Sunday, September 25, 2016

Interview: DISREIGN

Interview: DISREIGN

DISREIGN is one of the far and few overseas visual kei bands. Fronted by YOHIO (ex. Seremedy) and label mates with Kerbera (who we interviewed earlier this year), they have held a ...

Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

“We Are X” opens with a bang, as we see an energized Yoshiki pounding out a last hoorah on his infamous crystal drum set for screaming fans at Madison Square Garden. He exits the s ...

Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

THE BLACK SWAN has continued to rise in the ranks of the visual kei industry. After the release of their first full album "OUSIA," they pulled off a successful one-man show in TSUT ...

Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA

Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA

It's safe to say that not many of our readers have heard of a new band called ƵMØRA. While they haven't even played a live show yet, they've released two digital singles and have a ...

A9’s 12th Anniversary Live: A Blast from the Past

A9’s 12th Anniversary Live: A Blast from the Past

A9 12th Anniversary Live 2004-2005 ONLY 「NO NAME-名前は未だ無い-」 8/28/2016 In 2004, a band named Alice Nine formed. Through a few albums, many more singles, and countless shows both in J ...

DIAURA “Kontontaru Sekai, Terasu Gekkou.” @ Shinjuku ReNY

DIAURA “Kontontaru Sekai, Terasu Gekkou.” @ Shinjuku ReNY

On July 31, DIAURA held their one-man show 「混沌たる世界、照らす月光。」 (Kontontaru Sekai, Terasu Gekkou) at Shinjuku ReNY in the heart of Tokyo. The show was held in celebration of their relea ...

JILUKA’s Next Release May Contain Error

On September 23rd, JILUKA pulled off a successful one-man show at Ikebukuro EDGE. In visual kei tradition, they had a few big announcements at the end of the performance. Among them was the announceme ...Read More »

JILUKA’s Next Release May Contain Error

On September 23rd, JILUKA pulled off a successful one-man show at Ikebukuro EDGE. In visual kei tradition, they had a few big announcements at the end of the performance. Among them was the announceme ...Read More »

Ziggrat Loses Bad Bassist

Ziggrat, a band that has been around the block for a while, has some unfortunate news for fans today. Bassist Saryo has left the band because of his own doing. Read our translation of the band's offic ...Read More »

Introducing: Logic

The don't have an OHP, any releases, a regular live schedule, or a full four- or five-person band, but chances are if you've been around the visual kei indies scene for a little while, you recognize t ...Read More »

Interview: DISREIGN

DISREIGN is one of the far and few overseas visual kei bands. Fronted by YOHIO (ex. Seremedy) and label mates with Kerbera (who we interviewed earlier this year), they have held a unique place in the ...Read More »

Yoshiki Classical Takes on Japan, Hong Kong, and New York

Yoshiki has announced that he'll head to Japan, Hong Kong, and New York with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in tow this winter. "Yoshiki Classical Special World Tour" will take place between the mon ...Read More »

Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

“We Are X” opens with a bang, as we see an energized Yoshiki pounding out a last hoorah on his infamous crystal drum set for screaming fans at Madison Square Garden. He exits the stage, and we follow ...Read More »

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