Friday, July 29, 2016

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 ...

Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

Ahh Flashback Friday, the most nostalgic day of the week! And if you ask me, nothing is more nostalgic than full-on 90s Visual Kei! Looking through old pictures of indies bands of ...

Rose Noire, Quo Vadis?

Earlier this year, Rose Noire released a single showcasing their work, and they have another release that's bound to tickle your classical fancy. "QUO VADIS" is a mix of classical music and familiar v ...Read More »

Rose Noire, Quo Vadis?

Earlier this year, Rose Noire released a single showcasing their work, and they have another release that's bound to tickle your classical fancy. "QUO VADIS" is a mix of classical music and familiar v ...Read More »

BugLug Delays Release but Keeps on Playing

For those of you who have been keeping up with the news on BugLug's Issei and his serious head injuries, you know that he's been undergoing treatment to recover. Specifics on his current condition are ...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 »

GACKT’s Anime Theme and…World Tour!?

GACKT rounded off the final show of his LAST VISUALIVE tour last night, and he had some big announcements to make at the end. The first announcement is that he will hold a world tour in 2017! No furth ...Read More »

Kaya’s Latest Solo Release

More good news for Kaya fans! Since signing to Kamijo’s Chateau Agency, opening for him on tour, and celebrating his own 10th anniversary as a solo artist, the two will now be collaborating on a new r ...Read More »

UNDER FALL JUSTICE’s First Album Features a Rather Convincing Throwback

UNDER FALL JUSTICE, officially part of the Starwave Records family as of this year, is releasing their first full album at the end of this summer. We didn't think they'd be able to grab a special gues ...Read More »

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