Thursday, January 19, 2017

SUGIZO “The Voyage Home” 12/4/2016

SUGIZO “The Voyage Home” 12/4/2016

On December 4th, 2016, fans from across Japan flocked to Zepp Tokyo to witness a live preview of  "Oto" (音), SUGIZO’s first new album release in nearly five years, at the final of ...

Visual Japan Summit 2016 powered by Rakuten: 3 Days of Visual Kei Madness

Visual Japan Summit 2016 powered by Rakuten: 3 Days of Visual Kei Madness

Between the dates of Friday, October 14th and Sunday, October 16th, Makuhari Messe Halls 9-11 housed the first Visual Japan Summit 2016. Over the course of three days, Makuhari saw ...

Ensoku: This is an interview.

Ensoku: This is an interview.

If you've ever heard of Ensoku, your first thought is probably, "This is a pen." This band's crazy stage antics and hilarious concepts have won them a place in visual kei fans' hea ...

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 ...

Codomo Dragon’s just dust in the wind, dude.

Can’t get enough Codomo Dragon? The band’s recent summer tour has taken them across all 47 prefectures of Japan and back. The final tour stop was none other than Tokyo’s Zepp Diver City, which is the ...Read More »

Codomo Dragon’s just dust in the wind, dude.

Can’t get enough Codomo Dragon? The band’s recent summer tour has taken them across all 47 prefectures of Japan and back. The final tour stop was none other than Tokyo’s Zepp Diver City, which is the ...Read More »

lynch.’s Akinori Arrested

Just this evening, an startling announcement was posted to lynch.'s OHP and social media accounts by the band's record label, notifying fans that bassist Akinori was arrested two days ago. We sincerel ...Read More »

Introducing: RAZOR

Here's a new band full of names that you'll probably recognize. RAZOR is a five-member band that will officially kick off activities on November 30th with a one-man show and the release of their first ...Read More »

Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

A few months ago, we introduced you to VisUnite, a new app available for iOS and Android that allows you to support some of your favorite visual kei artists. You also might have heard of it if you're ...Read More »

LIPHLICH’s Full Album, Oneman Tour

Next Wednesday, the 19th, is going to be a big day for visual kei fans, as tons of new releases will be dropping on that day--including LIPHLICH's newest album. LIPHLICH's upcoming release is titled 『 ...Read More »

DIR EN GREY and PIERROT Collaborate for Project

If you've been following Twitter or Facebook closely over the past couple of days, you may have noticed an account named ANDROGYNOS. The mysterious first tweet only reads, "PIERROT, DIR EN GREY, ANDRO ...Read More »

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