BABYMETAL Guitarist, Mikio Fujioka, Dead at 36

Japanese metal band BABYMETAL have lost their guitarist, Mikio Fujioka, on Friday (January 5) after complications from a fall from an astronomical observation platform in late December. Despite receiving medical care, he never recovered from the fall. He was known by fans as Ko-Gami, or “The Little God.”

His wife shared the news to Twitter earlier today (January 9). Babymetal paid tribute to their former guitarist  on Twitter saying:

“The “Little” Guitar Kami of ‘s has passed away in the METAL GALAXIES. We hope that he is now with his GUITAR MASTER A.Holdsworth and enjoying an epic guitar session with him. We are the one Together We’re the only one You are the one Forever

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