BABYMETAL will support Red Hot Chili Peppers on their UK arena tour later this year.
Announced the same weekend as they headline Reading & Leeds Festival, it’ll be RHCP’s first run of UK dates in half a decade, and they’re taking BABYMETAL out with them.
Babymetal (stylized as BABYMETAL) is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as “Su-metal”, Yui Mizuno as “Yuimetal”, and Moa Kikuchi as “Moametal”. The concept of the group is a fusion of the heavy metal and Japanese idol genres. The three teenage girls and their band are managed by the Amuse talent agency. Their vocals are backed by heavy metal instrumentation played by the Kami Band. Babymetal released their debut album of the same name in February 2014. Their second album Metal Resistance was released worldwide on April 1, 2016.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, also sometimes shortened to “The Chili Peppers” or abbreviated as “RHCP”, are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group’s musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. When played live, their music incorporates elements of jam band due to the improvised nature of much of their performances. Currently, the band consists of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Flea (bass), longtime drummer Chad Smith; and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, who joined in late-2009, replacing John Frusciante. Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time with over 80 million records sold worldwide, have been nominated for sixteen Grammy Awards, of which they have won six and are the most successful band in alternative rock radio history currently holding the records for most number one singles (13), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. In 2012, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
You’ll be able to catch the eclectic bill in December…
KONTAK PERKASA FUTURES – DECEMBER
05 – LONDON O2
06 – LONDON O2
08 – GLASGOW Hydro
10 – BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena
11 – BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena
14 – MANCHESTER Arena
15 – MANCHESTER Arena
Source : rocksound.tv