As said in the show report, all of the Kami’s are new, something that hasn’t happened in years, probably since 2013, when the Kami was just starting.

Most of them are from Galactic Empire, who opened for BABYMETAL last year in Japan.

Full information on them below.

Guitar Kami (left): Chris Kelly – Galactic Empire (Darth Vader)
Found: because of his guitar (more here)
Instagram – Twitter – Facebook

Bass Kami: Clint Tustin – Galactic Empire (Red Guard – Guitar)
Found: because his tattoo matches
Twitter – Instagram – YouTube

Drum Kami: Anthony Barone – Shadow of Intent (has also played with all these bands)
Found: also, tattoo matches (1 – 2)
Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – YouTube – Website

Guitar Kami (right): C.J. Masciantonio – Galactic Empire (Kylo Ren)
Found: Because of his guitar as well
Twitter – Instagram – Facebook – YouTube


Shadow of Intent has a tour coming up in the US starting September 20th. So this should mean a change of drummer (at the very least) at some point.


Galactic Empire Social Media: Twitter – Instagram – Facebook
Source of pictures


5 Comments

Anonymous · September 6, 2019 at 11:23 AM

I wanted to see the real band 10-11-19, now there may be subs?

    Patrick · September 10, 2019 at 6:50 AM

    hey anonymous, you have the best chance of seeing original band. they are streaming that show back to Japan. i don’t think the Japanese fan base would accept some Amerikami band.hope that’s the case.

Anonymous · September 6, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Buncha BULLSHIT. Can’t EVER replace Takayoshi & BOH, EVER…

a fan of BM · September 7, 2019 at 3:16 AM

I signed up for 5 shows. spent a ton on airfare etc. I will be hugely disappointed if don’t see original Kami band.

KN · September 7, 2019 at 3:28 PM

Replacing the entire band that IS Babymetal is absolutely terrible. Just ruined the upcoming shows for me. Management for this band just seems to think everyone is replaceable. Time to stop wasting time and money when you don’t even know what band you’re going to get from day to day.

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