for babymetal, music breaks all boundaries

Touring with Lady Gaga and headlining Wembley, the sky's the limit for Tokyo's kawaii-metal superstars.

by Francesca Dunn
18 July 2016, 1:31pm

You've traveled all around the world on tour. What have your adventures taught you?
That it doesn't matter where you are from, music crosses all language barriers.
SU-METAL: I've noticed that people overseas aren't as introverted as they are in Japan. It makes me want to say hello to people in the street.

What do you miss about Japan when you're away?
Right now it's cherry blossom season. Everybody sits beneath the sakura trees to eat and drink and have fun with friends, it's a really fun but it's very short and I think we're going to miss it.

You're about to headline Wembley Arena. How does that feel?
I think it will only feel real when we're actually doing it. I hope that we'll be able to leave behind something memorable for the fans, something that people will never forget.

What's the best advice you've been given?
When we toured with Lady Gaga, she told us that she really loved our music and that she wants us to work really hard. It really built up our confidence and we'll keep that advice forever.


Text Francesca Dunn
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