R.I.P. Mikio Fujioka

Babymetal guitarist dead

Mikio Fujioka Mikio Fujioka

Babymetal guitarist Mikio “Ko-Gami” Fujioka has died.

The 36 year old, who was one of the Japanese band’s four touring guitarists, was paid tribute on the band’s Twitter feed. It is believed he died on January 5 after sustaining severe injuries in a fall from on observation deck on December 30 but details have been scarce. Fujioka was 36.