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Babymetal Perform Sold-Out Show in London —Video

Remember Babymetal? Of course you do. They're a Japanese metal vocal and dance group consisting of three girls — Su-Metal, Moametal and Yuimetal. And their videos tend to go viral when posted here at GuitarWorld.com.

Babymetal are on tour at the moment, and they performed a sold-out July 7 show at the Forum in London. You can check out some fan-shot footage from the show below.

Babymetal are an offshoot of the Japanese pop idol group Sakura Gakuin that perform a distinctly Japanese mix of schoolgirl J-pop and heavy metal.

"Our goal is to start a new genre of metal called Kawaii Metal [Cute Metal]," Babymetal said in an interview at Sonisphere festival. "We are the only band making music in this genre right now and we want this genre to be accepted."

Check out some of their remaining dates below:

  • Jul. 27 - Los Angeles @ Fonda Theater
  • Jul. 30 - Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Arena
  • Aug. 01 - Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Aug. 02 - Stateline, NV @ Harveys Lake Tahoe
  • Aug. 04 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Energy Solutions Arena
  • Aug. 06 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.