Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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 ...

DIR EN GREY [mode of VULGAR] 7/2/2016

DIR EN GREY [mode of VULGAR] 7/2/2016

In 2014, DIR EN GREY threw fans for a loop when they announced they’d be performing a tour based on their major debut album, GAUZE, in a tour titled, TOUR14 PSYCHONNECT -mode of “G ...

GACKT LAST VISUALIVE -LAST MOON- supported by Nestlé

GACKT LAST VISUALIVE -LAST MOON- supported by Nestlé

July 3rd, 2016 was a sweltering hot day in Japan. That’s why when 15:00 came around to the thousands fans outside of Saitama Super Arena, they were more than eager to start enterin ...

Interview: The Renaissance of Psycho le Cému

Interview: The Renaissance of Psycho le Cému

Psycho le Cému has been a huge name in the visual kei industry worldwide ever since visual kei's overseas boom in the early 2000's. Hearts were broken when they went on activity pa ...

Interview: Dynamite Tommy and DaDa at Anime Expo 2016

Interview: Dynamite Tommy and DaDa at Anime Expo 2016

We were both surprised and excited to hear that the "godfather of visual kei" Dynamite Tommy and VELVET EDEN's DaDa were attending this year's Anime Expo together. For what, you ma ...

Flashback Friday: COLOR

Flashback Friday: COLOR

Recently, we at S-T have written about Dynamite Tommy and DADA’s trip to Anime Expo. DADA had been known until recently as the vocalist of Velvet Eden, but Dynamite Tommy’s origina ...

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 »

MIYAVI Music Alert: Fire Bird

After a little more than a year of a hiatus, MIYAVI fans will be ecstatic to know about the release coming out on the 31st. "Fire Bird" is bound to bring a new side of MIYAVI to the table that we have ...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 »

I Think I’m Seeing Red: Linaria

It's time for a change of color. Linaria, a new band straight out of Tokyo, will release their first single this week. They're set apart from most visual kei bands due to their all-red costumes. The r ...Read More »

YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

The way you enjoy visual kei is about to change. VisUnite is an app--yes, an app that you can download on your phone or other mobile device-- created in Japan that aims to modernize the promotion of a ...Read More »

Arlequin New Look, New Single

Arlequin has updated their website with a new look...and with a new look comes a new release! The band has announced a new maxi single is in the works and will be released on November 11. The full det ...Read More »

YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

The way you enjoy visual kei is about to change. VisUnite is an app--yes, an app that you can download on your phone or other mobile device-- created in Japan that aims to modernize the promotion of a ...Read More »

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