Babymetal make US TV debut


Babymetal made their US TV debut this week, performing live on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

The Japanese band played their song Gimme Chocolate, from their self-titled debut album, on the CBS show.

Their second album, Metal Resistance, was released last week and is sitting at number seven in the UK midweek album chart. Babymetal’s April 1 performance at Wembley Arena broke merchandise sales records.

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