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Musik Universe was one of the rare media to get the chance to get in touch with the BABYMETAL crew during HEAVY MONTRÉAL 2014.
We talk with the 3 nice BABYMETAL girls and we have done an interview almost as cute as their cute little face.
The interview have french subtitle (based on a translator on site). English translation is right under the video.
English translation by I_dontliketurtles on BABYMETAL Reddit
Welcome to Montreal girls! How was your first show in Canada?
Su-Metal: While waiting to go on stage, we could hear the crowd scream Babymetal. The response has been really great. It was the first time we played here, so people probably saw us for the first time. During the last song they yelled “Wall of Death! Wall of Death!” and the mosh pit was huge. Everything was amazing! We really had fun!
Was it different from other festivals such as Sonisphere?
Su-Metal: Sonisphere was our first festival abroad, so we were even more nervous before Sonisphere. We had a little fear of the unknown, but after having played at Sonisphere, coming here was less distressing. We are very happy that the crowd reacted positively to our music today. The main difference is that this was not our first festival today. It’s such a big festival with lots of metal bands.
Is it hard to sing while dancing on stage?
Su-Metal: Obviously it’s difficult to learn new choreographies, but everything is different on stage. It’s so fun to play in front of fans that we forget that it’s hard to do both at the same time.
You just did a few shows with Lady Gaga. What was the reaction of her fans?
Moa-metal: When we received the invitation by Lady Gaga we were very surprised! It was like a dream that came true, to go on tour with her and play for her fans. Of course, we still were a little scared because we really did not know what to expect. But once we were on stage her fans also had a very positive reaction. Some even wore Babymetal t-shirts! It was a very pleasant experience.
Do you believe that North americans are ready for Kawaii metal and understand this new musical style?
Su-Metal: Obviously we don’t know if people here are ready for “kawaii” metal, but it was the same thing for us because we did not know metal [genre] before. The first time we heard metal songs we thought it was very cool. So we know there are many others like us who love Kawaii metal. The metal we play is a whole new style and we’re the only ones doing it. We hope there will be more and more people listening to Babymetal.
Who is the most adorable artist in the metal community?
Su-Metal: The most adorable group would probably be us! We are the first to play Kawaii metal, so we hope that one day we will be the most adorable group in the metal scene.
Are you planning to return to Canada soon?
Yes. (don’t really know what one yes is supposed to mean, so hopefully a native speaker can tell us if the way they said it implied a different meaning)
Girls on Games got the chance to speak with BABYMETAL after their performance at Heavy Montreal 2014.
We spoke about touring with Lady Gaga, meeting Yoshiki of X-Japan, what the girls do in their down time and who they would like to collaborate with.
TJ Buggins on location for CJIM and DO YOU KNOW JACK? RADIO SHOW chats with Babymetal at Heavy MTL on August 9th/2014.
This could possibly be the first Canadian interview with the band… Not sure… Also, I apologize in advance for any audio edits that may have inadvertently cut off what the girls were saying as I do not understand Japanese. I am pretty sure I kept their statements fully intact but if I did not please let me know and I will fix.
Some of the questions asked involve the musical background of the girls, their opinion on heavy metal and also how they handle the criticism.
Thanks for all of your support. Tune in this Thursday at 9 pm EDT or Friday at 8 pm EDT to hear the FULL commentary on Heavy MTL with TJ and Jack on CJIM Montreal’s Rock station!
Here we have for you even more video and photos from the BABYMETAL concert at Heavy Montreal 2014
Update are always at the end of the post.
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) August 10, 2014
The complet concert in HD 31 minutes.
See you in Montreal
Metallica has post this picture on their offical site!
Well, the show at Heavy Montreal was very, i mean very intense, but was also kinda short, only 5 songs, in fact the show seem to be have been shortened.
And if you see this picture, don’t be scarred: It’s just Moa, cooling off a bit during the kamiband solo with some ice packs and a drink. Everyone is alright.
Here are the first photos and videos from BABYMETAL concert at Heavy Montreal.
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) August 9, 2014
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) August 10, 2014
I was there and that was awesome, this girls are going right to the top of the world in the next coming years, if not next coming mount.
And yes yui and Moa are even cuter in real and Su-Metal abolutely kill live.
Update 3 next one is gonna be on a new page, their is too much new stuff coming out..
A second wall of death!!
Don’t forget, you have to be very early, BABYMETAL is opening the big stage at 1h30.
BABYMETAL girls were in Denver, Colarado tonight where they were playing thier last concert as opening act for Lady Gaga.
Their next stop is in Quebec, Montréal for Heavy Montreal festival it this is their last date in America for a while! so don’t miss your chance to see BABYMETAL live before they return to their native land in Japan.
— BABYMETAL (@BABYMETAL_JAPAN) August 6, 2014
While the US leg of the World Tour draws to a close with tonight’s ArtRave concert opening in Denver, BABYMETAL heads off to conquer Canada at the HEAVY MONTRÉAL in Montreal, Quebec.
They are set go live on the 9th of August on the Scéne Heavy stage, surrounded by heavy music legends like Metallica, Apocalyptica, Anthrax and The Offspring. Can BABYMETAL double-down and take the festival home, like at Sonisphere? If you can’t attend in person check back here often, because we’ll be reporting from the scene!
And now, set your kitsunes on kawaii, because it’s time for another greeting video, BABYMETAL style:
Here is the schedule for the canadian heavy metal festival HEAVY MONTRÉAL.
As you can see, BABYMETAL will start the Heavy Stage day and will play from 1h10 pm to 1h50 pm. Press release after the jump!
Here is the press release:
HEAVY MONTRÉAL presented by Molson Canadian is proud to announce the festival’s detailed schedule. Once again this year, festivalgoers will be able to enjoy 2 full days of music and arts in beautiful Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 9th and 10th. A few weekend and single day passes are still available. Get yours before it’s too late!
We are also excited to announce the addition of legendary California band The Vandals on the Saturday lineup as well as Death Angel to replace D.R.I. who had to cancel their appearance to the festival due to scheduling conflict.