They had postponed the shows before, but sadly they have now confirmed that they are cancelled.
BABYMETAL were supposed to perform on May 16th at the MOA Arena. This would have been a reencounter with DragonForce and a possible first picture with Iron Maiden. This was also going to be BABYMETAL’s first every performance in the Philippines.
PULP Live World (PULP Summer Slam Organizers) Have Put Their Operations On Hold Until Further Notice (No Mention Of The Festival)
For those unaware, this is a festival set to take place on May 16th in the Philippines. Half the country, including Manila, is now under an enhanced community quarantine.
This includes all 4 solo shows in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Taiwan, as well as KNOTFEST JAPAN. No announcement yet on PULP SUMMER SLAM (Philippines festival in May).
Various publications have come out with a quote from a government official saying they have suspended the show’s permit due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) entering the country. No confirmation from the promoter or BM themselves yet.
It’s possible travel to and from some of the nations may be reduced or outright stopped.
There has been unrest for several months, but this week it escalated and made it’s not possible to guarantee the safety of those attending the festival.
They will play at the GBK Basketball Hall, and tickets range from IDR 700.000 to IDR 1.100.000 (there are 2 seat types and 2 pit types).