Japanese pop metal act Babymetal have announced a new partnership and established the eponymous ‘Babymetal Records’.
The label has been founded in association with 5B Artist Management And Record who manage metal giants Megadeth and Slipknot, report Blabbermouth. Cooking Vinyl will also be involved who have handled distribution for artists Marilyn Manson and The Prodigy.
Check out the Babymetal Records logo below.
“The video claims that “a new era is about to begin” and goes into some seriously conceptual detail about the “metal resistance” that the band are founded upon.
Whether this is a covert album announcement or not, you can check out Babymetal’s already announced touring run below.
08 — Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
10 — Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
11 — Dallas, TX @ House of Blues Dallas
13 — Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
15 — Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle Atlanta
17 — Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
18 — Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
20 — Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range
01 — Nürburg, DE @ Rock am Ring
02 — Nuremberg, DE @ Rock im Park
04 — Innsbruck, AT @ Music Hall Innsbruck
05 — Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburg
09 — Derby, UK @ Download UK
Babymetal were recently confirmed for Download Festival 2018.
Speaking to NME in 2016, Babymetal member Moametal discussed being in the band, saying: “Being involved with BABYMETAL has allowed me to acquire more chances to really become involved with music. As a result, I find myself noticing each individual instrument the band plays and I feel that I have found a new way of enjoying music on a deeper level.”