And if that isn’t as convoluted a title as I’ll ever publish, I don’t know what is!
So, first, the important stuff:
— See Tickets (@seetickets) May 6, 2016
UK kitsunes, rest easy: You don’t need to travel to France to see Babymetal at Download, but will be able to do it (relatively) in your own backyard.
This is funny-newsworthy, though, because of this:
Andy Copping is one of the bookers/promoters for Download. He’s kind of a big deal in that regard. And he can be forgiven for maybe not thinking that a (possible) flash-in-the-pain viral video hit from Japan was going to be able to rub shoulders with international rock royalty.
Fittingly, though, it was only a year later that Babymetal infamously “crashed” Download with their pals DragonForce just ahead of their (winning) appearance at the Golden Gods. Also, this happened:
So, Andy Copping, first you were out-foxed* by Babymetal, and now they have forced your hand. Ha.