BABYMETAL to release Blu-Ray/DVD Live Concert set

Metal trio to release live adventures

Everyone’s favourite Pop Metal Idol outfit BABYMETAL have announced the release of a special live Blu-Ray/DVD titled ‘LIVE ~LEGEND I, D, Z APOCALYPSE~’ featuring 3 the metal trio in action.

BABYMETAL came together in 2010 as a sub-unit of idol outfit Sakura Gakuin. Consisting of members MOAMETAL, SU-METAL and YUIMETAL, the BABYMETAL concept was a blending of J-Pop and Heavy Metal, leading to some interesting and unique songs and performances, encapsulated in the pv for ‘DOKI DOKI☆MORNING‘ in 2011.

Originally an independent outfit, BABYMETAL signed to the Toy’s Factory label and released their first major label single ‘Ijime Dame Zettai’ in January 2013. The single reached No. 6 in the Oricon charts and the trio followed it up with new release ‘Megitsune’ in June.

BABYMETAL have also proved popular as a live outfit and ‘LIVE ~LEGEND I, D, Z APOCALYPSE~’ features 3 of BABYMETAL’s concerts:

LEGEND “I” 2012/10/6 at Shibuya O-EAST
LEGEND “D” SU-METAL Seitansai 2012/12/20 at Akasaka BLITZ
LEGEND “Z” 2013/2/1 at Zepp Tokyo

The tracklisting is as follows:
◆LEGEND “I” 2012/10/6 at Shibuya O-EAST
01 BABYMETAL DEATH
02 いいね!
03 君とアニメが見たい ~Answer for Animation With You
04 ウ・キ・ウ・キ★ミッドナイト
05 おねだり大作戦
06 紅月-アカツキ-
07 ド・キ・ド・キ☆モーニング
-ENCORE-
08 ヘドバンギャー!!
09 イジメ、ダメ、ゼッタイ
[9曲 52min.]

◆LEGEND “D” SU-METAL聖誕祭 2012/12/20 at Akasaka BLITZ
01 BABYMETAL DEATH
02 君とアニメが見たい ~Answer for Animation With You
03 ウ・キ・ウ・キ★ミッドナイト
04 White Love -Angel Of Death ver.-
05 Over The Future -Rising Force ver.-
06 ヘドバンギャー!! -Night of 15 mix-
07 おねだり大作戦
08 ド・キ・ド・キ☆モーニング
09 いいね!
10 イジメ、ダメ、ゼッタイ
-ENCORE-
11 ヘドバンギャー!!
12 翼をください -炎 ver.-
[12曲 61min.]

◆LEGEND “Z” 2013/2/1 at Zepp Tokyo
01 イジメ、ダメ、ゼッタイ
02 いいね!
03 君とアニメが見たい ~Answer for Animation With You
04 おねだり大作戦
05 紅月-アカツキ-
06 ウ・キ・ウ・キ★ミッドナイト
07 Catch me if you can
08 ド・キ・ド・キ☆モーニング
 -ENCORE-
09 ヘドバンギャー!!
10 BABYMETAL DEATH
11 イジメ、ダメ、ゼッタイ
[11曲 66min.]

The Blu-Ray release is due out on 20th November 2013 while the DVD box set is due out on 19th October 2013.


LINKS
http://www.babymetal.jp
http://www.facebook.com/BABYMETAL.jp
http://twitter.com/BABYMETAL_JAPAN
http://www.youtube.com/BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL’s songs are also available to purchase here in the UK via iTunes.

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