Visual kei + anime = a match made in heaven? Another compilation album has been announced combining these two elements, with visual bands covering songs from several anime series!
「V-ANIME ROCKS!」 hits the stores on August 1st and has a price tag of 3,000 yen. The compilation is scheduled to have 12 or 13 songs. So far, 12 artists have been confirmed.
ADAPTER。 - 撲殺天使ドクロちゃん (bokusatsu tenshi Dokuro-chan)
撲殺天使ドクロちゃん (bokusatsu tenshi Dokuro-chan / Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan) first season opening theme
OZ - 夢を信じて (yume wo shinjite)
ドラゴンクエスト～アベル伝説～ (Dragon Quest~Abel Densetsu~ / Dragon Quest~Legend of Abel~) first season ending theme
Sadie - ペガサス幻想 (Pegasus gensou)
聖闘士星矢 (Seinto Seya / Saint Seya) first season opening theme
SCREW - CHA - LA HEAD - CHA - LA
ドラゴンボールZ (Dragon Ball Z) first season opening theme
DaizyStripper - 創聖のアクエリオン (sousei no aquarion)
創聖のアクエリオン (Sousei no Aquarion / Genesis of Aquarion) first opening theme
heidi. - DAYS
交響詩篇エウレカセブン (Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven / Eureka Seven) first opening theme
花少年バディーズ (Hana Shounen Baddies) - シ・ネ・マ (ci・ne・ma)
めぞん一刻 (Mezon Ikkoku / Maison Ikkoku) second ending theme
摩天楼オペラ (Matenrou Opera) - 魂のルフラン (tamashii no refrain)
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン (Shinseiki Evangelion / Neon Genesis Evangelion) first film theme
Mix Speaker’s,Inc. - ムーンライト伝説 (moonlight densetsu)
セーラームーン (Sailor Moon) opening theme
Ricky + Little Alien - 残酷な天使のテーゼ (zankoku na tenshi no thesis)
新世紀エヴァンゲリオン (Shinseiki Evangelion / Neon Genesis Evangelion) opening theme
少女-ロリヰタ-23区 (Lolita23q) - 微笑みの爆弾 (hohoemi no bakudan)
幽遊白書 (YuYu Hakusho) opening theme
168-one sixty eight- - 空色デイズ (sorairo days)
天元突破グレンラガン (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann / Gurren Lagann) opening theme
To commemorate this release, there will be a special live program on Nico Nico called 「V-ANIME ROCKS! SPECIAL!」on July 28th! Members from Sadie, SCREW and DaizyStripper are scheduled to participate in the broadcast. Fans who reserve the album at one of the participating stores between June 1st and June 30th receive a postcard with which they can apply to be part of the audience! The winners will be chosen by lottery. Postcards are limited in amount, so be quick if you wish to participate!
What do you think of this album? Any covers you’re looking forward to?
Source: Visulog, club Zy.
ADAPTER and lix to perform at Anime North 2012
ADAPTER。 and lix. are amongst the musical guests for Canadian anime convention Anime North this year!
Anime North will take place from May 25th to May 27th at the Toronto Congress Centre and Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Canada. Concerts are scheduled to be held at the TCC HALL C on Saturday May 26th at 19:00. More information is available at their website.
This is the second convention lix. has planned for Canada this month. The band is also one of the headlining musical guests at Otafest (May 18-20), where they will perform twice. The schedule is up on the Otafest website.
Source: ADAPTER。OHP, Anime North webiste, Otafest website
Tune in to VK!
If you just can’t get enough of your favorite bands’ off-stage shenanigans, here’s a little bit of live entertainment that may tickle your fancy:Â several bands participate in radio shows on LIVECAST.jp, an internet radio site, and you too can tune in for your favorite time blocks!
Here’s a summary of current listings! (All times, of course, are in Japan Standard Time.)
ãã¦ã (D=OUT) The 1st and 3rd Monday every month, 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
BORN The 1st and 3rd Monday every month, 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
SCREW The 1st and 3rd Monday every month, 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
è±å°å¹´ããã£ã¼ãº (Hana Shonen Baddies) The 2nd and 4th Monday every month, 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
SEEK (of Mix Speaker’s, Inc.) The 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month, 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
BULL ZEICHEN 88 The 2nd Tuseday every month, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kaya The 3rd Tuesday every month, 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sadie The 3rd Tuesday every month, 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ãã³ã¸ã£ãã³ã¸ã£ãã³ã(Ninjaman Japan) The 4th Tuesday every month, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ç¦å©(ADAPTERã) (Fukusuke) The 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month, 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
KIBA & RYO (of Gargoyle & test-No.) The 2nd Wednesday every month, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
ãããã (Ensoku) The 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month, 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
KIBA & åéå°å µ (Yoshino Shouhei) (of Gargoyle & CLUB PHASE) The 4th Wednesday every month, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kra The 1st and 3rd Saturday every month, 9:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ensoku’s show, ãããããã¢ã¯ã¼ã (“Shishamo Hour”) premiers tonight after Fukusuke, and KIBA & RYO!
CRUSH!2-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-
Back in January of this year, a compilation album called 『CRUSH!-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-』 was released.
On November 23rd, they’ll be releasing a second compilation album of the same name and concept!
The title is 『CRUSH!2-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-』 and it will cost 3000 yen for sixteen tracks.
Artist and covers featured on the album are as follows:
01. Aoi - Mizerable by GACKT
02. Anne’s Black - ゴキゲン鳥〜crawler is crazy〜 (Gokigen Tori~crawler is crazy~) by SOPHIA
03. ADAPTER。 - FLOWERS OF ROMANCE by CASCADE
04. R指定 (R-Shitei) - ゆらめき (Yurameki) by Dir en Grey
05. amber gris - SHINE by LUNA SEA
06. OZ - 白い闇 by Rouage
07. ギルド (Guild) - グレイシャルLOVE Glacial LOVE) by SIAM SHADE
08. ケミカルピクチャーズ (Chemical Pictures) - JAM by THE YELLOW MONKEY
09. ZUCK - BEAT by 河村隆一 (Kawamura Ryuichi)
10. 9GOATS BLACK OUT - スピード (Speed) by BUCK-TICK
11. ν[NEU] - HOT LIMIT by T.M.Revolution
12. 花少年バディーズ (Hana Shounen Baddies) - 蜘蛛の意図 (Kumo no Ito) by PIERROT
13. HERO - 誘惑 (Yuuwaku) by GLAY
14. Blu-BiLLioN - 未来航路 (Mirai Kouro) by La’cryma Christi
15. メガマソ (Megamasso) - ROCKET DIVE by hide with Spread Beaver
16. Moran - ILLUMINATI by MALICE MIZER
The album is currently available for pre-ordering at CDJapan!
Which cover do you think sounds most interesting? Personally, I’d like to hear Moran’s ILLUMINATI.
Source: Brand-x, CDJapan