RIP: Late Babymetal Guitarist Mikio Fujioka's Best Guitar Moments

Mikio Fujioka of Babymetal

The band wrote, "we hope that he is now with his GUITAR MASTER [Allan Holdsworth] and enjoying an epic guitar session with him".

'We are the one, Together, We're the only one, You are the one, Forever, #RIP #THEONE'.

Today, January 5th, the group announced through a variety of social media pages that Mikio "Ko-Gami" Fujioka, the guitarist of Babymetal, passed away.

Fujioka began touring with Babymetal - a fusion group that combines elements of heavy metal and Japanese pop - in 2013 as part of its Kami Band, which is the instrumental element of the group.

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According to posts on his official Twitter account from his wife, the musician fell from an astronomical observation deck in December, and later passed away from the injuries on January 5. While playing with Babymetal previous year, Fujioka opened for iconic rock bands Guns N' Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Read the tweets from Fujioka's wife, below.

Mikio was a talented guitarist who graduated from the Musicians Institute of Osaka in 2000 at the age of 19; he had released several albums and also toured with Trick Box and MMM.

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