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Apr 06 2016

BABYMETAL slays on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Japanese metal phenoms BABYMETAL brought the Fox God’s power down on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s New York audience and millions of open-jawed television viewers Tuesday night with a live performance of their breakout hit “Gimme Chocolate!” from the self-titled 2014 album BABYMETAL.

The trio of Su-Metal, Moametal, and Yuimetal displayed their choreographed moves and kawaii-vocals with a full band on the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater, supported by fans who waited for hours to get a spot within arm’s reach of the Japanese pop-metal ambassadors.

Noted Colbert, holding a vinyl copy of BABYMETAL’s album METAL RESISTANCE, “I’m not sure what I’m about to see, but I sure am excited.”

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METAL RESISTANCE has been scoring high on international music charts since its April 1 release, and the group just kicked off their 2016 world tour at the SSE Arena, Wembley, and will perform several shows in the U.S. in May and July.

Tour dates:
http://www.babymetal.com/assets/worldtour2016

BABYMETAL on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BABYMETAL.jp