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BABYMETAL to “Disappear from Our Sight” in October

"Time is running out. There is no eternity in God’s descent.”

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    BABYMETAL fans are used to mysterious teases over the years, but the latest one seems a bit ominous. According to a new revelation from the Fox God, the beloved Japanese pop-metal band will “disappear from our sight” on October 10th of this year.

    The band has been celebrating its 10-year anniversary for the past year, beginning with the late 2020 release of the greatest-hits compilation 10 BABYMETAL Years. At the beginning of 2021, BABYMETAL played 10 shows at the famed Budokan in Tokyo, which will be chronicled on a live album and Blu-ray/DVD to be released on September 29th.

    In a news post Tuesday (August 3rd) on the group’s official website, a “Legend Map” was shared as part of a “Revelation from the Fox God.” October 10th (10/10) is listed as “The Ending of ’10 BABYMETAL YEARS’.” When clicked on, the entry reads as follows:

    “Sunday, October 10th, 2021… Together with all 10 episodes of METAL RESISTANCE coming to a close, the 10-year legend will be sealed from the world. Until that seal is broken, BABYMETAL will disappear from our sight. Time is running out. There is no eternity in God’s descent.”

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    What this means for the future of BABYMETAL is anyone’s guess. At least the phrase “until that seal is broken” leaves it open for the band to return, perhaps in a different incarnation?

    In their 10-plus years, the band has become international sensations, releasing three studio albums and playing sold-out shows across the globe. Their most recent full-length studio effort, 2019’s Metal Galaxy, was the first LP by an Asian act to hit No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums chart.

    While fans anxiously wait to find out the fate of BABYMETAL, pre-orders for 10 BABYMETAL Budokan are available here. Revisit our 2019 interview with BABYMETAL’s Su-metal and Moametal below.

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