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Awoi’s Last Album is their Best


Awoi’s Last Album is their Best

awoimainBack in April, we learned some unfortunate news from Awoi regarding their activities, and slowly we’re finishing out their oneman tour and preparing for their disbandment. But recently, they’ve also announced an additional release before the dissolution after their sixth mini album 「フテキゴウな林檎」(Futekigou na Ringo) dropped back in May — a Best album! On August 20th, “AWOI BEST” will come out in two…

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Grieva Sings of Life and Death


Grieva Sings of Life and Death

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Grieva will be releasing their third single 「生ト死」 (Sei to Shi) on July 30th!  The new single will be released in two different versions, regular, and limited edition.  The regular edition contains three tracks and will be available on most websites.  The special, limited edition contains the same three tracks and a live recording from their one-man concert this past February.

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BORN’s New Single is a Son of a…


BORN’s New Single is a Son of a…

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BORN continues to push boundaries this winter (and beyond). (more…)

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X Japan’s Madison Square Garden Ticket Information


X Japan’s Madison Square Garden Ticket Information

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X Japan fans around New York City’s Madison Square Garden have been eagerly awaiting details regarding their upcoming show in October, and with tickets going on sale this Friday, you’ll be just one step closer to making it happen. (more…)

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Drummer Mitsuru Leaves Diz


Drummer Mitsuru Leaves Diz

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Unfortunate news for fans of Diz today–it seems that drummer Mitsuru will be leaving the band.

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Shout at avanchick


Shout at avanchick @avanchick

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It seems like just yesterday that we introduced avanchick, and their first sponsored live on July 11th was completely sold out. Now, their 2nd maxi single is already in the works, and they need your help! (more…)

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Introducing: Rovimen Z


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We have a new band to introduce today!  Rovimen Z is a four member band based in Tokyo.  They got their start this past March with their first live at Okubo Dolce Vita.  Since then, they have been busy with lives and recording.  Tomorrow, on July 28th they will be hosting a show for the first time in honor of the release of their first album!

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Crishuna to Disband


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クリシュナ(Crishuna) is a visual kei band relatively new to the scene, but unfortunately, their time is already over. (more…)

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Inugami Circus-dan Forms Inugami Circus-dan Z Due to Vocalist’s Surgery


Inugami Circus-dan Forms Inugami Circus-dan Z Due to Vocalist’s Surgery

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犬神サアカス團 (Inugami Circus-dan) had a grave announcement to make at their live this past July 12th, but with a twist. (more…)

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Yazzmad’s New Member, Single and Third Oneman


Yazzmad’s New Member, Single and Third Oneman

yazzmadIt’s been half a year since yazzmad released their single 「僕達が紡いだあの紛れもなく輝いた日々と、いつしか気付いてしまった最低な現実」(Bokutachi ga Tsumuida ano Magiremonaku Kagayaita Hibi to, Itsushika Kizuiteshimatta Saitei na Genjitsu) in January, and they’re preparing to bring in the second half of the year with a few new announcements! First off, they’re welcoming their new bassist KAZAMI to their ranks after the departure of…

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