The Jakarta Post
Japanese band Babymetal released its third album, 'METAL GALAXY', on Friday. (twitter.com/BABYMETAL_JAPAN/File)
Japanese kawaii (cute) metal band Babymetal is scheduled to perform in Jakarta on March 29, 2020 as part of its Metal Galaxy World Tour in Asia.
The band announced that it will perform in other Asian cities as well, namely Bangkok on March 22, Kuala Lumpur on March 27 and Taipei on April 3.
The tour will also take he band to other countries, including Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and Russia.
Details about the Jakarta concert have yet to be made available, fans might want to keep an eye on Babymetal’s social media accounts.
The concert will not be the band's first performance in Jakarta as they were in the line-up for Japanese pop culture event Anime Festival Asia (AFA ID) in 2013.
Founded in 2010, Babymetal blends Japanese pop and heavy metal. It has received numerous international awards, including Best Live Act from American online magazine Loudwire in 2015 and 2016 as well as Best Japan Act in 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Babymetal's original members were singers Yuimetal, Su-Metal and Moametal, with a backing band dubbed as Kami Band. In 2018, Yuimetal left the group, which continued with two vocalists.
Its third album, METAL GALAXY, was released on Friday. (wir/wng)
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