Babymetal has lost one of their own. The guitarist for the Japanese metal-pop band, Mikio Fujioka, has died. The band confirmed the news over on Instagram. He was 36-years-old.
NME reports Fujioka died on January 5th from sustained injuries after falling from an observation deck on December 30th. This information has not been confirmed by the band.
“The ‘Little’ Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL’s #Kamiband has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES," the caption reads. “We are the one. Together. We’re the only one. You are the one. Forever.”