months absence, advices to the girls, the new staff members and the recently announced headline show at Wembley Arena. Read his full blog post translated below. 


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Kami Band Mikio Fujioka performance on Young Guitar with Kemper Profiling Amplifier

Babymetal - Kami Band God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka Special Demostration for Young Guitar about "Kemper Profiling Amplifier", this video shows the splendor of its sound and Mikio's talent. Watch below. 


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Takayoshi Ohmura's band UROBOROS "Another Ark" Album Tracklist and Cover released! 

Just one month before the official release, BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura released more details about the next release of his new band called UROBOROS. Was released today details about the Tracklist and Covers of the EP and Limited Edition CD/DVD. Also check the trailers of Another Ark and Black Swallowtail, the first Single! 


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Takayoshi Ohmura's band UROBOROS new song "Black Swallowtail" on "Rokka No Yuusha"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura's new band UROBOROS collaborated with the new Anime called "Rokka No Yuusha" to release the new band's Single "Black Swallowtail" as Opening of the second episode of the Anime. More details about the song and Single release below. 


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Oricon report about Kami Band backing BABYMETAL popularity

Oricon Style wrote a very interesting report about BABYMETAL Kami Band (the metal band behind BABYMETAL girls). The report highlights BOH (God Of Bass), Hideki Aoyama (God Of Drums) and Takayoshi Ohmura, Leda and Mikio Fujioka (Gods Of Guitar). Read the report about why Oricon thinks Kami Band helps BABYMETAL's popularity overseas. Translation below. 


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BABYMETAL Kami Band "BOH" on Bass Magazine "Effect Board File Bass"

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass "BOH" (who also performs with Seki-Roma and MICHAEL) is featured in the new issue of Bass Magazine released on July 28. Bass Magazine features 55 bassists from the Japanese music scene including interviews, photos and information about the gear. Read more details and where to buy the magazine below.

 

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BABYMETAL Kami Band special guests of Musicians Institute of Japan in Osaka next September 15! 

Musicians Institute of Osaka announced earlier that the BABYMETAL Kami Band will be the special guest in the Institute in Osaka next Thursday, September 15 of 2015. The current formation of the Kami Band will be there! Read more below.  


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Kami Band's Leda part of the "Attack On Titan" Soundtrack

Leda announced on Twitter last week that he is part of the "Attack On Titan" Movie Sountrack. Leda collaborated with Linked Horizon for the song "Jiyuu No Daishou" the song appears in the latest trailer of the movie. More details in the following post. 


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UROBOROS new Takayoshi Ohmura's band to release Mini Album in September

Suddenly announced, UROBOROS is the new band of the BABYMETAL's Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura. This secret project also features other very good artists, their Mini Album "Another Ark"  will be releaed in September! Read the details below.

 

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2015.06.14 - Kami Band "God Of Bass" BOH NicoNico video chat

BABYMETAL Kami Band member BOH, did a long live stream chat with his fans and followers through NicoNico on June 14 after the European part of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015. He shares his thoughts about the tour, personal activities and answer questions of his fans and followers. Watch the live stream below. 

 

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Bassist BOH Blog post about the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015

BABYMETAL Kami Band member, God Of Bass BOH wrote a new blog post about his experience with BABYMETAL and Kami Band during the first part of the BABYMETAL World Tour 2015. He wrote about the experience overseas, the efforts of Su-Metal, Yuimetal and Moametal and also how important is Kami Band for this project. Read the whole blog post translated below. 


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Takayoshi Ohmura Guitar Seminar at Ochanomizu BIGBOSS

BABYMETAL Kami Band member Takayoshi Ohmura did a special Guitar Seminar at Ochanomizu BIGBOSS. Almost two hours of great music by the BABYMETAL's "God Of Guitar" accompanied by his great fried Kuze. Watch the whole seminar below.


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Mikio Fujioka meets E-II and Electro Harmonix on Blue Guitars

The BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka was the host of the Blue Guitars event at Toyama Shop for in store LIVE introducing the new ESP E-II and Electro Harmonix. More details, with a performance video and photos below. 


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Details of Leda's Far East Dizain "Dizainize EP" 

The BABYMETAL's "God Of Guitar" Leda announced with his band Far East Dizain the official release of their first EP Single "Dizainize" and a commentary DVD on physical stores in Japan, more details below. 


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BABYMETAL & Takayoshi Ohmura highlighted on BEEAST Awards

BEEAST69 Magazine announced the BEEAST Awards 2014 were BABYMETAL and Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura are highlighed on "Best Band" and "Best Guitarist". More details below. 


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Leda announces new band "Far East Dizain" & new Single "Dizainize" 

He first changed his artistic name from Leda Cygnus to FED Leda (read his biography here), and that lead his fans to a great expectation, now everything is confirmed after a couple of tweets and the official website of Far East Dizain the new Leda's band! Details about the band, first Single and first shows announced. 


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Takayoshi Ohmura released "Devils In The Dark - Final Edition"

Finally the release day arrived for BABYMETAL's Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura. The CD/DVD of his original album "Devils In The Dark" is now available around the world! Details below. 


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BOH's new blog post: BABYMETAL "Live At Budokan", Kami Band, personal projects and more

BOH wrote another great blog post. This time the God Of Bass talks about his personal activities, his band Seki-Roma (more info here) and the new release by BABYMETAL "Live At Budokan", Kobametal, Kami Band, the girls and more. Read his full post translated courtesy of: Dokoiko.  


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BOH's blog post: Impressions of BABYMETAL "Legend 2015, New Year Kitsune Festival"

BOH posted a new blog post. He wrote his impressions about the first BABYMETAL Show of the year at Saitama Super Arena "Legend 2015, New Year Kitsune Festival" (details here). He talks about the band, the three girls talent, the stage, the "Team BABYMETAL" and how everything is changing so fast for them. Also he talks about the HEDOBAN Magazine party after the show. Translation courtesy of "Dokoiko". 


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Suzuka Nakamoto & Takayoshi Ohmura featured as best artists of 2014 in Heavy Metal Japan

BABYMETAL was highlighed in Heavy Metal Japan, but this time not as band, the members Suzuka Nakamoto (Su-Metal, vocals) and Kami Band "God of Guitar" Takayoshi Ohmura were included in the lists as Best Vocalists and Best Guitarrists of 2014.


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- Kami Band News Archive 2014

Hideki Aoyama summarizes his year 2014 on Twitter

The BABYMETAL "God of Drums" Hideki Aoyama did a short but moving summary of his 2014, He shared on his personal Twitter account the thoughts about his year. Translation of our member Thomas Malone

 

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New Blog post by BOH: "BABYMETAL has granted me, my dreams, to come true"

Boh-San wrote a new blog post about his experiences during 2014, from MICHEAL, to his band Seki-Roma to BABYMETAL. A very emotional and funny post by the God of Bass of BABYMETAL. Read his post translated below courtesy of Monsterpanda. 


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BABYMETAL "Apocrypha S" report by Hidefumi Usami

You may wonder who is "Hidefumi Usami". He is the live sound engineer of BABYMETAL since a very good time ago, he worked for the band in the BABYMETAL World Tour 2014. In this post translated by our member Thomas Malone, he shares his thoughts about the latest BABYMETAL show at Toyosu PIT, Apocrypha S for the Su-Metal Seitansai. We hope you enjoy it. 

 

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BABYMETAL bassist Boh interview on Hedoban Magazine

BABYMETAL Kami Band bassist "Boh" was interviewed by the japanese magazine HEDOBAN to talk about his beginnings as bassists, his first live shows, the Kami Band and their live shows and much more. A very long interview of the HEDOBAN Magazine from the Page 142 to the Page 149 translated by the Reddit member Dokoiko. Thanks to our member Albert Pasasadaba for sharing!


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Boh talks about the BABYMETAL shows in New York and London

The Kami Band bassist Boh wrote about the BABYMETAL shows in New York and London to share his thoughts about the "BABYMETAL back to the US/UK Tour 2014" shows. The whole post on the Boh's personal blog here translated below. 

 

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Takayoshi Ohmura on HEDOBAN Magazine: "I had a conviction that Babymetal was going to be something big" 

HEDOBAN Magazine interviewed the Kami Band member Takayoshi Ohmura as part of their interview series were also was interviewed the bassist Boh (read here the translation). Ohmura talked about his beginnings as guitar player and how he met Mikio Fujioka (read here about him) another Kami Band member. Ohmura also talked about Babymetal, the easiest and the hardest songs to play and more, read the full interview translated courtesy of Reddit member Dokoiko


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Takayoshi talk Marty Friedman, BABYMETAL, Pink-chan on JPH!P

BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura was interviewed in Europe during Marty Friedman's band "Guitar Universe European Tour 2014". JPH!P from Netherlands interviewed Takayoshi to talk about Marty, his upcoming guitars, Pink-Chan and BABYMETAL! Very interesting interview released on May 25, 2014 below. 

 

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