Babymetal’s guitarist, Mikio Fujioka, has died unexpectantly at the age of 36 after sustaining life-threatening injuries from a fall on December 30th. The band revealed the tragic news in a post online earlier today, paying tribute to the late musician.
Reports say that Fujioka was purportedly stargazing on an observation tower when he fell and was critically injured. After several days in the hospital, he passed away on January 5th.
The band offered this in a heartfelt tribute: