BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH and God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura held a Bass and Guitar Seminar in collaboration with Shure GLXD16 in March. Read Shure's live report translated including photos and a video of their performance!
God Of Guitar LEDA has been confirmed to perform with "luz" 2nd Tour "Reflexion" to be held in July 2017 in 8 nationwide cities in Japan! In addition former Kami Band member IKUO will be part of the supporting band! Read more below.
Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura has been featured on Spinditty. Aside their point of view about BABYMETAL is quite negative is a very good feature for Kami Band's member. Read more below.
Another busy month for Kami Band members, All of them will have many activities in March. Takayoshi Ohmura will promote his new album "Cerberus", while Kari Band members will perform a couple of sold out shows to promote their upcoming Demo CD (Read more here). Find more details in the following post.
BABYMETAL Kami Band members God Of Bass BOH, God Of Guitar Mikio Fujioka and God Of Drums Yuya Maeta announced the Pre-Sale and tracklist of their debut Demo CD! The 6 Tracks Demo CD will be released on April 26. Details below.
God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura and God Of Bass BOH through Shure Japan have announced they will host a GLXD16 Wireless seminar on March 12, find more details below.
First month of the year without BABYMETAL means a new report about the upcoming BABYMETAL Kami Band members activities for the month of February 2017. This month features Isao with Makai, Takayoshi promoting C4 and "Cerberus" and Mikio hosting a new Guitar Seminar, details below.
The band lead by singer Toki "C4" announced the release commemoration tour of "GUREN", Kami Band Takayoshi Ohmura will join "GUREN Rampage" on Tour during January, February, March and April 2017. See more details below.
BABYMETAL Kami Band Takayoshi Ohmura to release a new Album called "Cerberus" featuring Audio CD with covers with special guests, and 2 DVDs including lives and special content! Find more details below.
Kami Band God Of Guitar Takayoshi Ohmura announced the final details of his birthday celebration to take place on December 26 in collaboration with Gacharic Spin and featuring 2 Kami Band members playing for his band! Read more below.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
BABYMETAL Kami Band God Of Bass BOH held a live stream on Nico Nico to hangout with followers. Among many topics he was asked about the experience at Yokohama Arena 2 Days on December 12 and December 13, 2015. Funny and emotional BOH shared part of his experience. Video translated below.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.