Japanese idol/metal fusion band Babymetal have surprised fans by dropping a new single 'Distortion' ahead of their upcoming world tour (no Australian dates, sadly). The song marks a darker direction for the band, with the accompanying music full of giant monsters, a warrior shooting fire from her hands and a spirit-thing with ten arms. Yeah, it's epic.
On the new track, the band have explained:
“On April 1, known as “Fox Day”, a new prophecy was revealed. The prophecy revealed that up until now we have only experienced the Light Side and there exists an unknown Dark Side, a legend of seven metal spirits The Chosen Seven.”
“‘Distortion’ explores the unrevealed Dark Side, the Apocrypha, the legend of seven metal spirits in which power is distorted through time and space. The music video of this song presents this unknown side and marks the important beginning of a new legend.”
We want more Babymetal! Check out the video below and let us know what you think.