BABYMETAL Announces ’10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN’ Live Album and Director’s Cut Livestream

05.July.2021 | MUSIC

BABYMETAL have announced that a director’s cut of their latest concert DVD and Blu-ray, 10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN, will be livestreamed worldwide on July 24. A live album of the show will also be released later this year.

 

The concert saw the band play shows at the famous Nippon Budokan in Japan from January through April earlier this year as part of the band’s 10th anniversary celebrations which began in October 2020.

The new “Encore” director’s cut features new cuts and edits of the band’s 10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN WORLD PREMIERE which was streamed on June 26 from the shows earlier this year, allowing for fans to enjoy the show from a different angle. The Encore cut will also be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and CD on September 29.

 

10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN – Teaser

The DVD and Blu-ray are available in three versions, including a special two-disc limited-edition which comes in a vinyl-size jacket. The director’s cut shoots the shows in 360 degrees, allowing for fans to feel fully immersed in the show with lasers and flames going off on the stage.

 

There’s also a complete edition which includes five Blu-rays, 10 live album discs, a 104-page photobook, and more.

Additionally, BABYMETAL has released 10 live vinyl albums for previous shows which they’ve called the 10 BABYMETAL LEGENDS LIVE VINYL SERIES.

 

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    In May, BABYMETAL released their first collection of NFT trading cards to commemorate the band’s 10th anniversary. Now, a new collection of these limited-edition cards, 10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN, are coming soon!

     

    The previous collection sold out in only a few minutes, and as with the first trading card release, these special images will be sold using WAX NFT Blockchain, and will go on sale starting September 10 at 0:00 JST. The cards are designed with live photos from 10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN, the 10 concerts held at Nippon Budokan from January to April. Two different sets will be on sale, and there will be 20 cards total in the set, each ranked common, rare, or super rare.

     

    A 5-card set will be available for USD $35 with a limited quantity of 2,500 sets. A special MECHAPACK bundle containing a 15-card set and limited edition 10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN gold vinyl record will be available for USD $125, with only 1,000 sets available. The record contains 13 songs from the April concert, which was the final day of the Budokan concert series.

     

    Purchases can be made by credit card or PayPal, but customers will need a WAX wallet to purchase and receive NFT.

     

    NFT minting and distribution will begin on September 15 at 2:00 AM (JST). The mint number and distribution order will be determined by when the order was made.

     

    Will you be trying to snag one of these rare pieces of BABYMETAL history?

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    Spotify’s official BABYMETAL account is now featuring an original Canvas that will play while listening to the new tracks. 

     

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    Starting on September 4, 2021, the ‘10 BABYMETAL LEGENDS – EXHIBITION -’ will be held at the hmv museum in Shibuya. On October 1, the exhibition will move to the hmv museum in Shinsaibashi. This fascinating showcase will lead guests through the history of BABYMETAL’s formation and early live shows while plenty of BABYMETAL plays through high-definition speakers, and will also showcase the group’s costumes. Bring a camera, because there are plenty of photo spots! Guests can also pick up special commemorative goods and limited-edition stickers!

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    BABYMETAL has said that after this finale, they would ‘disappear from sight.’ With a possible hiatus coming after October 10, now is the perfect time to look back on this incredibly talented group!

     

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    10 BABYMETAL BUDOKAN ENCORE GLOBAL STREAM – Trailer

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    Further details on tickets for the encore stream are available at BABYMETAL’s website.

     

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    On March 9, their two performances at Makuhari Messe from January 25 and 26 last year will be released, as will Day-1 and Day-2 of their “BABYMETAL LEGEND – METAL GALAXY” show which featured different set lists on both days.

     

    On March 14, BABYMETAL’s performance at Yokohama Arena “BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2015 in JAPAN – THE FINAL CHAPTER OF TRILOGY -” will be posted, as well as their “BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2016 kicks off at THE SSE ARENA WEMBLEY” from April 2016 where they hailed as the first Japanese band to perform at London’s The SSE Arena, Wembley.

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    A portion of the revenue gained from STAY METAL STAY ROCK-MAY-KAN will be invested in supporting Meguro Rokumeikan, which has been hit hard by the effects of coronavirus, BABYMETAL’s live performance crew, and of course THE ONE fan club members, who have supported them this far. To find out how to tune in to the live concert, check out the STAY METAL STAY ROCK-MAY-KAN special edition website.

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    In celebration of BABYMETAL’s 10th anniversary, as the band turned 10 this year, they have announced that they will perform ten solo concerts at Japan’s legendary Nippon Budokan in 2021.

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    Concert dates and ticket information will be announced at BABYMETAL’s live show “STAY METAL STAY ROCK-MAY-KAN” which will be streamed this December. Stay tuned for updates.

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    BABYMETAL revealed last month that they are celebrating their 10th anniversary with the release of a greatest hits album entitled 10 BABYMETAL YEARS on December 23, 2020. The number ten is the focus of the record, which will celebrate ten years of the band with special selections of ten songs spread out across ten different album editions.

    Regular Edition (CD/Vinyl) and First Press Limited Edition A copies of the album feature a celebratory 10-year artist logo.

    First Press Limited Edition B copies come in a vinyl-size jacket with a new photo taken of Su-metal and Moametal. There are 10 variations of this design, so part of the fun is finding out which one you’ll get at the store.

    First Press Limited Edition C copies features BABYMETAL’s 10-year anniversary logo with a colosseum design.

    Both the THE ONE Limited Edition A and THE ONE Limited Edition B, which are exclusive to members of BABYMETAL’s fan club THE ONE, feature a limited-edition variant of the band’s celebratory logo.

     

    There will be a Regular Edition released on CD and vinyl, First Press Limited Edition A which will include a Blu-ray with all 16 of their music videos on it, First Press Limited Edition B which comes in a special vinyl-size CD cover containing ten newly-taken photos of Su-metal and Moametal, and First Press Limited Edition C which includes Blu-ray featuring 10 LEGEND MOVIES—a special video of ten songs chosen by fans in the 10 LEGEND SONGS TOURNAMENT.

     

    But that’s only the beginning of the editions available. If you’re a member of the BABYMETAL fan club, THE ONE, then you can get your hands on THE ONE Edition A which includes a karuta battle set (Japanese playing cards). THE ONE EDITION B comes with the ‘Chronicle Set’ which features a video containing interviews with the band members. Both of these editions come with special packaging.

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    12.October.2020 | MUSIC

    BABYMETAL revealed on Saturday via their official website and social media pages that they are celebrating their 10th anniversary with the release of a greatest hits album entitled 10 BABYMETAL YEARS on December 23, 2020. The number ten is the focus of the record, which will celebrate ten years of the band with special selections of ten songs spread out across ten different album editions.

    There will be a Regular Edition released on CD and vinyl, First Press Limited Edition A which will include a Blu-ray with all 16 of their music videos on it, First Press Limited Edition B which comes in a special vinyl-size CD cover containing ten newly-taken photos of Su-metal and Moametal, and First Press Limited Edition C which includes  Blu-ray featuring 10 LEGEND MOVIES—a special video of ten songs chosen by fans in the 10 LEGEND SONGS TOURNAMENT.

     

    But that’s only the beginning of the editions available. If you’re a member of the BABYMETAL fan club, THE ONE, then you can get your hands on THE ONE Edition A which includes a karuta battle set (Japanese playing cards). THE ONE EDITION B comes with the ‘Chronicle Set’ which features a video containing interviews with the band members. Both of these editions come with special packaging.

     

    Then there’s the Su-metal Edition, Moametal Edition, and Kobametal Edition, each of which comes with all three different Prophet Cards included in all the other editions mentioned and each with unique serial codes. These three band member editions also contain ten songs chosen respectively by each member of their personal favourite tracks the band has put out.

     

    To wrap it all up, a special X Edition will be release at a different date to the other editions and it will come with a mystery item that “Only The Fox God Knows” which will serve as the final piece of the puzzle to 10 BABYMETAL YEARS. The release date of the X Edition and what exactly it entails has yet to be announced.

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    A book entitled Bessatsu Kadokawa Souryoku Tokushuu compiling ten years of BABYMETAL will also be released in Japan on October 13, 2020. It contains a long interview with Su-metal and Moametal as well as never-before-heard stories from band producer Kobametal from BABYMETAL’s decade-long history, photos taken from live shows, a talk between Demon Kakka and Kobametal, and much more.

    2020 is the year of BABYMETAL and the start of the 10th chapter of the Metal Resistance.

  • BABYMETAL Drop New Fire Music Video For ‘BxMxC’

    09.October.2020 | MUSIC

    BABYMETAL  dropped a new music video on Thursday for BxMxC, a track included exclusively on the Japan Complete edition of their third studio album METAL GALAXY that was not featured on the international release.

    The fire track has been a huge hit at live shows, with the band’s first performance of it held during their concert METAL GALAXY WORLD TOUR IN JAPAN EXTRA SHOW LEGEND – METAL GALAXY which was held at Makuhari Messe on January 2020. The crowd went crazy, and have done so for every performance, including overseas where it had not been previously released—but as of Thursday, along with the music video, can now be listened to on Spotify outside Japan.

     

    In BxMxC, Su-Metal shows off her hip-hop side with some sick flows, while Moametal provides her iconic screams, and both to the sound of a brutal beat.

     

    The music video is the band’s first to be recorded in a studio since KARATE back in 2016. Check out the full video below.

     

    BABYMETAL -“BxMxC (OFFICIAL)

    You can also hear the song live on the band’s live album LEGEND – METAL GALAXY [DAY-2]BxMxC will be released as a solo track on 12-inch vinyl in Japan on December 9, 2020.

     

    This year marks the 10th anniversary since BABYMETAL formed, and they continue to deliver and break new ground in the metal scene.

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