Today (2/19), BABYMETAL—2015‘s breakout all-girl-fronted Japanese heavy metal/teen-pop hybrid group–revealed the cover art and track listing for their sophomore album METAL RESISTANCE, set for release April 1 via RAL/Sony Music Entertainment (in the U.S.). The first single from the album, “KARATE,” will premiere and be available as an instant grat track on February 25. METAL RESISTANCE is available now to pre-order via their official webstore as a standalone CD and special pre-order bundles.
BABYMETAL will support the album on their “Babymetal World Tour 2016,“ kicking off May 4 at Playstation Theater in New York and making stops in Detroit (5/11), Chicago (5/13), San Francisco (7/14) and Los Angeles (7/15), among other cities. See a full list of confirmed U.S. tour dates below and all dates are on sale now at http://en.babymetal.jp/schedule/.