BABYMETAL CONFIRMED TO SUPPORT RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

BABYMETAL CONFIRMED TO SUPPORT RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

Japanese heavy metal/teen-pop phenom, BABYMETAL has announced that they will be supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers on select dates of their U.S. Tour in April this year. Their support dates will kick off on April 12th in Washington D.C. and wrap up in Miami on April 29th – full list of dates below. This string of U.S. dates follow BABYMETAL’s UK run with RHCP in December.

This announcement comes on the heels of other monumental performances.This month, BABYMETAL will also be supporting METALLICA in Seoul, South Korea on January 11th, and supporting GUNS N’ ROSES on 4 dates of their Japan Reunion tour, starting on January 21st.

BABYMETAL released their critically acclaimed album METAL RESISTANCE in 2016, which charted in the Top 40 of the US Billboard chart making BABYMETAL the first Japanese artist in 53 years to have made the charts and the second in history. They’ve attained countless achievements such as being the first Japanese artist to headline at The UK Wembley Arena, as well as performing with the Metal God, Rob Halford from Judas Priest. They recently had their biggest show ever performing in front of 110,000 people over a span of 2 days at the prestigious Tokyo Dome.

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS SUPPORT DATES:
Wednesday, April 12th – Washington, D.C. – Verizon Center
Friday, April 14th – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
Saturday, April 15th – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
Sunday, April 17th – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Arena
Wednesday, April 19th – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
Saturday, April 22nd – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Center
Monday, April 24th – Jacksonville, FL – Jacksonville Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Wednesday, 26th – Orlando, FL – Amway Center
Thursday, April 27th – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Saturday, 29th – Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena

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Christian is the founder and Editor of Rock Paper Rock as well as a freelance concert and event photographer serving the Pacific Northwest and Beyond. He is a certified member of the PPA and Gold Level member of the CPS. He has recently began working with Mental Itch Records and has launched his own Photography website.



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