BABYMETAL Reveal Cover Art And Track Listing For Sophomore Album ‘Metal Resistance,’ Set for Release April 1‏

Today (2/19), BABYMETAL2015‘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


Track listing for METAL RESISTANCE:

1. Road of Resistance


3. Awadama Fever

4. YAVA!

5. Amore

6. Meta Taro

7. From Dusk Till Dawn

8. GJ!

9. Sis. Anger

10. No Rain, No Rainbow

11. Tales of The Destinies

12. THE ONE – English ver.

U.S. tour dates confirmed for the “BABYMETAL WORLD TOUR 2016”:

Wednesday, May 4 – Playstation Theater – New York, NY

Thursday, May 5 – House Of Blues – Boston, MA

Saturday, May 7 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, May 8 – Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion (Festival) – Concord, NC

Tuesday, May 10 – The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD

Wednesday, May 11 – The Fillmore – Detroit, MI

Friday, May 13 – House of Blues – Chicago, IL

Saturday, May 14 – Northern Invasion (Festival) – Somerset, WI

Tuesday, July 12 – Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA

Thursday, July 14 – Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA

Friday, July 15 – Wiltern Theater – Los Angeles, CA

Sunday, July 17 – Chicago Open Air (Festival) – Bridgeview, IL

Note: All dates are now on sale, details available at

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